Skip to main content

Bougie Girl In The Kitchen: Variations on a Simple Country Breakfast

 

As a born and bred Midwesterner, I have great memories of country breakfasts which consisted of bacon, eggs, pancakes, potatoes, and fruit of some type. All of us would gather around the table and bask in the goodness of a down home meal.

Life can become too hectic on the weekends for us to indulge in preparing a huge labor-intensive breakfast. However, we can create the  delicious magic of a simple country breakfast without spending too much time toiling over a hot stove.

The key to creating a pared down country breakfast is to limit the menu to 3 dishes. Today, I chose to make pan-seared chopped red potatoes marinated in balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, and Spanish onions. I cooked up some egg whites with scallions and I baked turkey bacon  marinated in tangelo juice.

The total cooking time of this feast is under 1 hour. I will post the recipes for my variation on a simple country breakfast at a later date.









Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Writer's Nook Envy

I am in the process of creating a Writer's Nook for my townhouse. This task is so  Gen X/hipstery that I feel a little sheepish about even blogging about it. Yet, it must be mentioned because this simple task has turned into a huge undertaking.

My new townhouse has a spacious basement which upon first glance seemed like a great place to set up an office and a workshop. Setting up the work table and supplies went pretty smoothly.

However, the drafty basement has proved to be a not so great location for my writer's nook. Also, it is a windowless space which after awhile made me feel as though I was in some sort of lock down situation.

So, I moved my writer's nook upstairs and this space is definitely more conducive for working. Though, my makeshift printer tables pushed together a long with the dining room chair screams "first apartment out of college chic".

At age 41, I would like to move past that decor and into something a lot more sophisticated.

Alas, cash flo…

Lots Of Irons In My Fire...

The past few months have been hectic in a good way. Years of personal growth, soul searching, and planning have come to fruition. Though, everything is not completely in place yet. I am definitely moving in the right direction.

I know this because the obstacles which were firmly in my way before seem to be stepping aside for me. The Universe seems to have given its blessing to this more evolved path that I am walking. Of course, this is not to say that there will not be challenges along the way.

But, I have learned over the years how not to allow challenges to become permanent barriers. Challenges are meant to guide us in the right direction. Unfortunately,they can occur without prior warning and despite having a solid contingency plan in place. Been there. Done that.

It has only been within the past few years that I have truly learned to embrace the wisdom which can come from challenges and unforeseen delays. A few years ago, several challenges swept into my life and seemed to take …

I am a bougie girl: Bold Statement Necklace

This necklace requires some sass and a little fashion imagination