One or the other -- I had to work a couple of overnights recently. This morning, this warm and muggy morning, an ice-cold grapefruit half (with a little bit of sugar), a warm almond croissant (with rather more powdered sugar, toasted almond halves and possibly a little grated lemon zest) and a nice bottle of pomegranate juice fill the bill.
A few days ago, it was Eggs -- well, Egg -- Pomodoro to start my work day, and nothing to it -- a can of stewed tomatoes added to a pan in which I had fried one (1) strip of of bacon and poured off most of the grease, then sauteed three nice green onions, half a green bell pepper and a whole Anaheim-type pepper from a co-worker's garden; then add the tomatoes, scissor in the bacon, give it a nice sprinkle of Italian spices (basil, garlic, ground black pepper, maybe some rosemary, whatever suits you), then let cook it awhile and take a spatula to the tomatoes to mush 'em down to a handier size for eating, like so:
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