• Easy Blueberry Overnight Oatmeal

      I’ve been enjoying HOT overnight oatmeal for a few years now and I’d been curious about all the cold versions I’d been seeing on Pinterest (are we connected there by the way?). I finally made cold blueberry overnight oatmeal and it’s FANTASTIC!! Couldn’t be simpler, mix everything in a canning jar, shake and store in the fridge overnight.

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    • Breakfast

      The remains of my homemade bresaola were starting to test my courage, the surface was beginning to feel sticky, though it was still passing the sniff and taste test. I decided to slice away the outer coat and roughly dice what remained to make my versi ...

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  • Breakfast at the Merrywell

    … Mrs Crunchy on a stick with a pair of eggs for $15. Cute and effective, the bread is a little sweet, but I'm not complaining. In the background and very truncated is the New York egg sandwich (the egg was not runny and it felt dry in the mouth) which comes with an addictive serve of tater tots (grated, fried and heavily salted potato balls…

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  • Mac & Cheese Night #5: American Grilled Cheese Kitchen

    … Fifth macaroni and cheese night already? And I’m not even sick of the stuff yet. I must say, though, that all this mac and cheese analysis has affected my standards. Let’s just say that a recent order from a fast food chain was NOT up to snuff. Bright orange sauce lacking flavor and overcooked noodles doesn’t do it for me as easily as it used…

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  • Blueberry Banana Oatmeal Muffins with Toasted Walnuts

    … Makes a big batch of 18 -22 muffins – freeze half of them in an airtight container If you prefer pecans over walnuts, sub them in. Fresh blueberries made a difference here – try and use them if you can. Ingredients 1.5 c all purpose flour + 3 T for topping .75 c white sugar .5 c icing sugar 1.5 t baking soda 1.5 t baking powder 1 c…

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  • Sides Hardware & Shoes: Come for the Bacon Steak

    … Written & photographed by Liz Dodder There are many reasons to eat breakfast or lunch at Sides Hardware & Shoes: the bright location right off Grand Ave in Los Olivos, the great fresh and local ingredients in the dishes, the ever-changing menu, the chef brothers Matt & Jeff Nichols (longtime chefs in the Santa Ynez Valley, known…

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