Category Archives: Breakfast

Cooking with Beer: Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Beer Dough

After making Pumpkin Beer Waffles, I had 1/2 can of leftover pumpkin & 1/2 a bottle of wheat beer in the fridge.   Since the weather is cooler, I’m back into baking.   I decided on No-Knead Beer Bread with … Continue reading

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Cooking with Beer: Pumpkin Beer Waffles

One of my friends is a home brewer & they have introduced me to craft beers.   I’ve never been a big beer drinker, except in college & only then because it was the only thing I could afford.   … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning: Strawberry Hand Pies

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety……Aesop There is something special about a leisurely Sunday morning with the newspaper and good food, sitting on the deck enjoying the beauty & peace of nature.   … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake Pancakes with Cream Cheese Maple Drizzle

Happy Easter !!  The bunny came by and evidently left us carrots instead of eggs this year.   Well, at least I had a lot of carrots in the fridge this morning when I was doing that thing when you … Continue reading

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Shortcut Method: Homemade Bisquick

I’ve always enjoyed baking and usually from scratch.   I like the process of mixing and measuring, but I also like to eat healthy, avoiding the preservatives of buying grocery store mixes, whenever possible.   However, I am not a … Continue reading

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Coffee Cup Meals: Scrambled Eggs in a Mug

Yup, I’m loving this easy, simple method of making a healthy breakfast.   My regular breakfast is either steel-cut oatmeal in a mug (see my shortcut method) or Muffin in A Mug.   I usually don’t have time (or am not … Continue reading

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Coffee Cup Meals: Muffin In A Minute

I accidentally found a new trend that I adore……coffee cup cooking.  It is quick, healthy & a great way to make single-serving healthy breakfasts.  Plus since you whip it together in the coffee mug, cleanup is really easy.  The possibilities … Continue reading

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ShortCut Method: Microwave Steel Cut Oatmeal

Most days, I eat oatmeal for breakfast and since I am not a ‘morning person’,  it has to be easy.   Now comes the dilemna…..I prefer the chewy texture of  steel cut oatmeal  and it takes 30 minutes on the … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Drop Scones

Sometimes I cook because I want to try a recipe I have seen or some ingredient I want to use.   Most often I am craving a particular thing.  This time it was the can of leftover pumpkin from making … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Dinner: Oat & Cornmeal Waffles with Cranberry Syrup

When I was a girl, my daddy made dinner on Sundays and it was always waffles.   We could put anything in them or on them we wanted.  Peanut butter, bananas, bacon and we thought we were the bomb.   … Continue reading

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