Thursday, December 08, 2011

Tradition ~ Breakfast with Grandpa

One of the things that Maisie looks forward to doing in Aruba is having her breakfast with Grandpa.  The two of them share a private breakfast together each morning out on the patio.  It’s sweet to watch them together and nice too that my Father is up early and eats breakfast with Maisie so that I don’t have to rush out of bed…yes a special time for Maisie and a true holiday for me!

Untitled 0 00 00-01 eMaisie and Grandpa, 2011.  Looking back at previous years, I’m amazed at how big my wee little Maisie Miao Miao has grown.

Breakfast with Grandpa[5]Breakfast with Grandpa 2010.

Dad & Maisie brekkieBreakfast time with Grandpa 2009.

As I mentioned in my previous post, I had a couple of cooking challenge posts which automatically posted to Cook Lisa Cook while I was away.  The first one was my Secret Recipe Club submission, a delicious Texas Chicken with Lime Butter.  My second recipe post was for the Crazy Cooking Challenge where all the participants went looking out in blogland for what they considered the ultimate fudge recipe, made the recipe and posted it.  For me the ultimate fudge recipe was an insanely delicious Biscoff Fudge which didn’t last very long in our home.  Not only was it delicious but it was super simple to make with no real cooking and only five ingredients.  Click on the picture to be taken to the recipe.


If fudge isn’t your thing or you’re looking for something from breakfast to dinner, appetizer to desert or even a drink or snack, check out my other recipes posted on Cook Lisa Cook including: Mango Lassi, Stir-Fried Asparagus with Water Chestnuts, Ginger & Cashews, Curried Roast Chicken Pieces with Spicy Sweet Potato & Carrots, Grilled Corn & Bacon Pudding, Oriental Chicken Salad, Potato Salad with Bacon, Coffee Crusted Steak, Home Style Chicken Curry, Watermelon FrostyMango Gazpacho, Toll House Double Stuff Oreo Brownies, Long Beans with Walnuts, Blacksmith Pizza, Rhubarb Crisp, Laksa, Math Book No Bake Cookies, Aloo Gobi, Mint Lassi, Red Curry Chicken, Lamb Curry, Grilled Corn, Avocado & Tomato Salad with Honey Lime Dressing, Baked Egg Cups Two Ways, Thai Peanut Salad, Holy Guacamole, Cantaloupe Agua Fresca, Wallaby Darned, Piggy-Out Cookies, Wicked Good New England Lobster Roll, Long Beans with Garlic, Super Simple Summer Shrimp Salsa Salad, Grandma’s Teriyaki Steak, Watermelon Tomato Gazpacho, Red Chinese Long Beans with Peppers & Red Curry, 24-Layer Crêpe Cake Fig & Watermelon Salad, Grilled Chèvre & Fig Panini, Spicy Asian Cucumber Salad, Grilled Prawns, Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon, Kicked Up Piggy-Out Cookies, Pesto Pita Pizza, Cilantro Lime Chicken, Nutella Crêpes, Mango, Lime & Chile Spiced Ice Box Pie, Roast Beef & Garlic Herb Cheese Sandwich, Layered Crespelle with Bolognese, Fresh Mozzarella & Basil, Jamaican Jerk Meat Pies, Nutella No Bake Cookies, Velvety Mac & Cheese, Welsh Cakes, Tom Yam Ghoong (Spicy Shrimp Soup), Lime Jewels, Southwest Pasta Salad, Walnut Roca Squares, Uncle Bubba’s Shrimp & Grits, Chocolate Chip Gingersnaps, Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies, Copycat “KFC” Coleslaw, Happy 6th Birthday Maisie Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, Caramel Stuffed Apple Cider Cookies, Thin Mint Irish Coffee, Caramel Apples, “Rotisserie” Chicken, Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwich, Mummy Hotdogs, Mango Upside Down Cake, Pork Belly Soup with Collard Greens, Aloo Tikki, Pink Strawberry Cake Balls, Praline Pumpkin Cheesecake, Apple Dumplings, Rum Cured Salmon, Apple, Cranberry & Rhubarb Crisp, Hasselback Potatoes with Garlic Sour Cream, Crunchy Oat, Almond, Cashew & Pebbles Granola Bars and Texas Chicken with Lime Butter.


1 comment:

  1. Maisie looks like a lanky teen in that top picture. Ack! But what a very sweet tradition with her grandfather.


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