Southern Italian Sunday Breakfast

Spane had a new haircut and I had a package of mild Italian sausages in my freezer on Saturday. In a moment of inspiration, I decided that I would make my girl friend Biba’s Mom’s recipe for Biscuits and Gravy. John, always here on Sunday morning with Maria, Spane and I, also suggested eggs.   Biscuits have always been an issue for me – they would turn out more like crackers than fluffy biscuits, but I finally found a recipe that worked. I had tried using my fingers, but the fat always melted. When I made Fresh Blueberry Muffin Breakfast Cake I learned that I did not have to laborously use a fork to mix the fat and dry ingredients, I could use a food processor instead. Wow! Who knew? So, when I saw the recipe and it said to quickly mix the fat and flour with your fingers, so … Continue reading

Simple and Light Friday Morning Food

Okay, you don’t have to have this on Friday, and you don’t even have to have it for breakfast at all. I made this on a Saturday afternoon. Scrambled Eggs with Tomato, Basil and Salmon Cream Cheese Ingredients 4 eggs 1 tbsp milk 1 tsp chopped basil (preferably fresh) 1 fresh tomato, chopped 1 tbsp fresh, unsalted butter 1 tbsp Philadelphia Salmon Cream Cheese Himalayan Pink Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper for garnish Method Beat the egg with the basil and milk until you cannot see any of the egg white. Put a skillet on the stove and heat it to medium. Put the butter in the skillet, and swirl it around so it coats the sides of the pan as well. As soon as the butter is melted, add the egg mixture. Scramble the eggs, and just before they are finished, add the tomato and cream cheese. Mix in … Continue reading