Transitional Dock Hortopita, A Breakfast
Endless. chilly. days. of rain.
But it’s beautiful.
And the cistern is full.
The cookstove is quietly going, and I wait for coffee to heat.
Because it is cool and drizzling, and because radar shows approaching thunder and more storms, instead of my usual morning routine, leisurely nosing around the garden to see what’s to be picked as I walk up, stepping carefully, intently inspecting all as I reach the coop and free the chickens… I’m good just staying indoors awhile, sipping on a nice hot cup of coffee or eight.
On the hill, our rooster crows for freedom.
But for now, I’m indoors, quietly content.
There are things on my mind, but I’m not upset.
Things on my mind include missing, on these rainy days, hanging out with our herd.
That is the downside of indoor time.
On my mind is the eternal struggle between a teen and her mother about what is best for equines. I really would like to switch their pastures; she is adamant to not. So I let them graze all day long in other areas, but not as thunderstorms approach.
There is another horse constantly on my mind during this rain, and I picture her in a stall, through no fault of her saviors, who SAVED this youngster along a highway. But she’s feral, and until acclimated more can’t be turned out.
So every day of rain is a day cooped up longer, and I just want to get her out and desensitized so she can be safely frolicking again!
I found a great recipe for hortopita, a Greek savory pie with greens.
But I have made many savory pies, and it’s breakfast time, plus I have no feta (which I couldn’t use anyway) nor am I in the mood to make phylo.
WHAT IF instead, I used those common ingredients but with Husband’s bread?
And then I could do my favorite breakfast egg! And it would be so wake-me-up savory vinegar-y deliciousness-y!
Because the coffee isn’t quite working.
(That was one fun Girl’s Nite!)
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