Thursday, August 27, 2009

Desserts and Indecision

I like options. Okay, correction. I LOVE options. Why be so narrow and focused? Options give you the chance to explore alternatives without making a specific commitment. P.S. - This side of me drives my husband crazy! It's inherited, I can't help it. My family's favorite meal is Brunch - the meal of indecision. It's not lunch. It's not breakfast. It's one giant option. And really, few things make us happier.

As I prepare for my first 19 mile run this Saturday, I'm considering my options. Not of my route, my coach will tell me where to run. More importantly, I'm considering dessert. I feel that 19 miles is a huge accomplishment and should be rewarded a such. My dessert motivator must be worthy of completing 19 miles. As of right now, I am lost on a buffet of options:

What dessert is worthy of 19 miles?

Should I bake a dessert myself?

Do I go back to get a dessert in LA that I know I love, or do I branch out and try something new?

I am lost in my indecision, which is the downside of operating in options.

Help me find my way! Please leave suggestions, links or comments below!

4 comments:

  1. If you want to go with the theme of decisions, walk into Portos Bakery on Brand. Plenty to work with there.

    If you want to have a Multi Dessert, one that you don't have to decide which way to go, try making Bananas Foster on top of Nutella Crepes.

    http://www.cltv.com/lifestyle/food/recipes/la-fo-sosbananacrepes15-2008oct15,0,2529564.story

    I think they leave out the vanilla ice cream. I would add it.

    Otherwise, treat yourself and go to Chaya for their Warm Milk Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding with Caramel Ice Cream.

    Ian

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  2. Brunch is the meal of indecision. You are good, lady. DO NOT BAKE FOR YOURSELF. 19 miles=no baking. Hmmm. I think you should have your very favorite thing, don't venture out. Rewards should be guaranteed satisfaction.

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  3. I say go out and have your most favorite dessert but at the place in LA that makes it the best! #1 all the way. SHould also possibly include champagne for running that many miles for no reason! #:^)

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