All posts tagged: brunch

Pittsburgh Brunch at Meat and Potatoes 

After a day of skiing at Seven Springs Resort on Saturday with Stevens sister Liz and her boyfriend Jorge, we decided that Sunday would consist of lounging and brunching. What is better than the best place in Pittsburgh to build your own Bloody Mary for brunch?! So, we headed to Meat and Potatoes downtown. Luckily they were able to accommodate us today, but reservations are strongly encouraged, since this is one of the most sought after brunch spots in the city. Jorge had the Meat and Potatoes take on an old fashion made with bacon bourbon, orange vanilla infused maple syrup, and barrel aged bitters. The drink that took the stage was Steven’s morning manifesto, which we will all be dreaming about until next time. This “libation” includes cold brew coffee, myer’s rum, cereal cream, and orange zest. This was the best coffee cocktail that we have ever had. The girls went with the DIY Bloody Mary, one with honey siracha infused tequila and the other with Tito’s vodka. The waitress brought us our glasses …

Avocado Egg Salad 

Who guessed it?!  While thinking about how to create a twist on the traditional egg salad, and make something that is a lot lower in cholesterol, I decided to incorporate the only fruit that naturally aids in lowering cholesterol, avocados!!  This egg salad is mayo free and uses fewer yolks than egg whites. This recipe makes a large batch of avocado egg salad. You can make the avocadonaise and use what you need of it and store the leftover just like you would guacamole.  In order to prevent browning of the avocado, store in a tight sealing container. Cover top of avocadonaise with plastic wrap and ensure that the plastic wrap is completely touching the entire top of the avocadonaise. Then place another piece of plastic wrap over the top of the container and seal shut.  Store any leftover avocado egg salad the same way. I prefer a creamier egg salad so this recipe instructs for a larger ratio of avocadonaise to egg. If you like a drier egg salad you can use less avocadonaise. …