Category Archives: Breakfast

Anytime Strata

If you have been reading my blog for a while, it is no secret that I love Saturday morning breakfast.  It is my favorite meal to prepare.  Everything on Saturday morning moves in a slower pace in our home.  I can take my time doing prep work and we definitely take our time eating the meal.  It’s that ‘easy morning feeling’ that I love so much.  This Strata is a perfect Saturday morning meal.

 

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Chocolate Pecan Bread Pudding

I felt so good to be back in my kitchen this weekend with my beloved oven, Edna.  I missed her and she missed me!  I wanted to treat Sir Streusel to his favorite Bread Pudding, but with a twist.  You can find his favorite Bread Pudding here.  I wanted to add a little chocolate to it, for me!  

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Summer Blueberry Roundup

Today is all about the blueberry!  Blueberries are Sir Streusel’s favorite summer fruit.  Strawberries run a close second, but I believe the blueberry wins being his favorite by a nose.  I am sharing a few of his very favorite blueberry recipes that  I bake for him so that you can use up all those blueberries you have picked this summer.  I am nice that way!

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The Best of Summer Dessert Round-up

I have rounded up my favorite summer desserts using the deliciousness of the summer fruits that are available right now.  It is time to get the cobblers baking and the trifles in the fridge!

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Pancake Cake

Why do I love pancakes, oh let me count the ways!

  1.  They are fun!  
  2.  They are for everyone!
  3.  They are for breakfast!
  4.  They are for dinner!
  5.  They are cute!
  6.  They have a holiday named after them, “National Pancake Day”.
  7.  They are easy to make!
  8.   They can be made into a cake!!!

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Punks, Frittata, Macaroons, Pepper Nachos, and Cheesecake

Let me start this post by stating that it is full of recipes from my weekend with my punks.  I have all of the recipes located at the end of the post, just keep scrolling!

Last week was a bonus week for this Mama, my Raleigh punks came home!  They normally only come home during Christmas but one punk couldn’t make it this past holiday so I got a bonus!  I literally could not stop smiling last week.

This was the first of three runs to the grocery store plus a run to the seafood market.

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Strawberry Muffins

The past couple of weeks I have found some amazing Florida strawberries in my grocery store.  It’s early for strawberries but these were AMAZING!  As I was snacking on them during my car ride home, I got a vision of muffins, lots and lots of muffins.

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Migas

I love Saturday morning breakfast.  It is my favorite meal of the week to prepare.  No time table, no clock watching, no having to get in on the table before everyone is rushing out the door, just a relaxing morning in the kitchen at my own speed.  We love Migas.  Migas is a dish of tortilla chips mixed into a scrambled egg mixture.

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Savory Pumpkin Bread

It’s pumpkin baking season!  All you have to do is step inside any grocery store and you will see an explosion of pumpkin.

Such as…..

Apparently breakfast is a very popular pumpkin fest.
Apparently breakfast is a very popular pumpkin fest.
More goodies.
More goodies.

However, this one has me scratching my head……

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Not to sure about this one.

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Blueberry Muffins

This week I had my annual mammogram.  No biggie, go in and get ‘er done.  The following day I received the dreaded phone call, “Mrs. Sheaffer, we need you to come back for more pictures.  The doctor saw some irregularities. ”  It became very quiet in our home for the rest of the day.  Neither Eric nor myself slept at all that night.  The next morning, we head for round two of pictures.  I had confided in a handful of friends for prayer and they were so wonderful.  Everyone of them were sending me texts or Facebook Messages telling me they were covering me in prayer and that they loved me.  My phone was going off non-stop.  There is no greater feeling than having the support of wonderful friends.  Great news!!!! BENIGN!  When Eric was told I was clean, he broke down crying.  I didn’t realize how stressed he was.  It broke my heart to see him like that and that I could cause him so much stress.  The flip side is, we did the Happy Dance together!  

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