Category Archives: breakfast

>Quiche…the answer to leftovers

> I know that we all have leftovers that go over, or vegetables that have had a few too many days of hanging out in the fridge and are now less than stellar. Now, don’t get me wrong – I … Continue reading

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>Banana-Pecan Oatmeal Squares

> So remember the banana-cranberry butter that I made the other day? Here is a fabulous way to use it! These squares are mind-blowingly good, and although there are a lot of steps, they are pretty easy. These would be … Continue reading

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>Apple Butter & Pecan Pancakes!

> Breakfast is back! (Sorry, I love saying that). So after my failure with the cat treats, I wanted to make something that was pretty surefire, and these pancakes were just what the doctor ordered. Moist, fluffy, and bursting with … Continue reading

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>Ocean Beach Pier Cafe

>Switching gears back to our regularly scheduled programming, I wanted to talk about a place known among locals of San Diego, yet not frequented by tourists. After all, many of the viewers of this blog are probably those who are … Continue reading

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>Dottie’s True Blue Cafe

>I’m going to take a break from the regularly scheduled programming, and write a few reviews from my weekend excursion to San Francisco. I think that many who read this blog are either San Diegans or tourists coming to California, … Continue reading

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>Homemade Strawberry Jam

> I have a confession: I am very picky about jam, and I dislike jelly altogether. I have only specific brands of jam that I will buy, most of them quite expensive. I just don’t like all of the HFCS … Continue reading

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>Hash House a Go Go

>San Diego is a city of breakfast. When I ask people about good places to eat, the subject of booze specials usually comes up, followed by a mention of favorite brunch locales. A favorite eatery of locals, tucked into an … Continue reading

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>Almost Sugar-free, Gluten-free Super Chocolate "Muffins"

> I’ve had a number of requests for some gluten-free recipes. I’ve never baked gluten-free, and I’m still trying to determine how to create gluten-free baked goods that rise nicely. These muffins are muffins only in the loosest of terms. … Continue reading

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>Sugar-free Orange Muffins

> When my sister came to visit recently, she told me about some delicious orange scones that she had eaten with chunks of orange peel that made them so satisfying and yummy. I decided that I really wanted to create … Continue reading

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>Perfect French Toast

> French toast is my absolute favorite breakfast food. It satisfies my craving for sweet in the morning, and it is fast and easy. Like many foods that incorporate spices and eggs, French toast was conceived as a means of … Continue reading

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