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The Way of Breakfast

End the Tyranny of the American Morning Meal

Jeremy Puma
Sep 15, 2017 · 5 min read

Folks, I’m here to tell you that this practice is breakfast tyranny, and it has to stop!

It’s not just the limited ingredient list. As with everything else here in these Yoo-nited States, the problem with our Way of Breakfast is that there’s either too little or too much. We’re busy people; we’re in a society where for many of us, it’s hard enough to find time for a quick breakfast bar in the morning, let alone something more than a bowl of cereal and glass of juice. No wonder doughnuts are so ubiquitous right now– they’re fast and easy (and arguably delicious), even though it’s basically a slice of cake you’re eating right there in your doughnut hand.


The choices are limitless!

If you’re looking for a good, easy place to start, why not make some congee? This is a rice porridge that’s served in parts of China and Asia, and the nice thing about it is that if you can make rice (and you can), you can make congee. You can even make it the night before and stick it in the fridge. Just add one part long grain rice to six parts water and bring to a boil (like you’re making dinner rice), then turn down the heat to simmer and let cook until it’s creamy. Serve hot with a fried egg on top, some delicious sardines, and some pickled greens!

Or, preserved duck eggs! (Image By Pokman817 — Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0)

Jeremy Puma

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