Monday, February 15, 2016

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Sunday Brunch, 01/17/16

Sunday brunch, 01/17/16: fried eggs, link sausages, and buttermilk biscuits. Aaaand mimosas. Soundtrack: Ralph Vaughan Williams' Mass in G Minor; The Choir of New College, Oxford; Edward Higginbottom, director. 

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Sunday Brunch, 01/10/16

Sunday brunch, 01/10/16:

Blueberry pancakes, with fresh berries and powdered sugar. Aaaand mimosas. Soundtrack: Richard Strauss, Suite from Der Rosenkavalier and Burleske for Piano & Orchestra; pianist Jeffrey Kahane, Jesus Lopez-Cobos conducting the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Sunday Brunch, 1/3/16: Kansas City Quiche


Kansas City Quiche: Blue Oven English muffin halves toasted and topped with a mixture of Swiss cheese, egg, cream, and bacon seasoned with nutmeg and cayenne, then broiled. Aaaand mimosas. Soundtrack: For the New Year, Haydn's "The Creation" from the 2015 May Festival; May Festival Chorus, Cincinnati Symphony, soprano Amanda Woodbury Bodine, tenor Ben Bliss, bass Kristinn Sigmundsson, conducted by James Conlon. 

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Sunday Brunch, 12/23/15

Sunday Brunch, 12/20/15: Sausage and Blue Oven English muffins with "oeufs hachee" (hashed eggs; basically, they start out as sunny side up, but when the white isn't quite set, you slowly stir them together then drizzle in a little milk and melted butter. Season with salt and pepper and a bit of grated Swiss.) Aaaand mimosas. Soundtrack: "A Carnegoe Hall Christmas Concert"; Kathleen Battle, Frederica Von Stade, Wynton Marsalis and his septet, the AmErican Boychoir, and Andre Previn conducting the Orchestra of St. Luke's. 

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Sunday brunch, 12/13/2015

Sunday brunch, 12/13/2015: Eggs, sausage, and Blue Oven English muffins. Aaand mimosas. Soundtrack: The classic "The Joy of Christmas"; Leonard Bernstein conducting the New York Philharmonic and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. 

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Sunday brunch, 12/06/15

Sunday brunch, 12/06/15: Not-at-All-Latino Breakfast Quesadillas. Scrambled eggs with sautéed green onion, grape tomatoes, and grated provolone, folded into warm flour tortillas and garnished with sour cream and paprika. Aaaand mimosas. Soundtrack: Dvorak Piano Concerto in G minor; Andreas Boyde with the Freiburg Philharmonic, conducted by Johannes Fritzsch.