Foods You Enjoy for Breakfast that are non-typical
- KaimukiMan Jun 12, 2011 02:05 AM
yes, prompted by that other breakfast thread.... i do like many 'typical' breakfast foods, but i also like some non traditional ones, especially leftovers.
top on my list would be cold leftover pizza. on a warm summer morning (or almost any morning in Honolulu) it really hits the spot. just love it for breakfast. i go out of my way to make sure at least a slice or two is leftover after having pizza the night before.
pie - my favorite is apple, and most of the time pecan is too sweet, but in a pinch it will do. If i liked pumpkin i am sure it would be on my list.
stew - one of the best reasons for owning a microwave is heating up things like beef stew for breakfast.
spaghetti - or other similar pasta dish. again the microwave is a hero.
oddly enough sandwiches are not on my list, although there should be a law that leftover turkey, ham, or roast beef must be reserved for the making of sandwiches, but for me thats snack, lunch, or even dinner food, not breakfast.
If you define 'breakfast' as the day's first meal, but not necessarily early in the morning.....well - then I guess I'm pretty flexible as to what goes in my mouth.
I tend to just have coffee before I wake up '-), but a couple hours later, the sky's the limit. While I often will make such typical things as scrambled eggs and a grapefruit on the side with a glass of milk, my "breakfasts" these last days ranged from
whole grilled trout/mackerel
spicy Thai dim sum & larb
fried fish with potato salad.
Again, my 'breakfast' is everyone else's lunch probably (time & meal-wise), but it's MY breakfast.
KaimukiMan, I am with you on the leftovers. Most anything will do as I am not a huge fan of traditional breakfast foods. If I go out I always look for a place that will serve from the lunch menu at breakfast. Sometimes this puts a damper on getting the meal out as quickly, but hey I am worth the wait right? A favorite was a chicken Buffalo sandwhich with onion rings.
I've never eaten "breakfast food" for breakfast. Today I'm going to have chili. I'm not eating cake or ice cream these days, but if I were, I find both perfectly acceptable first meals in the morning. I'm eating eggs again (scrambled or omelets only) after being sick of them for about three years, but I don't necessarily eat them for breakfast.
My two favorites are leftover cold peanut or sesame noodles and a BLTA( avooado) on very dark wheat toast with horseradish mayo