Breakfast of Champions

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Leftover slow-roasted pork arepa, yuca fries, and aioli verde from Hola Arepa; coffee (not pictured)

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Clouds by Clare Meets Breakfast of Champions

IMG_5323Given my love of both clouds and breakfast, I suppose it was inevitable that the two would collide sooner or later. After my dear roommate and friend Carl gave me a cloud-shaped cookie cutter for Christmas/Hanukkah, I decided to make us a delectable breakfast of cloud-shaped blueberry pancakes. (I also threw in some Minnesota-shaped pancakes for good measure.)

If you know me, you know that I’m quite a pancake chef. During one summer, I made pancakes for any friends who wanted to come over every Saturday. These varied from classic buttermilk to chocolate chip, red velvet, and rainbow. If you’ve heard of a type of pancakes, chances are I’ve made it. In fact, Pancakes is also a nickname of mine and 1/2 of the food blog my college roommate Megan and I wrote. However, despite my endeavors deep into the field of pancakes, this was actually my first time making cumulonimbus-shaped pancakes! Continue reading

Dinner of Champions: 12/12

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IKEA meatballs, hot dog, chips.

Tonight Carl and I attempted to eat dinner at IKEA only to find that they were hosting a sold out special event in their dining room. Thus I developed the above dinner at the cafe. It was quite satisfying, and, in the spirit of Free Cheap Stuff Friday, the whole thing cost me only $2.50.