Breakfast

Fried Cornmeal Mush

Fried Cornmeal Mush

Richard’s been after me to make this for a special weekend breakfast. So, here it is. Yummy, yummy, yummy, old fashioned fried mush. Just like mom used to make! Imagine soft creamy polenta, sandwiched between two really crispy, crunchy crusts, and topped with a drizzle of sweet maple syrup. That’s fried mush. Far superior to any cornmeal pancake (in my humble […]

By January 31, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Microwave Strawberry Oatmeal

Microwave Strawberry Oatmeal

It’s starting to feel like Spring here in the desert. Flowers are blooming. . . and bees are buzzing. With Springtime, comes California strawberries. They’re already in the markets. I’m making strawberry oatmeal. It’s a delicious, hearty breakfast, perfect for a cool Spring morning. I have never been a big fan of oatmeal. I have bad childhood memories of being forced […]

By March 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
German Pancakes

German Pancakes

My standard weekday breakfast consists of cold or hot cereal with fruit. Lately, I’ve been breaking the monotony with German pancakes. This is my mother’s recipe for a fast and easy, crepe-style German pancake. My sisters and I have been making these since we were children. The recipe calls for a few simple ingredients: eggs, milk, flour and salt. (I couldn’t resist photographing my cute, […]

By February 4, 2014 1 Comments Read More →