Posts Tagged 'breakfast'

Foodie Friday: Neighborhood Nibbles–Part Two

Season’s Greetings! A Happy New Year to you all! If you read my last “Neighborhood Nibbles” post, you’ll know that recently, three good friends of mine (who also happen to be chefs) visited me in Nashville. They came into town for some NFL football, delicious food, and Southern hospitality. They were very clear about what they wanted “food-wise”: Simple, flavorful Southern-style foods.  And, of course, they also wanted to try any Nashville-specific specialties. (more…)

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Foodie Friday: The Wake-Up Cup–7 Reasons We’re Buzzing About Coffee

Strange but true: Not everyone likes coffee. But if you’re among the roughly 83% of Americans who drink coffee, you understand the appeal of this warm, evocative, friendly-bitter drink. Whether you drink it to accompany your breakfast and start your day, sip it during a well-deserved break from work, or savor it with a dessert course, the beloved cup of joe is a favorite of foodies the world over. (more…)

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Foodie Friday: Thanksgiving Encore! Reinvented Leftovers You’ll Love

Black Friday: a day for shopping, resting, and digging into the remains of yesterday’s feast. If you’re stuck in a sleepy, after-meal rut and can’t think of ways to serve up those extra dishes in a foodie-friendly fashion, we’ve got you covered. Here are some tasty inspirations to make the most of your Thanksgiving leftovers.

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Foodie Friday: It’s Time to Pig Out! International Bacon Day

Three Strips Of Fried Crispy Bacon Isolated On White.

In addition to the Labor Day festivities we hope you’ll kick-start this holiday weekend, tomorrow is also International Bacon Day! Mmmmm!

To celebrate, we’re sharing some of the strangest bacon-flavored foods we could find, as well as sharing some trivia about bacon to impress your fellow foodies over brunch.

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Foodie Friday: 6 Imaginative Lunch Ideas for Foodie Kids

Elementary School Pupils With Healthy And Unhealthy Lunch Boxes

 

It’s back-to-school time, and that means it’s also time to get creative with school lunches—whether carried in a fancy lunch box, thermos, or a humble brown paper bag. Today, we’ll discover 6 fun and delicious lunch ideas for kids to start the school year right with a lunchbox full of foodie happiness.

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Foodie Friday: 5 Ways to Reinvent Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

As we make our foodie preparations for Thanksgiving,  let’s think ahead to some creative ways to repurpose all those leftovers into delicious dishes! Today, we feature several gratitude-inspiring recipes that will have you turkey calling well past Turkey Day.

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Foodie Friday: The Most Important–4 Reasons to Love Breakfast Anytime

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Michael:  “What have we always said is the most important thing?”
George Michael:  “Breakfast.”
Michael:  “Family.”
George Michael:  “Oh right. Family. I thought you meant of the things you eat.”

— the Bluths, Arrested Development

Happy Foodie Friday! In light of the icy winter storms that have overtaken much of the US this past week, we’re grabbing our emergency milk and bread and celebrating the joy of brinner—also known as breakfast for dinner. Here are four reasons we think the most important meal of the day is the perfect choice anytime of day(more…)

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Foodie Friday: The Classic Glazed Krispy Kreme

promo_KrispyKremeDozen“Think big thoughts, but relish small pleasures.”

—H. Jackson Brown, Jr. from Life’s Little Instruction Book

As the weekend approaches, it’s a great time for each of us to step back from the busy work week and enjoy a few of life’s small pleasures. One of my all-time favorites is the Krispy Kreme Doughnut. I have enjoyed these little gems on occasion for more than 30 years. The simplicity of the original-glazed recipe and the genius “hot now” neon sign marketing work together to give this irresistible treat some serious staying power and cultural cache. (more…)

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