Scotch Eggs

A decadent treat for breakfast

A decadent treat for breakfast

Scotch Eggs are one of those classic dishes that I had always wanted to try. Partly because of the way they look, and because I am a fan of eggs any style for breakfast. This is most definitely not what your doctor would recommend, eggs swathed in breakfast sausage, breaded then deep fried. I hope Dr. Miller doesn’t see this post. I pan fried mine but you can use a deep fryer ¬†too. I would also recommend baking after deep frying to make sure the meat is cooked through. To accompany these we made biscuits and country gravy. (read more)

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Smoked Gouda, Avocado and Tomato Panini

Smoked Gouda, Avocado and Tomato Panini...with a Stella

Smoked Gouda, Avocado and Tomato Panini…with a Stella

This simple meal really hit the spot on a Friday evening after a long work week. The girls were with their Dad, and it was time to unwind and relax. Makayla was the one who originally made this yummy sandwich for her home economics class last year. I happened to have a good crusty loaf of Italian herb bread and the other ¬†ingredients on hand. We have one of those little indoor grills that works great as a panini maker. You could add bacon to this to make it more decadent, or keep it vegetarian, which is what I did. Pair it with a nice cold beer and you have your own little happy hour of peace and quiet…ahhhh… (read more)

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