Berry Banana Oat Smoothie

berry-banana-oat-smoothie

Since hitting the halfway point of pregnancy, a smoothie before “real breakfast” has turned out to be the easiest way (for me) to ensure I’m getting the extra 300 nutrient-dense calories I need per day to nourish the Ravenous Fetus. Not that I really count the calories in my pre-breakfast smoothies, but I’m guessing they work […]

Peanut Butter and Jelly French Toast

Peanut Butter and Jelly French Toast

THE BEST way to make French toast is with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. How can you deny peanut butter and jelly French toast? With berry maple syrup? And more berries inside? Your protests are sounding ridiculous!

Breakfast Enchiladas

Breakfast Enchiladas

Last year, my pal Larry requested more Texas-style breakfast recipes. While I don’t claim to have ever had any type of “breakfast enchiladas” before I made them myself, that was the first idea that popped into my head when I read that request. It took several trials (not so many tribulations, because all the versions […]

Chocolate Chip Waffles

Chocolate Chip Waffles

Chocolate chip pancakes never did agree with me. The first time I had them was at a slumber party in elementary school. They were too sweet and too much like dessert to a kid whose palate was accustomed to Cheerios and shredded wheat. YEARS later, in present day, I’ve discovered chocolate chip waffles. DUUUUDE. Where […]

Buckwheat Waffles

buckwheat waffles

Though both of my parents were a smidge too young to really be hippies in the Woodstock-and-Vietnam-protest-sign sense, they adopted many hippie behaviors and interests: gardening and smoking doobs, eating whole grains and not eating sugar, for it is the Devil. (My dad focused mainly on the first two, my mom the latter activities.) I […]

Lussekatter — Swedish Saffron Buns

Lussekatter — Swedish Saffron Buns

Part nine in my Christmas Around the World series! Christmas in Sweden, focus on: LUSSEKATTER! Thank you to Helen for explaining the origin of these buns. And thank you to Sophie for emailing with me about Swedish Christmas traditions! Lussekatter, or St. Lucy’s Cats, are a sweet saffron bread from Sweden. Saffransbullar they are called, […]

Chicken and Waffles

chicken and waffles

Chicken and waffles is a subject of much debate. Often thought of as a Southern classic, but actually made famous by the Wells Supper Club in Harlem, which definitely ain’t the South, in 1938, which is not that long ago. Then consider the word “classic” as it relates to food. How long must a food […]

Kolache

Kolache

Episode 11 Hilah’s Texas Kitchen: Kolache! (I know everyone says “kolaches” but I think it’s really “kolache” in the plural and just “kolach” in the singular? And I am a stickler for grammar, although I say “kolaches” all the time. Do you know the truth? Let me know!) At any rate, if you’ve never driven […]

Migas – My Favorite Breakfast Taco

Migas

In this episode, I interview Carlos Rivero, co-owner of both El Chile and El Chilito. El Chilito has been a popular spot for breakfast tacos, anytime-tacos, and frozen sangria since the beginning of time. Or at least since they opened their order window 10 years ago on Manor Road in Austin. Migas tacos are one […]