Happy Fourth of July!

July 4, 2011

I could not think of a better way to celebrate the American holiday weekend than an outdoor breakfast at East Rosebud Lake in the middle of Montana’s wilderness. An hour of dirt roads finally opened up to a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains and we popped up the grill for pancakes with berries, bacon and coffee. I couldn’t resist including some of my other Fourth of July shots from this weekend. Quite possibly one of the most patriotic small towns I’ve been too, these folk in Red Lodge know how to celebrate America with their famous 3 day rodeo and parade. Hope everyone has a safe and wonderful holiday!

Blueberry, strawberry, banana and chocolate chip pancakes from the grill

Fresh fruit

 

Cooking the bacon

 

Red Lodge Fourth of July Parade

 

Red Lodge Rodeo and parade

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Robert’s Brunch

February 6, 2011

A weekend brunch at Robert, above the Museum of Arts & Design overlooking Central Park and the lovely Upper West Side.

Ricotta Cheese Pancakes with apples and whipped creme

Love the floral accents on the tables

Grilled Vegetable Wrap with Sweet Potato Fries

Smoked Salmon Benedict with Petite Bagel, Dill Hollandaise and Potato Rosti