Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘breakfast’

It’s no secret that our Fruit Perfect is delicious in pies, stirred into yogurt, spooned over pancakes and ice cream or enjoyed straight from the jar, but recently Justin shared that he’s been using Fruit Perfect Blueberries to recreate a favorite from his childhood.  He grew up eating his mother’s homemade labneh, a tangy, creamy staple of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine similar but not quite identical to both yogurt and sour cream.  In his household, labneh was the standard accompaniment to toast, so a few weeks ago when Justin saw small containers of it for sale at the natural foods co-op here in Petoskey, he took some home, spread it over a slice of whole wheat toast and, in a moment of improvisation, added a spoonful of plump, sweet Fruit Perfect Blueberries and a sprinkling of dried spearmint in place of the more traditional zaatar.
(more…)

Read Full Post »


In a few days my boyfriend and I will pack up our car and head down to the Chicago suburbs to spend Christmas with his family.  It’s a special visit — there’s no itinerary and no obligations, and it’s the only time all year that the entire family is together. Also, there’s brunch.  For as long as anyone can remember, my boyfriend’s mother Jill has made a lovely Christmas brunch.  The offerings have changed over time but the brunch has evolved into a beloved holiday tradition that always includes Jill’s delicious quiche and homemade granola, bacon, fresh fruit and moist, crumbly coffee cake.

(more…)

Read Full Post »

One of my favorite things about weekends is the possibility of brunch.  While my weekday breakfasts typically consist of cold cereal or whatever I can safely consume while driving, brunch is a leisurely, no-obligations indulgence filled with foods few of us have time for during the week — foods like french toast.
(more…)

Read Full Post »