breakfast recipes

I Am... Pumpkin Chocolate Pancake Recipe

Halloween might be over, but pumpkins are still in fashion around my home and will be for a while. It's hard not to fall in love with pumpkin flavoured things, especially when they're all spiced up and studded with chocolate. Pumpkin chocolate pancakes with whipped mascarpone is the perfect breakfast.

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I Am... Totoro Spam Musubi Recipe

Happy Halloween Eve! I'm not dressing up this year — every year I have big plans to paper mâché a giant bunny head, or sew myself a Totoro suit, but inevitably I just end up looking at thousands of photos on Pinterest and end up making nothing. Nonetheless, I love Halloween and decided to dress-up some of my food in lieu dressing up myself.

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I Am... Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce Recipe

I am a big egg lover. There's no denying how much I love eggs. I will eat eggs at every meal if possible. I don't think the whole "throw an egg on it" trend is passé. No, for me, it's a way of life. I'm especially happy that the tide has turned for the good regarding eggs and how "healthy" they are.

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I Am... Chicken Congee with Crispy Chicken Skin Recipe

I'm feeling a tiny bit under the weather lately, which usually ends up in me craving the Chinese food of my childhood. I've never been one of those people who don't like to eat when they're sick. In fact, I'm the complete opposite, where I'll pretty much eat anything and everything in an attempt to get better. It's a twisted sort of logic: I figure my body needs fuel to fight off whatever sickness I have, so I'll use being sick as an excuse to stuff my face.

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I Am... Mapo Tofu Waffle Recipe

I love tofu, probably because I grew up eating it. It's fairly standard in Chinese cuisine and when I was a kid, we ate it at least twice a week for dinner. I know a lot of people who don't like the taste or texture, but for me, it's incredibly comforting and delicious.

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I Am... Turkey Parmesan Meatball Recipe

Meatballs have always held a certain allure for me. It's probably all due to that childhood song, "On Top of Spaghetti." I remember singing rousing versions of that song in Kindergarten but having no idea what the song was about. As wondrous as a meatball tree was, what the heck was a meatball?

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I Am... Mini Burgers with Smoked Mozzarella and Arugula Recipe

I'm obsessed with Trader Joe's. I love how friendly they are, how they have samples all the time and their large variety of cheeses. The other day I even found tiny brie wheels! I'm not quite sure what it is about miniature food, but call me obsessed because I love it! If all food came miniaturized I would legitimately use those tiny shopping carts meant for kids and fill them up with more than just two items.

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I Am... Chicka-rones: Deep-Fried Chicken Skin Recipe

Do you ever have a bunch of random chicken skins hanging out in the fridge/freezer? I always buy skin-on chicken but a lot of the time I'll end up using the chicken and having leftover chicken skins. I'll either pan-fry them up or if I'm feeling particularly wicked, I'll deep fry them up into a chicken version of that puffy pork skin favourite: chicharrón.

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I Am... Pumpkin Mac and Cheese Recipe

If there were no consequences, like possibly turning orange or becoming orange-shaped, I think I would eat mac and cheese every day of my life. Stove-topped or baked, with breadcrumbs or without, with add-ins or plain, mac and cheese is one of my ultimate comfort foods.

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I Am... Peach Pistachio Galette Recipe

I had a pretty epic Saturday and it all started out with A Cozy Kitchen's Peach Pistachio Galette. I got up bright and early and had myself a little treat while the house was asleep. Galettes are not technically a breakfast food, but it was Saturday and I had a ripe peach just begging to be baked up in a buttery galette. I love pistachios in baked goods and this one did not disappoint.

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I Am... Baked Pumpkin Cat Doughnut Recipe

I've been seeing these Japanese cat doughnuts all over the internet and I knew I just had to make them, especially since one of my besties is a cat and doughnut lover. These cutie-pie doughnuts are a birthday treat for my sweet friend, Minna (Happy Birthday Minna!).

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I Am... Nutella Stuffed Pumpkin French Toast Recipe

Once September rolls around I become obsessed with pumpkins. I'm not quite sure why I love pumpkin so much - I didn't grow up eating it and to this day mom tells me that she'd rather die than eat pumpkin pie. It's not that she hates the fruit (yes, pumpkin is a fruit!), it has to do more with the spices, specifically cinnamon. I am totally the opposite — I think pumpkin pie spices, especially cinnamon, are the best thing about pumpkinfied foods.

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