Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Breakfast for dinner

I've been thinking a lot about breakfast lately. (Is that weird?)

I love how creative and fun breakfasts can be from fancy cheese omelets with hot sauce and shredded purple cabbage to fluffy, fruity pancakes with maple syrup and whipped cream; crepes filled with hazelnut sauce and bananas or spicy sausages with black beans and avocados wrapped tightly in a soft tortilla shell. The combinations are endless and the dishes as individual as those sitting down to their morning feast.

Of course, breakfasts needn't be complicated. In fact, they can also be the simplest of meals. Why, there's that comforting bowl of oatmeal with a teaspoon of brown sugar and warm milk that greets you on a cold winter morning or that perfect slice of toast with the raspberry jam from that cute little shop off the highway or even easier still, the black cup of coffee and donut that you hesitantly admit to devouring yet that filled you up just enough to get through that boring meeting first thing in the morning.

(No, breakfast needn't be too complicated...unless, of course, you want it to be.)

I think what I especially love about breakfast is that you don't have to be a master chef to prepare something special and hell, you don't even have to have it first thing in the morning (like today's dinner). And it can be shared with others or enjoyed in silence all alone.

Yes, breakfast really is the perfect meal.

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