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EAT BREAKFAST by Patricia L. Cook

This Tidbits examines breakfast around the world. Many studies say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but when it comes to what people think should be on the breakfast table, there are quite a few differences. • The word breakfast means “to break the fast,” meaning to eat again after hours of sleep and no food. Numerous nutritional studies have shown that people who skip breakfast are more likely to have problems with metabolism, weight and concentration. • The first use of the word “breakfast” was in the 15th century when it was likely that porridge or bread was eaten. The first appearance in print that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” was not from a medical professional or scientist; it was in the book “Metamorphosis” by German writer Franz Kafka in 1915. • The typical full breakfast in the United States and Canada is based on the “full English breakfast,” although in many households this type of breakfast is now more likely to be reserved for weekends and holidays. When more people lived on farms and got up early for manual labor, a large breakfast was common. Now, it is not unusual to start the day with simply cereal or toast along with milk, juice and/ or coffee. turn the page for more!


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• So, what does a “full English breakfast” include, and when did this custom start? • In the 19th century, when men started to work regular hours in offices, twocourse breakfasts became popular. They would start with porridge and then have bacon, eggs, tea and more later. This became known as the “full English breakfast” during the time of World War I when lighter, quicker breakfasts became popular. • A customary “full English breakfast” has bacon and eggs as the star of the plate. They might be accompanied by sausage, fish, toast and marmalade, grilled tomatoes and muffins or other breads. Typically, the British would start with orange juice, cereals, stewed or fresh fruit and tea. • A full breakfast for the English may also have included oddities such as baked beans and black pudding. Black pudding is generally made by mixing pig’s blood with pork fat and oatmeal or barley. It is so popular in northern England that a festival is dedicated to it: the World Black Pudding Throwing Championships! • The Irish also love a full breakfast like the British, including black pudding. They are likely to include white pudding and soda bread on the table as well. White pudding is similar to black except it doesn’t contain blood. Both of these “puddings” are formed into sausages. “By the time they had diminished from 50 to 8, the other dwarves began to suspect “Hungry”


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• Large Scottish breakfasts also include dishes similar to those of the English, but they may add potato scones, haggis and oatcakes. Haggis is another odd sausage, made from chopped lamb’s heart, lungs and liver mixed with suet, oats, onions and seasonings and usually boiled. (Hungry yet?) • If you are wondering when boxed cereals became popular for breakfast, this occurred in the late 1880s and was prompted by a backlash against large breakfasts. Many thought these large morning meals were leading to health problems. Cereal pioneers like W.K. Kellogg, Henry Perky and C.W. Post developed products that became extremely popular. Cereals were very important when eggs and bacon were rationed during World War II. • There are many places in the world where the morning meal is not much different from other meals. • In Mexico, it is not unusual to have beans and cheese served with tortillas. Just as for other meals, spicy food is welcomed at breakfast. • In Thailand, you’ll find a spicy fish dish with mint and pork and served with rice offered by street vendors in the morning. Other dishes are available as well, dishes very similar to those served at mid-day and evening meals. • China is a very large country with a diverse population representing many cultures, so there are multiple variations in breakfast foods. Probably the most common breakfast dish nationwide is rice porridge with pickled vegetables. Some people include hard-boiled eggs and steamed bread as well. In the north, many enjoy hot soy milk and fried dough sticks that are like unsweetened doughnuts.

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• On the streets in China you can find a wide variety of steamed breads, noodles and dumplings, some with meat or veggie fillings. Until recently, cow’s milk was not a part of Chinese diets. Now consumption of cow’s mike is encouraged, as is eating Western-style bread, as the Chinese have begun to follow the Western way of making children big and strong. • In Russia, oladi are a popular breakfast food. Similar to pancakes, oladi are fried, soft inside and have a crispy edge. They’re usually eaten with sour cream, jam, honey or fresh berries.

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• The French are known for the pastries they enjoy for breakfast — or anytime with a cup of strong coffee. The croissant is one of the famous pastries for which the French have been given credit, and they do serve them beautifully, but it was actually adapted from an Austrian pastry in that originated in the mid-1800s. • The Austrian “kipferl” or “kipfel” was brought to Paris by Austrian August Zang when he opened a Viennese bakery in 1838 or 1839. French bakers loved the pastry and started imitating Zang’s “kipferl.” Their pastries became the “croissant,” which is French for crescent. • Many places like the croissant now, including Portugal and Spain. Stuffed croissants and plenty of coffee are very popular at breakfast time. Another quick Spanish specialty is Pan a la Tomate, which is simple but delicious. It consists of bread rubbed with garlic and tomato and then topped with olive oil and salt.








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Mount St. Helens is a volcanic mountain found in the Cascade Range of western Washington. Mount St. Helens and the Cascade Range are a part of the ring of fire that encircles the Pacific Ocean. • The ring of fire was created and is continually changed by the collision of the North American and the Juan de Fuca tectonic plates. Mount St. Helens is the most active volcano in the Cascade Mountains. It erupts about once each century. • The primary, newsworthy eruptions of Mt. St. Helens in recent times occurred on March 27 and May 18 in 1980. Smaller eruptions and earthquakes occurred prior to and between these dates but were insignificant compared to the two primary eruptions. The first eruption on March 27 was initiated with either one large or two closely timed explosions and lasted for nine hours. • Periodic eruptions continued at Mt. St. Helens until 1986. Early eruptions were the strongest and latter eruptions consisted primarily of lava flows that served to build a lava dome now measured at 920 feet in height. However, even with construction of this lava dome, the mountain’s total height was reduced from 9,677 feet to 8,357 feet due to rock and soil being blown away during the volcano’s initial eruptive blast. • The magnitude of the May 18 eruption was such that plants and animals to the north of the mountain within five miles were destroyed. Replacing the forested landscape teeming with wildlife was a lifeless, rocky stretch of land. • This scene coupled with the impact the volcano made in the minds of people living nearby and on those interested in and studying its aftermath prompted the area to be declared a national monument. • In 1982, following the first eruptions, the 110,000-acre National Volcanic Monument (NVM) was created by Congress and promoted by President Reagan. The NVM offers a place for research, recreation and education. The grounds on the NVM were left as they were after the eruption and allowed to respond naturally concerning topography, revegetation and repopulation by wildlife. • Today, 32 years after the eruptions of 1980, the once-barren ground has been transformed into a mosaic of plant communities including fireweed, pearly everlasting, penstemon and lupine. Animals are returning too, including birds (killdeer, red-winged blackbirds, red-tailed hawks and osprey) and mammals (elk and coyote). • Prior to the 1980 eruption, Mt. St. Helens was essentially dormant, dating back to its last volcanic activity in 1857. The eruptions in 1980 reminded Americans that volcanoes are not restricted to Alaska and Hawaii. • Mt. St. Helens was named in 1792 by Captain George Vancouver of the British Royal Navy. He named the mountain in honor of his fellow countryman Alleyne Fitzherbert who held the title of Baron St. Helens. Fitzherbert was the British Ambassador to Spain at the time. In addition to Mt. St. Helens, Captain Vancouver also named three other area volcanoes in honor of British naval officers — Mounts Baker, Hood and Rainer. • Mt. St. Helens reminds us of the power in nature and of its cycle of destruction and rebirth.

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December 22– January 19

You don’t like to pitch a fit, but if you want to be heard, that’s what you’re going to have to do. Make your stance known, Capricorn. Only then will you get the action you seek.

January 20– February 18 Attention, Aquarius. Someone close to you has something to say, and they need you to listen. A home improvement project turns out better than expected.

June 22– July 22 Clarify, Cancer. Make certain you are understood on all accounts this week. Leave nothing to chance. A friend drops by with an unusual request.

July 23– August 22 Bickering rarely solves anything, so put a stop to the madness the first chance you get, Leo. You will get nothing done if you don’t.

August 23– September 22

February 19– March 20 It’s a tall order, Pisces, but it’s not impossible. Gather your supplies and the troops and get crackin’. A report receives glowing reviews just in time.

A loved one has a meltdown, and you’re left to pick up the pieces. You can do it, Virgo, and you will do it well. A new do lifts spirits in more ways than one.

March 21– April 19 Please, Aries. You are a go-getter, but sometimes you go too far. Keep that in mind this week as you work with others to get a project off the ground.

September 23– October 22 Clam up, Libra, and you will regret it. Prepare to present your idea and watch the sparks fly. The to-do list nears completion with an addition..

April 20– May 20 Stop dragging your feet, Taurus. You know what needs to be done, so do it. The sooner you finish, the sooner you can move on to something you really want to do.

October 23– November 21 A change in attitude picks up the pace, and the team finishes well ahead of schedule. Bravo, Scorpio. Your efforts won’t go unnoticed.

May 21– June 21 Pragmatic Gemini. You’re always looking to get things done well in the shortest time possible, but sometimes just won’t work. Patience is key.

November 22– December 21 What’s that, Sagittarius? Your pleas are falling on deaf ears? Perhaps it’s your method of presentation. Be bold, and you’ll get what you seek.


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• Maltese: These tiny spaniels are easy to identify thanks to their long, silky coats. The American Kennel Club groups them with other “Toy Dogs” like Pugs and Yorkshire Terriers. Feline aficionados also use the term Maltese to describe cats that have a similarly silky, grayblue coat. • Colombian: This term means different things to different people, depending on how you get your “jones.” Narcotics dealers may refer to their products as Colombian, although the actual source is often unknown. Luckily, the majority of us prefer a bit of legal Colombian, as in the coffee grown in the South American nation. The prevalence of coffee shops throughout America is proof enough that many of us just can’t get along in the Deck washing and sealing morning without a hot cup of Colombian.

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