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.77¢ Breakfast

Postby caliguy » Wed Apr 16, 2014 8:11 pm

2 eggs @ .33¢
2 sausage links @ .31¢
1 english muffin @ .13¢
grand total of .77¢, or just over 2 soles
homemade salsa, priceless
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby Alan » Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:32 pm

caliguy wrote:2 eggs @ .33¢
2 sausage links @ .31¢
1 english muffin @ .13¢
grand total of .77¢, or just over 2 soles
homemade salsa, priceless



Which leaves a little spare change for the cardiologist!

Just kidding.... it looks delicious.
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby calygirl » Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:12 am

Where did you find english muffins in Lima?
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby panman » Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:50 am

caliguy wrote:2 eggs @ .33¢
2 sausage links @ .31¢
1 english muffin @ .13¢
grand total of .77¢, or just over 2 soles
homemade salsa, priceless


I'd say that fall into chi chi's category of "good food, great place, democratic prices"
Just a shame the sausages weren't English as well :lol:
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby MarcoPE » Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:54 am

calygirl wrote:Where did you find english muffins in Lima?


Yes, please do tell!

And the sausages look like the old Brown n' Serve brands ... where did you find those?
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby caliguy » Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:57 am

just doing a little comparison pricing in California. the sausages are "Farmer John" brand, pan fried.
on the subject of cheap, we went to the 99 cent store the other day, and wow was it busy there. it's amazing what you can get for 99 cents 8)
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby chi chi » Thu Apr 17, 2014 1:13 pm

panman wrote:
caliguy wrote:2 eggs @ .33¢
2 sausage links @ .31¢
1 english muffin @ .13¢
grand total of .77¢, or just over 2 soles
homemade salsa, priceless


I'd say that fall into chi chi's category of "good food, great place, democratic prices"
Just a shame the sausages weren't English as well :lol:


??? Not democratic at all. Those sausages aren even big enough to fill the hole in your teeth.
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby tomasb » Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:23 pm

Yes, when I was living in Cusco, I used to ask friends to bring Thomas English muffins from the states. Easy to carry and stuff in your travel bags. I have never seen true English muffins for sale in Peru or in a restaurant.
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby Alpineprince » Fri Apr 18, 2014 1:49 pm

I prefer the "Thomas's" as well, having said that you can find the imported english brand in Wong on Ovalo Guitterez. I just toast up that fresh Ciabatta that is very similar and the Braedt "finas heirbas" little sausages are better for breakfast than any frozen sausage in the states. As a matter of fact the day you posted this, we had that for dinner! We usually have "breakfast for dinner" once a week! :D
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby caliguy » Mon Feb 23, 2015 1:06 pm

Alan wrote:
caliguy wrote:2 eggs @ .33¢
2 sausage links @ .31¢
1 english muffin @ .13¢
grand total of .77¢, or just over 2 soles
homemade salsa, priceless



Which leaves a little spare change for the cardiologist!

well, just did a 180° on my diet. had a complete physical exam plus blood work 2 weeks ago at Jockey Salud. got my results back recently, and my cholesterol was "elevated". Doc wrote down a special diet free of fried foods, red meat etc. she also told me that 4 cups of coffee a day is bad for you. also said avoid starches and salt, and eat more veggies (well, there goes the menu) :lol:
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby chi chi » Mon Feb 23, 2015 3:08 pm

.77c breakfast.

Sounds like an add you read on a billboard outside a Hotel-Casino on the strip in Las Vegas. 8)
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby caliguy » Mon Feb 23, 2015 3:13 pm

chi chi wrote:.77c breakfast.

Sounds like an add you read on a billboard outside a Hotel-Casino on the strip in Las Vegas. 8)

lol! i remember those days when it was actually that cheap. now what is it, $1.99 steak and eggs.
not too long ago Denny's had the "dollar ninety nine are you outta your mind" ad :D
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby TonyLeslie » Mon Feb 23, 2015 4:26 pm

I think every doctor in Peru reckons you should stop drinking coffee. The first time I was told that, I waited until my next visit home (Australia) and told my doctor there and the reason it was said and he suggested that cutting out coffee was getting a bit drastic. Therefore I think doctors here should read the following..........

Your favourite brew has more hidden perks than just an early-morning kick-start. So drink them in.
It maximises your memory
Downing 200mg of caffeine (the amount in two espressos) improved long-term memory in a recent US study. Research in mice suggests that it could also protect against dementia, helping to keep your grey matter sharper for longer.
It makes the gym easier
About to tackle a sweat session? Fuel up with coffee. Just 350mg of caffeine prior to a workout will help you power on for longer, reports a PLOS One study. For best results, imbibe an hour before. Two gym classes in a row? Bring it on!
It upgrades serotonin
You had a hunch your morning java makes everything better, and now a Harvard study shows depression risk is 20% lower in women who drink four cups a day. It’s likely caffeine’s effect on serotonin and dopamine is to thank for the mood boost.
It’s bad news for cancer
Next time you pop the kettle on, make your other half a coffee too: men who drink more than four cups a day have a lower risk of prostate cancer. And animal studies suggest that regular latte sippers may lower their risk of liver cancer.
It safeguards your heart
The heart-speeding effects of espresso might be a good thing. A US report found a daily dose may make your heart perform better by improving blood flow during rest. A reason to feel less guilty about sitting all day? We’ll take it!......

Coffee and good red wine. for your healths sake!!! Thats my philosophy with the odd beer or two thrown in for good measure. Every one to there own.
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby RICHARDandNORA » Mon Feb 23, 2015 4:56 pm

What TonyLeslie mentioned above is commonly stated in the news and science articles here in the USA. The problem is that most people do not drink enough for it to be as beneficial as mentioned.
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby ironchefchris » Mon Feb 23, 2015 5:04 pm

caliguy wrote:she also told me that 4 cups of coffee a day is bad for you.

You could do like I did and buy a really big mug so those four cups fit in one then tell your doctor you've cut down your coffee consumption to just one cup. I've actually upped my consumption slightly but have started mixing the concentrate from my moka pot with soy milk instead of water. Bit of a protein boost and it's less acidic, easier on my stomach.
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby caliguy » Mon Feb 23, 2015 7:00 pm

ironchefchris wrote:You could do like I did and buy a really big mug so those four cups fit in one then tell your doctor you've cut down your coffee consumption to just one cup.

:lol: who would i be fooling
Peru being a coffee producing country, has negative feelings about it. even the wife of 20 years, tells me on a daily basis to not drink so much coffee. maybe that's why they're tea drinkers here. i had the opportunity to visit some coffee growers, and while there, witnessed mother's giving their young children coffee :D
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby roadrunner2 » Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:15 pm

caliguy wrote:
Alan wrote:
caliguy wrote:2 eggs @ .33¢
2 sausage links @ .31¢
1 english muffin @ .13¢
grand total of .77¢, or just over 2 soles
homemade salsa, priceless



Which leaves a little spare change for the cardiologist!

well, just did a 180° on my diet. had a complete physical exam plus blood work 2 weeks ago at Jockey Salud. got my results back recently, and my cholesterol was "elevated". Doc wrote down a special diet free of fried foods, red meat etc. she also told me that 4 cups of coffee a day is bad for you. also said avoid starches and salt, and eat more veggies (well, there goes the menu) :lol:



This might make you feel better...
Nutrition Panel Calls
for Less Sugar and
Eases Cholesterol and
Fat Restrictions

http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/well/20 ... trictions/
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Re: .77¢ Breakfast

Postby chi chi » Tue Feb 24, 2015 4:09 am

caliguy wrote:
chi chi wrote:.77c breakfast.

Sounds like an add you read on a billboard outside a Hotel-Casino on the strip in Las Vegas. 8)

lol! i remember those days when it was actually that cheap. now what is it, $1.99 steak and eggs.
not too long ago Denny's had the "dollar ninety nine are you outta your mind" ad :D


If you go to Vegas on the right time of the year, you can enjoy a shrimp cocktail for .50c. 8)

http://blog.vegas.com/las-vegas-dining/ ... day-31083/

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