It’s official: Sprinkles make the world go ’round. I woke up one morning on my trip to Sarasota to find Sunshine in pancake mode… birthday cake pancake mode! Might as well celebrate our un-birthdays together since we’re missing real birthdays this year.
Check out How Sweet It Is for the cake batter pancake recipe and drool-worthy photos. Then celebrate an unbirthday of your own!
So I just realized there is something to celebrate… this is my 100th post!!
The last few weeks were a whirlwind as I finished up my last few weeks at my job. I was faced with Sunday as my only day off and was gonna make the best of my 50% of a weekend. Sunday morn, Tom popped over for brunch with champagne in hand. I was stoked to host him & Dre on my cleaned up patio. It was a perfect sunny day over orange raspberry-lemonade mimosas, buttery blueberry pancakes, bacon, & sriracha scrambled eggs with my favorite guys!
Buttery Blueberry Pancakes
L'eggo Tom's pancake!
Dre - picture of confidence in his Sunday whites
Spring Patio Brunch
Sunday morn, the man & I made a quick Italian Market trip for some fresh bacon! We popped into Cappuccio’s Meats (1019 S. 9th St.) for 2lbs & headed home for a very late day brunch for 4. My awesome mama sent me Kona Chocolate Chip Pancake Mix from Hawaii, the perfect main course. I’m glad I remembered I had a heart-shaped pancake mold in my kitchen gadget stash, as they were adorable & delicious with ripe bananas & strawberries!
Heart-shaped Banana Kona Chocolate Chip Pancakes (breath), Fresh Banana & Strawberries, Bacon, & OJ
Bacon Sunday wasn’t complete without another round of fried piggy greatness! The next best way to serve bacon besides straight-up at breakfast is the trusty BLT. I stuck to a pretty traditional setup of Bacon, Ripe Tomatoes, & Romaine on Country White Bread.
My man requested some Garlic-Herb Mayo to finish it off & I couldn’t let him down! The result was perfection on a new level!
Shallot-Garlic-Herb Mayo – Classic Hellman’s w/ minced Garlic & Shallots, sauteed in bacon fat (of course!), & chopped Parsley, Lemon-Thyme, & Thai Basil
BLT w/ Sauteed Garlic-Shallot & Fresh Herb Mayo on Country White Bread
Visit my Flickr Photostream for more pics of my Heart-Shaped Brunch & Garlic-Herb BLT!