Simple, delicious, and most importantly — easy.
I have been following Monuts Donuts online for months now, but never had the chance to try them (primarily due to their consistent selling out before 10am on a Saturday!). A business begun out of love for food and unemployment, Monuts makes fresh, handcrafted donuts out of local Durham culinary incubator The Cookery and sells them via their delivery bike/trailer (the Monuts trike) around the Triangle area.
Last week I was invited to dinner at a girlfriend’s home in Durham. She served a variation on this casserole with a nice green salad and I thought to myself, “How lovely and American!” primarily given that my Chinese sensibilities would never mix rice and cheese … which, in retrospect, was not quite the right thing to think given that my friend is actually Canadian 🙂
Now that the humidity has finally broken in North Carolina I’d recommend heading over to personal favorite The Station/Southern Rail and enjoying a Bloody Brando on the outside patio — their tasty version of the classic cocktail, a Bloody Mary. The delicious cocktail takes its name from its maker (a local guy named Brandon), who has a wonderfully short and cryptic website dedicated to the tomato mix here.
Easy, very filling, and naturally sweet, this recipe gives a new spin on hot breakfast grains.