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Spoon-free oatmeal

"Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise." -- Benjamin Franklin, American founding father In my perfect world, we would not be getting up before dawn every weekday. But, we are -- and that means breakfast has to be simple. Really simple. In the winter, I have oatmeal. In… Continue reading Spoon-free oatmeal

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‘Country Boy’ griddle cakes

"Well, I got me a fine wife, I got me old fiddle. When the sun's coming up, I got cakes on the griddle." John Denver, "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" There is food and there is food. I'm pretty sure, when John Denver sang so delightfully of "cakes on the griddle," he wasn't talking… Continue reading ‘Country Boy’ griddle cakes

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Frosty-windows oatmeal

“Battles that involve oatmeal are just never going to end up being historic, you know?" Jake went on. "Gettysburg? No major oatmeal involvement. The Battle of Midway? Neither side used oatmeal. Desert Storm? No oatmeal.” Katherine Applegate, American young adult/childrens author Forget "frost on the punkin'" -- when you live in an old house with… Continue reading Frosty-windows oatmeal