Thursday, January 27, 2011

Snow Day Breakfast on Vintage Blue Willow Restaurant Plates

Here is my morning breakfast of French toast that I prepared with fresh eggs from my Mom's chickens. I used vanilla extract that was developed in the 1930's by my childrens grandfather who was a pharmacist, for the french toast. The pharmacy closed in the last few years, but the gift shop that is there now still sells his extract. I also used it in the snow cream. I  have sausage links and fresh snow ice cream to go along with the meal. It is served on a divided blue willow restaurant plate. I have 10 of them and my Grandchildren love eating off of them.  Most were gotten at yardsales for no more than $1.00 each. Four I got at auction for $10.00. Snow ice cream: big bowl of snow, Add enough half and half til it is the consistency of a slurpy, add sugar to taste and vanilla extract to taste. Mix til sugar is disolved. If too thin either add more snow or put in freezer til it gets to the consistency of a slurpy.  Yummy!!! I am sharing this with Colorado Lady for Vintage Thingie Thursday and Cindy at My Romantic Home for Show and Tell Friday. I am also linking to Frugalicious Friday at Finding Fabulous.  I am also linking to Flaunt it Friday a Chic On a Shoestring Decorating. Linking to Paisley Passions Fun w/Food Friday . And Smiling Sally for Blue Monday.

27 comments:

  1. Oh my, your breakfast sure looks delicious! Blue Willow is one of my very favorite patterns. How wonderful that you have 10 of the grille plates.

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  2. I'm home sick and hungry...this is not fair!
    You bloggers who post food should offer a warning at the beginning of their posts. Look away if you are unfed and tired. Or rated OFNH only for the Non hungry... No fair! :D

    xx
    z

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  3. Wow! That looks delicious and so pretty on your Blue Willow dishes. Now hurry up and get your breakfast eaten before it gets cold out there in that snow! LOL!

    Have a great weekend,
    Judy

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  4. Ok, my mouth is watering! I love French Toast! And I love your photograph, how creative! Looks like it came straight from the pages of a magazine!! Your Blue Willow plates are gorgeous, BTW!

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  5. I love blue willow! That breakfast looks amazing, and reminds me of my Mom.
    I have stopped by to award you, you can read about it in my latest post, xoxo tami

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  6. Yummm!! And yum on the Blue Willow, love it! What a fantastic picture with the snow! Love it! Thanks for sharing.

    xoxo,
    Ellen

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  7. What a wonderful breakfast you have. I wish I had that once a month. I eat cereal and cup of coffee. Sometimes I venture out and have biscuits and gravy.

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  8. That is the yummiest french toast I have ever seen:) HHHMMMMM And pretty too:) I am your newest follower and will be back to see what else you cook up:)
    ~Debra xxx
    Capers of the vintage vixens

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  9. That looks amazing---and I am not even hungry (well maybe now I am after seeing that French toast!)

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  10. That looks so yummy...you sure know how to start the day right!!!

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  11. Mmmmm, I really wish I could enjoy those yummy French toasts with you Sherry! Love the blue willow plate and mug. Thanks for sharing!
    - Susan

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  12. Your French toast looks and sounds delicious! Love the Blue Willow, too. I have a set that used to belong to my grandmother. :)
    Thanks for sharing.
    ~ Jo :)

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  13. That is the most beautiful breakfast I have ever seen. Thank you for visiting my blog so that I could feast my eyes on this. By the way, what is snow cream?
    leslie

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  14. I know it's probably an ordeal, but your snow is beautiful! Your breakfast is beautiful too!

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  15. if i leave now, i think i can make it to your house by morning...will there be any left?

    thank you for stopping by my blog so i could enjoy your recipes & photography...both divine!

    i am a follower of yours too!

    judi

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  16. Good Morning,
    Your snow cream looks interesting...and we certainly have plenty of the main ingredient around here. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

    Happy Sunday ~Natalie

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  17. Oh, that looks so-o-o good! The photography is stunning!

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  18. ooooooooooooo, that looks very yummy. Thank you so much for Following my blog! Welcome, welcome, welcome. Susan

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  19. hi Sherry, thanks for visiting and saying hello! French toast is my FAVorite... and with fresh eggs, to boot! We used to have pet ducks and those fresh laid eggs can't be beat.

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  20. It was lovely that you stopped by and introduced yourself to me Sherry...thank you! :) What a BEAUTIFUL post!! Your breakfast is *picture perfect*...wonderful! I have never had snow cream before, but it sounds yummy. Your french toast is very pretty and that vanilla extract story is great. How fun. :)

    Many blessings to you!
    Camille

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  21. That looks so delish and it's making me hungry looking at it. I am now your follower to this blog. Please feel free to follow mine.

    Musical Snow Globe is my blue post this week.

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  22. I love that plate.

    Happy Blue Monday.

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  23. Oh Yum!!! Perfect day for that breakfast.

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  24. I have Blue Willow dishes too and love them. Lovely breakfast you had.

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  25. I love restaurant dishes, but I've never seen Blue Willow divided ones before. Very lovely.

    Jocelyn
    http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

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  26. This breakfast looks so good. But I really like your creative photo. Awesome. I am just an amature and love to see new perspectives. Warm breakfast in the snow, so creative.

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  27. MMMM...looks yummy. I almost wanted to lick the computer screen... LOL! You can cook for me ANYTIME.
    Blessings,
    Karen

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