On a recent trip to the West Coast I was advised to order Swedish pancakes from a local restaurant near San Francisco. Being an intrepid, but skeptical pancake eater, I did. They were amazing not just for the taste but the unusual texture. A bumpy consistency that reminded me of those kambucha drinks or bubble … Continue reading Swedish Oatmeal Pancakes
If you cook most of the meals in your house you are likely to either fall into a rut or grasp greatness by experimenting with new things. I am always trying to simultaneously improve what I'm making and trying to capture some far-off, once-tasted flavor or texture that I experienced in the past. Sometimes I have … Continue reading Favorite Oatmeal for Winter Mornings
Every once in a while my daughter, who is the lieutenant chef, has a special request, and of course, within reason, we try to accommodate it. This morning was Banana Pancakes. Cliche, right? We often get them at Harry's in West Roxbury (where they are to die for) but that does require getting up … Continue reading Crazily Addictive Banana Pancakes
When I first called this "The Breakfast of Champions" I was being facetious. Unlike its eponymous namesake, it has basically all the wrong things going for it. It's high in fat (thanks to the salami). It's high in sodium, thanks to the cheese and the salami, and it's high in sugar due to the massive … Continue reading Breakfast of Champions!