Category Archives: Breakfast

Dutch Baby for Breakfast

Some lazy mornings, a special breakfast seems in order. This dutch baby pancake – baked in a cast iron skillet – is simple to make and satisfying to fill. Some options: go sweet with applesauce and cottage cheese, or lemon … Continue reading

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Fuller’s Diner in Portland’s Pearl District

We have a new favorite breakfast place in Portland, Oregon. It’s Fuller’s Diner, in the Pearl District. This place is a classic – straight out of the 1940′s. The seating is all diner stools, wrapped around two islands that the … Continue reading

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Easy, Delicious, Low-Fat Banana-Coconut Muffins

Around this time of year, we start to get little piles of very brown bananas piling up in the fruit bowl. This low-fat banana muffin recipe takes less than ten minutes to mix together, and turns out some lovely little … Continue reading

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Sausagey Polenta Breakfast Casserole

After a cold, blustery walk along a grey and gravelly Puget Sound beach, it’s nice to come in to a warm and hearty breakfast that sticks to your ribs – but isn’t super fatty or unhealthy. This sausage and polenta … Continue reading

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Spanish Tortilla with Potato and Spinach

Spanish Tortilla is a wonderfully flavorful, hearty potato dish baked in a cast iron skillet. Our Spanish friend makes a wickedly memorable tortilla – although it’s also a bit plumpening. However, we found this recipe in Cooking Light that’s both … Continue reading

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How to Make a (Perfect) Soft-Boiled Egg

Sometimes a soft-boiled egg with a side of buttery toast makes the perfect breakfast. But, do you know the secret to making perfect soft-boiled eggs? We do (because we’re practically mongeese and we eat a lot of eggs). So without … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Apple Pancakes

This Sunday morning breakfast is super easy to put together, and super delicious to enjoy beside a fire, with the newspaper in hand, your dogs at your feet, and the person you love beside you.

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Hatch Chile Huevos Rancheros

Hatch chiles are in season now, so we’re busy enjoying these green beauties as often as we can. If you don’t have access to freshly roasted hatch chiles, you can roast your own over your bbq, or use a canned … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Savory Crepes with Spinach and Summer Squash

We woke up to the sounds of chirping birds in the garden, and the crisp, cool smell of early fall in Seattle. These crepes, a cup of coffee, and the New York Times  on the patio with the dogs – … Continue reading

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Fresh Egg and Black Bean Breakfast Tacos

Breakfast at the cabin is special – outside, on a sunny porch, under the trees, in the fresh air, with the birds singing away. This breakfast was especially special because our friend Sara gave us some eggs fresh from her … Continue reading

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