Category Archives: breakfast

Oatmeal Pancakes with Lingonberry Jam (from Good to the Grain)

Here’s the thing about pancakes: you start with one and then you go for another (maybe with a different topping) and then another…And then you have to unzip your pants. I, like Joy the Baker, and probably a billion other … Continue reading

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Sour Cream Pecan Crumb Coffee Cakes for a Crowd

A good day should always start with coffee cake. Preferably one with an out-of-this-world pecan crust and a beckoning chocolate-cinnamon swirl. Ok, maybe not EVERY day, but you know what I mean. When I was younger, I was what my … Continue reading

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Asparagus Frittata: When Brunch Strikes

A friend of mine recently celebrated her birthday by throwing herself a brunch. It was a novel idea and something that felt fresh. Every year, I go out to dinner with friends. Every year, we go to a bar or … Continue reading

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Maple-Olive Oil Granola: Just Me

Here I am. Making granola again. But not my go-to granola–what may become my new go-to granola. Granola that is sweetened only with maple syrup, and has an amazing floral olive oil fragrance. It is speckled with pumpkin seeds, sunflower … Continue reading

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Tartine’s Biscuity Buttermilk Scones

If you have never been to Tartine Bakery in San Francisco, and you’re not going to find yourself there anytime soon, please invite a handful of (good) friends over and make a batch of these delectable scones. I have made … Continue reading

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Homemade Yogurt and a Confession

Those of you who have been longtime readers of eating/sf may have noticed that restaurant reviews have been few and far between these days. Recipes have always been the bread and butter of this blog, but restaurant reviews were a … Continue reading

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Bruleed Baked Oatmeal: Breakfast Week Continues

I waxed on about how much I love breakfast in my previous post. You get the picture. Breakfast is the first thing on my mind when I wake up in the morning–weekday or weekend. Which is why I have a … Continue reading

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