Category: Cooking


Omelets in the Making

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Flapjacks anyone!

Are there any other names for pancakes?

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On a Pile

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On a Tray With One Yolk Revealed

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Sunny Side Up (TL) and Omelet (BR)

Eggs are priced at around 10 cents/egg right now in Bangladesh! Not a poor man’s food, for sure.

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My grandson, Riley is enjoying the cool evening, roasting a marshmellow!

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In the MakingSwiss Fondue in the Making

And the finished productFinished Product

We had a wonderful time as Philipp hosted a wonderful Swiss Fondue party.  Thanks, Philipp for a great evening of fellowship and good food!

Vicki enjoying some cheese.

Vicki enjoying some cheese.

Diane, the first to enjoy the Swiss Fondue!

Diane, the first to enjoy the Swiss Fondue!

THE LADIES GET A  BREAK ON THE U.S. THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION!  The guys fixed breads, carrot dish, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, salad, vegetables, smoked chicken, pumpkin pie, ice cream, and A&W Root Beer Floats.

A&W Root Beer Float

A&W Root Beer Float

Lovely Fruit Dish

Lovely Fruit Dish

Goose!

Goose!

Dustin's Bread Spiced with Hot Pepper

Dustin’s Bread Spiced with Hot Pepper

Stirring up a wonderful salad.

Stirring up a wonderful salad.

Mashed Potato Chef

Mashed Potato Chef

Bread Baker

Bread Baker

Taste Testing

Taste Testing

Can't have Thanksgiving without Pumpkin (mishti khumra) pie!

Can’t have Thanksgiving without Pumpkin (mishti khumra) pie!

I love these pitas, as well as the cool evenings that accompanies them.

A Welcome Street Side Snack!

BANANA BRAN MUFFINS OR BLUE MOON

Danae, here is the recipe you requested!  Note it has quite a few variations from the recipe I sent on Facebook.  I just finished eating one and thought I would like it a little sweeter, but you know I like anything sweeter than most folks.  Alice just told me she wanted something fat free, sugar free and high fiber, and is still experimenting.

2 C.   Mashed Bananas                       1/2 C.   Whole Wheat Flour

1   1/2    C. Oatmeal                                                3 tsp. Baking Soda

1/2   tsp. Salt                                                                                 3   Eggs

1  C. Yogurt                                                                    1/2  C.    Honey

1   C.  Roasted Chopped Pecans                     1  1/2 tsp. Vanilla

                                                                              2 C.    Bran

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Combine dry ingredients.  In another bowl, mix the bananas

with the liquids and stir into the dry ingredients, just until moistened.   If the final mixture

doesn’t seem dry enough add some more flour. Spoon into greased muffin tins and bake

until light brown, about 20 minutes.

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I was going to feature today’s blue moon, but decided to post the muffin recipe instead.  The moon doesn’t really look blue but was given this name because it was an extra full moon and needed a name.  It refers either to the second full moon in a month (This month on August 1 and 31), or the 4th one in a season (Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall).  The moon cycle is 29.5 days. With either method the next one will be in 2015.  This is why there is the saying, “It only happens once in a blue moon (Every 2-3 years)!”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_moon

Enjoy the Blue Moon and the Muffins!

It was special to go to Platinum Suites in Banani with my good friend for their breakfast buffet!  The buffet included omelets, beef bhuna, chicken sausage, pancakes, sauteed potatoes, alu bhuna, conjee soup and other items.

WE SURE ENJOYED THESE EGG SANDWICHES prepared in Old Dhaka.

NUTRITIOUS AND TASTY STREET FOOD!