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I went to Safeway tonight and -on a whim- decided to bypass my usual route through the fresh vegetable and fruits side to the packaged goods side. I don’t normally do this but it was a special occasion: Hostess, the maker of ho ho’s, ding dongs, and zingers was going out of business. For a second I was panged with what this meant. The shutting down of Hostess is quite sad, if you think about it. Outwardly, there is something happy and innocent about the processed fat disguised as a baked good.These things never go bad so I picked up two boxes which I will probably never eat. Why did I buy them? Read the rest of this entry »

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Eggs in a basket recipe

eggsOne of my favorite breakfast recipes is “Eggs in a Basket.” This takes one minute to prepare and just a few minutes to make so it is very quick and very easy. It’s also very delicious! This recipe is for beginners.  I took this picture this morning, but the above picture doesn’t do this recipe any justice. This recipe is fantastic and it tastes like french toast. If I am cooking for my roommate or for a friend I usually try to impress them by cutting shapes in the bread. The “basket” is a slice of bread, and you can get as creative as you want with the shape. I usually cut out a hole about the size of am egg or a 50 cent piece. You can also cut out a heart shape, or a star, triangle, etc. I use scissors but you can also use a cookie cutter. Follow the recipe below for a delicious and easy breakfast. Read the rest of this entry »

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