Friday, March 2, 2012

Breakfast in bed

Maybe you heard about the 289 people who recently tried to break a Guinness World Record for the World's Biggest Breakfast in Bed.

In the dating world, breakfast in bed is often associated with more intimate settings.

For many women, it's the ultimate fantasy...assuming all items are cooked according to proper health standards.

In reality, breakfast in bed is often less appealing. Make no mistake: It's an incredibly romantic gesture. But there are crumbs involved. And a tremendous potential for spilled coffee. And the insecurity of morning body odor.

Those concerns aside, I wouldn't mind if someone woke me up with fresh coffee and a donut tomorrow morning. Hint, hint.

If you're a fan of breakfast in bed, check out this collection of recipes courtesy of the LA Times. The article was written for Mother's Day, but I think the ideas have year-round appeal.