March 10, 2011

The Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich: A Lenten Savior

When I was a kid, my mom was pretty adamant about fasting during Lent. That meant no meat at all, which was fine since I was a vegetarian at the time, and limited amounts of cheese. What??

Vegetables were my worst enemies as a child. I avoided anything green and leaf-like, and if I had to eat one, it was going to be a potato. So when Lent would come around every year, I’d always fall back on the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. It’s simple, it’s tasty and you can eat it during Lent. Keep reading for more on America’s favorite sandwich.

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April 23, 2010

More Time For Breakfast


It’s my favorite meal of the day by far, but for some reason, I never take the time to really cook up something truly satisfying for breakfast. Some plain old yogurt or cold cereal or maybe a little fruit seems so much easier then cooking something up. But the truth is, all the things that I have been eating for breakfast never seem to fill me up.
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May 30, 2007

Stuffed (With) French Toast

The French toast I enjoyed at Margaretville Mountain Inn on Sunday was superb, and supported my assertion that the dish is done better with cinnamon rather than copious amounts of powdered sugar. But, just look at this, brioche French toast stuffed with Nutella! Genius!

I must admit I am of a member of the eating-nutella-right-out-of-the-jar-with-a-spoon persuasion, so basically this French toast trumps my weekend in the mountains. Although, the cranberry scones were delightful. Here is the path to nutella-goodness.

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