So… you wake up at 3:30. Unable to go back to sleep, you get up at 4. You make coffee and a little snack. (I had peanut butter on half an apple.)Madison Man wanted to know "What kind of bacon?" It's the bacon sold by the pound at the meat counter at Whole Foods, and I just happen to have photographed it:
At some point, your husband will wake up, and he's all about cooking up a lot of bacon. That's officially breakfast.
But he's not up, and it's 2 and a half hours since the first pre-breakfast, so you make second pre-breakfast. (I made hot chocolate and scrambled eggs.)
The other thing is that the bacon-cooking method used takes something like an hour.
I'm just getting bacon now, at 9 o'clock, which is nearly 6 hours after I woke up. Hence the pre-breakfast imperative.
January 31, 2014
I'd said I was going to to step away from the computer to cook up a second pre-breakfast. Tank said: "Second pre-breakfast?... What are you a Hobbit? Or perhaps feeling a little eleven o'clockish? (It's always eleven o'clockish somewhere)." And I said: