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Today my friend came over and we made a huge brunch type spread. So 2 of these are recipes we've followed, and one of them is my own recipe (for scrambled eggs, which I have perfected by now)

french toast sticks

These turned out REALLY badly. I don't think it was the recipe so much as it was us. We planned out the meal yesterday and so I had only gotten to the store yesterday, and I bought a banana as I didn't have any. It was pretty much the only one not green and the recipe called for a really ripe banana. Also the recipe suggested cinnamon raisin bread, which we got, but it was a bit on the thin side and the batter didn't really stick to the bread at all and it cooked weirdly and blegh. I didn't even try it because my friend took a bite of hers and told me to not even bother. Recipe fail!


apple pie muffins

These were pretty good. The apples didn't really shine through though, like, you couldn't really taste them at all. I'm not sure what kind of apples they were (my friend is the one who brought them over) but the recipe didn't specify, so. The brown sugar crunchy top was amazing, however! In fact, the muffins tasted more like brown sugar than apple. I only had one, so maybe they'll improve with further tastings, sometimes I will feel meh about something only to really enjoy it later on.

Now I'm off to the gym to work off all that plus the sausage we consumed for breakfast.

And then Scrambled Eggs.

Usually when I make them, I make them just for me so I use 2 eggs. Since there were 2 of us today, I used 4.
I either mince 1 clove of garlic and then mince some red onion and put them, along with a little bit of salt, in a bowl of whisked eggs and mix them together. Sometimes I will grate the garlic and melt it with the butter (I only do the previous if I decide to use oil instead of butter for the pan) and then put the onion/egg combination in. Occasionally I'll put in a very small dab of cream cheese to make it creamier. Today my friend wanted cheese, so I grated some sharp white cheddar.

Then I put it on the pan and put it on medium low, and constantly stir the eggs, maybe for about 5-7 minutes.
Today I just minced and mixed everything, even though I used butter for the pan.

THESE ARE AMAZING!

Date: 2012-07-03 08:18 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] antismiles.livejournal.com
Ooh, I'll have to try your version of scrambled eggs. I normally just poach an egg and eat it on toast, but your recipe sounds delicious! I'm going to the store today anyway; might as well pick up those ingredients. :)

Date: 2012-07-03 08:27 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] hmsharmony.livejournal.com
It all sounds so yummy (and fun!). I never thought to put garlic in my scrambled eggs, which is funny since my life pretty much revolves around garlic. I will definitely store that idea away for the next time I make breakfast!

Date: 2012-07-03 09:39 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] storybox.livejournal.com
Oh god breakfast fooooooood!

Apple pie muffins sound good! And I think it's really hard to make awesome tasting muffins or cupcakes with apples in them. But oh brown sugar on top sounds delicious!

Date: 2012-07-04 06:07 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] green-aurora.livejournal.com
This post is all kinds of delicious! :D

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