Last Call: Tell us about your special weekend breakfast

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Hello and welcome to the scariest weekend of the scariest year of our lives! Not only is it Halloween, it’s a full moon, and a blue moon, known in the Old Farmer’s Almanac as the Full Hunter’s Moon on Friday night and Saturday, morphing into Full Beaver Moon (aka Deer Rutting Moon, aka Digging/Scratching Moon) on Sunday. This is also the weekend when Daylight Savings Time ends and the clocks fall back. And, of course, if you are in the United States, the last weekend before the presidential election, after which pundits, based on our experience with the last election, are expecting all hell to break loose.

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Hooray?

If there was ever a time to comfort ourselves with food, this might be it. And since breakfast is officially (declared by me) the most comforting meal of the day, this is the weekend for us to pull out all the stops. We offered a suggestion this morning and another one last week. But I recently discovered that I can get doughnuts delivered to my apartment, so I am going to do that. And then maybe make some waffles and this loaf cake for further eating during the week.

How about you? What is your biggest, bestest, stay-in-bed-and-eat-all-day breakfast? We all desperately need to know.

Associate editor of The Takeout. Chicagoan. Owned by dog.

DISCUSSION

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codfangler

I am thinking about making fried corn meal mush for breakfast tomorrow. I have not eaten this for decades and my wife and step-daughter have never had the opportunity to enjoy it. The onset of cold weather (we are turning on the heat and turning off the outside taps tonight) brought this to mind. I no longer have a recipe, so I am planning on trying the simplest recipe I can find online to make the mush tonight before I chill it overnight and slice it, fry it, and serve it with syrup tomorrow morning.

This is not going to be my biggest or best breakfast, but it is the one I am looking forward to right now.