Category Archives: Breakfast

Virginia Ham and Biscuits

Virginia is known for many foods, like Peanuts, oysters, and Smithfield ham to name a few. And Virginia has its own original breakfast sandwich! The Early Bird Biscuit company makes hundreds of full fat buttermilk biscuits every day. Filled with … Continue reading

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Tortilla de Patatas – Spanish Tortilla of Potatoes

This delicious vegetarian dish is similar to the Spanish Omelet but a little bit different too. This one is thicker and denser and amazingly satisfying. A dish filled with rich potatoes, sweet onions and stands tall with creamy eggs.

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Pennsylvania Scrapple and Dippy Eggs

It’s Friday and that means some food from another state. The next in line after Delaware is Pennsylvania. One of the first thirteen colonies, this state has a rich history and a diverse culture. The Dutch were the first to … Continue reading

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Smoked Trout and Canadian Bacon Hash

I love hash! This one has the smokey but low fat flavors of Canadian bacon enhanced by the sweetness of smoked trout. If you can’t find trout, any smoked fish will work and still be delicious!

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Lemon Curd Poppy Seed French Toast with Lavender Raspberry Cream

It’s National French Toast day! Also called Gypsy toast, this eggy bread is a delicious treat for breakfast or dessert. No one quite knows who created a national day for this egg soaked bread, but here’s a really tasty recipe … Continue reading

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Spanish Omelet

I was taking a stroll down memory lane and remembered my 7th grade Spanish teacher. I had an assignment from another class to prepare some kind of cultural experience from another country – and I was assigned Spain. So where … Continue reading

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Fried Green Tomato Benedict

Do you still have a green tomato or two on your vines? I did. Problem is, once the weather starts to cool, those things don’t ripen. You can put them in the window sill and eventually the color will turn, … Continue reading

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Creamed Spinach with Egg and Gravlax

Creamed spinach – at first I would never have tried this, but I had a dish like this a few years ago in a Scandinavian restaurant and it tasted amazing! I don’t remember the name of the dish or the … Continue reading

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Turkey Hash – Not just for Breakfast Anymore!

We smoked a turkey a few weeks ago. There was so much we froze a large part of it. But you can only eat so many turkey sandwiches! So for dinner we put together this delicious turkey hash. You can … Continue reading

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Dad’s Czech Potatoes

My dad used to make these super easy potatoes with breakfast every Sunday. He called them Czech potatoes because that’s how grandpa made them – and my grandparents were Czechoslovakian. I’m not sure how authentically Czech they are, but they … Continue reading

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