A Saint’s Inspiration

Today is the Feast Day of Saint Thomas Aquinas. Of all the saints, he is one of my favorite. It isn’t so much what he did with his life as what he left to the world. His teachings. His writings. Most of all, his inspiration.

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Mini Breakfast Meat Frittatas

Today is both National Chocolate Cake Day and a Catholic Friday. Today’s recipe has no connection whatsoever to either of those things. It’s neither a cake nor meatless.

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Easy One-Skillet Sausage and Red Pepper Frittata

“Kiddo,” Hubby called out on a recent Sunday morning as he tapped on Kiddo’s bedroom door. “Breakfast is ready. Whatever weird stuff she’s cooked up is on the table.”

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What Are You Doing Today?

Welcome to the Saturday after Thanksgiving, also known as Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a gentle reminder that during this holiday season, don’t forget to patronize the small businesses right in our own neighborhood.

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Who Says You Cannot Cook from a Can?

Today is National Corned Beef Hash Day. What is Corned Beef Hash? At its basic form, it’s a corn beef brisket, onions, potatoes and spices. Hash is an English word that means throwing something together, fitting of Corned Beef Hash.

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Lazy Fried Egg Breakfast

Dear Diary – is it okay to want breakfast all day long? Yeah, you guessed it, today is Dear Diary Day. It’s also Ice Cream Cone Day and White Chocolate Day and Autumnal Equinox and Elephant Appreciation and Car Free and oh me oh my the list goes on and on.

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Brieze Into Sunday

Yeah, it’s Sunday. Normally I share a nice Sunday dinner with you. And I gotta say, that was the plan. But as I “thumbed” through my recipe ideas for Sunday, I saw this beautiful Omelette from Closet Cooking.

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Good Morning Breakfast Bites

Today is Palm Sunday. Last year, we had an awesome Passion Palm Sunday Feast. Palm Sunday is one of my favorite celebrations if you hold it in that moment of praise and acclamation. My spirit soars. The palms we waive on this Sunday will become the ashes of penance and forgiveness the next Ash Wednesday. This year, things are different.

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It’s a Very Blue Day

Pancakes are delicious any way you make them. Today’s pancakes are made extra special with fresh Blueberries. You guessed it, today is National Blueberry Pancake Day.

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Easy French Toast Cinnamon Sticks

Did you know that today is National French Toast Day? Like we need a reason to make French Toast! This year, it also happens to be Thanksgiving. We all know what that means – craziness in the kitchen.

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Quick and Easy Ham Omelette Perfection

This is one of those been there, done that tales. With a fresh cup of coffee in hand, I stood in front of the open refrigerator. I was hungry, but I didn’t know what I was hungry for. Pulled open drawers, moved things around on shelves. Hum, something light and warm and easy. The light began to flicker.

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A Celtic Full Monty Breakfast

The Celtic Tree of Life symbolizes harmony and balance in the universe. Celts believed that trees were the ancestors of human beings and that the Tree of Life possessed special powers. Trees were a connection to the world of the spirits, doorways into other worlds. The most sacred of all trees is the Oak Tree which represents the center of the world. The Oak tree is the doorway to other worlds, the realm of Fairies and Magic. It was believed that the roots of the tree penetrated the depths of lower worlds, while the branches stretched out to touch the heavens. The tree is a symbol of long life, wisdom and rebirth.

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Eggs Benedict – An American Classic

One morning a while back I came across a recipe for Eggs Benedict. That got me to thinking about my own recipe for Eggs Benedict, and the history behind this wonderful Breakfast-Brunch classic.

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Authentic Huevos-Rancheros

Such bright, beautiful colors! Wonderful flavors. A little kick to spice up the day. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, or so I’ve been told. Rarely do we have time for breakfast during the week. I wish I could tell you that we make up for it on the weekends, but the truth of the matter is MAYBE with a little luck, Sundays might include breakfast at home.

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