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Dutch Babies

4 large eggs
2 Tbs. sugar
2 tsp vanilla
2/3 cup flour
2/3 cup milk
Dash salt
Dash ground nutmeg
4 tsp. butter

Beat eggs, sugar, and vanilla until frothy. Add flour to egg mixture and beat lightly until smooth. Add milk and best with a wire whisk until well combined. Stir in salt and nutmeg.

Heat two 12 inch skillets that are oven proof on the stove top. Add 2 Tbs. of butter to each and melt thoroughly. Spread melted butter over whole pan. Add half of the Dutch baby mixture to each pan and then pop them into a preheated 425 oven…

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Mary’s Pancakes

Ricotta gives these more oomph. I still shape mine into bears and kitties.

1 cup flour
1 1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 cups milk
4 Tbs. ricotta cheese
3 Tbs. brown sugar
2 Tbs. butter, melted and cooled
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla

Mix first five ingredients. Add milk, cheese, sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla. Dollop 1/4 cup of batter into skillet on medium heat and roll it around. Flip gently! Enjoy. Serves 3-4.

Conversation starter: If you could move anywhere you wanted to…

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Let them eat berry coffeecake!

A surprising favorite: broiled grapefruit

“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.”
John Gunther


Broiled Grapefruit
We had…

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Hot Cereal that’s nutty and yummy

Ten Grain Hot Cereal

(You can find this in the hot cereal section or the organic sectionof your local grocery store. It looks like ground up grains andoffers ten different grains)

1 1/2 cups boiling water
pinch salt
1/2 cup 10 grain cereal
handful of craisins (I buy mine at Costco)
1-2 tsp. brown sugar (I use Truvia to keep the calories down)
handful of chopped almonds

Boil water in lidded saucepan. Add cereal and stir. Turn to low,cover, and simmer for ten minutes. Once done, add craisins, sugar…

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Yum! Orange-glazed cinnamon rolls from scratch. YOU CAN DO IT!


This picture is taken in France. Can you tell? My family loved these tasty…

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Crepes, the perfect food of JOY!!!

Crepes a la Mary

I’ve been making these crepes nearly twenty years now. Forget the gimmicky crepe makers—all you need to make crepes successfully is a sturdy, non-stick pan and cooking spray. Our favorite way to eat them is Parisian style—rolled up with a smearing of Nutella inside. Raspberry jam and Nutella are also a great combination. Aidan eats them like pancakes, sliced into squares and topped with maple…

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