Breakfast

Sunday, December 14th, 2014 10:29 am
miss_s_b: (Self: Innocent)
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Poll #16245 Breakfast
Open to: Registered Users, detailed results viewable to: All, participants: 18


in order to be properly termed "breakfast" a meal should have

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All its ingredients fried. In butter
6 (33.3%)

I am incorrect because I wish to select a different option
12 (66.7%)

Date: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 10:34 am (UTC)
andrewducker: (Default)
From: [personal profile] andrewducker
Slight deviation - I tend to use dripping.

Date: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 10:43 am (UTC)
matgb: Artwork of 19th century upper class anarchist, text: MatGB (Default)
From: [personal profile] matgb
Breakfast is the first meal you eat after waking up after a proper sleep. If I wake at 3pm and grab a pack of crisps because I'm starved, that's the food I broke my fast with.

Your obsession with butter is getting a bit OTT now y'know.

Date: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 12:14 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
There's nowt wrong with butter, but I am afraid I am inclined to agree with Mat here.

And I only have a fried breakfast on a Sunday. Does my toast and cereal the rest of the week not count, despite the butter they contain?

Date: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 12:15 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] sassy_scot
Sorry, that anon comment was me.

Date: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 03:24 pm (UTC)
hollymath: (Default)
From: [personal profile] hollymath
I don't like fried breakfasts, so apparently I never eat breakfast. :)

Date: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 03:24 pm (UTC)
nickbarlow: (Default)
From: [personal profile] nickbarlow
There's an opportunity here for a philosophical discourse about the nature of breakfast. Is it merely a descriptor of whatever food is eaten at a certain time of the day, or a descriptor of a certain type of food, whatever time of day it is eaten? And does the Platonic ideal form of breakfast include black pudding?

Date: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 07:34 pm (UTC)
ext_51145: (Default)
From: [identity profile] andrewhickey.info
I'm afraid you're simply wrong on the black pudding issue. Sausages (Cumberland), bacon (unsmoked), eggs (fried, scrambled, or both), toast, fried bread, multiple cups coffee. Baked beans, fried potatoes, and hash browns are all acceptable but unnecessary. Tomatoes, mushrooms, and black pudding are all heretical false additions.

Date: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 05:19 pm (UTC)
redbird: closeup of me drinking tea (Default)
From: [personal profile] redbird
I can't accept a definition of breakfast that means some people can never have breakfast because dairy does bad things to them.

I'm of the "whatever you eat first in the morning" school, which for me is usually yogurt but can also be leftover of whatever I had for supper a day or two earlier, or a boiled egg, or a number of other things that have protein and don't require me to do anything complicated before breakfast.

Date: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 09:01 pm (UTC)
franklanguage: animation of christopher walken (Walken In a Winter Wonderland)
From: [personal profile] franklanguage
I'm in your camp, but because I'm vegan.

Breakfast for me is usually a muffin, but on the weekends I may make myself a tofu scramble with potatoes and vegan sausage—or some variation thereof.

And coffee—but coffee is an "anytime" drink.

Date: Sunday, December 14th, 2014 08:46 pm (UTC)
el_staplador: (Default)
From: [personal profile] el_staplador
Breakfast is the meal without which having eaten, I am liable to kill people.

Butter is for the win.

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