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Tag: Brunch

MATZOH BREI

MATZOH BREI

Matzoh brei (pronounced like ‘fry’) is a classic Jewish breakfast or brunch dish that is served around the holidays or whenever you need to use up leftover matzoh crackers.  It is a mashup of matzoh crackers and scrambled eggs.  This is one of those dishes Read More..

EASY SOUTHERN TOMATO TART

EASY SOUTHERN TOMATO TART

An easy Southern Tomato Tart is great as a side dish, main dish, lunch, or brunch dish.  It’s cheesy, savory, and tastes much more decadent than it actually is.  Use pre-made pimento cheese and refrigerated boxed pie crust or make your own.  Take advantage of Read More..

LEMON YOGURT PANCAKES

LEMON YOGURT PANCAKES

Lemon yogurt pancakes are a light, sweet, and decadent breakfast treat.  But because of the addition of Greek yogurt, they are a little more healthy and have a bit of protein.  Shhhh, don’t tell the family.   Pancakes are something that I only make when we Read More..

CLASSIC FRENCH HERBED OMELET

CLASSIC FRENCH HERBED OMELET

A classic French omelet is soft, almost custardy, and no browning on the outside.  It’s a skill that most trained chefs are required to master.  It really just takes patience…and a healthy amount of butter.  I like to serve it with a Goat Cheese Caprese Read More..

DECADENT SOUTHERN-STYLE CHEESE GRITS

DECADENT SOUTHERN-STYLE CHEESE GRITS

If you’ve never had grits that are perfectly made, tender, thick, and so full of flavor, then these decadent Southern-style Cheese Grits are going to be a game-changer for you! Being born and raised in the North East, I would occasionally come across grits on Read More..

JAPANESE PANCAKES

JAPANESE PANCAKES

If you have never had a Japanese pancake, then you’re in for a treat.  They are sweet, tender, and almost souffle-like.  They’re not as ‘eggy’ as a Dutch Baby pancake and more light and fluffy than traditional pancakes.  They’re worth the extra effort and are Read More..

MEXICAN CHORIZO AND EGG TACOS

MEXICAN CHORIZO AND EGG TACOS

Spicy breakfast tacos are a great way to start your Cinco De Mayo celebration.  Soft flour tortillas are stuffed with fluffy scrambled eggs and spicy, Mexican chorizo sausage.  Easy enough for a weekday morning, yet delicious enough for a weekend brunch. If breakfast is the Read More..

ORSINI EGGS (aka Cloud Eggs)

ORSINI EGGS (aka Cloud Eggs)

Orsini Eggs, otherwise known as Cloud Eggs, is a fun, trendy brunch dish that’s as beautiful as they are delicious.  Pillowy, Parmesan scented meringue clouds that cradle a rich, perfectly soft-cooked, baked yolk is the exact thing you didn’t realize you were craving.  Now. The famous Read More..

PECAN PIE WAFFLES

PECAN PIE WAFFLES

Since we’re all home and wondering what to do with ourselves, let’s make light and fluffy waffles!  These tender waffles, chock full of pecans, are topped with a rich butter pecan syrup. Round up those kids and sit down together for a warm and cozy Read More..

SWEET GREEN SMOOTHIE

SWEET GREEN SMOOTHIE

A Green smoothie is a great quick breakfast option that leaves you feeling healthy and virtuous.  This smoothie has a smooth texture and a great, sweet taste. You won’t taste the spinach or kale! I go through stages of food obsessions, especially for breakfast.  Sometimes, Read More..

FRUIT AND NUT OATMEAL SCONES

FRUIT AND NUT OATMEAL SCONES

These tender, buttery scones are full of oats, cranberries, and pecans, and then drizzled with a rich, vanilla glaze.  They are a delicious grab and go breakfast to start the morning off the right way. Great to serve with coffee in the morning or with Read More..

BROCCOLI AND CHEESE EGG MUFFINS

BROCCOLI AND CHEESE EGG MUFFINS

This is a quick and easy breakfast recipe that is a healthy grab-and-go weekday breakfast or even a light lunch.   It was always difficult to grab a healthy breakfast at home before leaving for the day.  I hated feeding my family cold cereal, instant oatmeal, Read More..

PUMPKIN PIE SMOOTHIE

PUMPKIN PIE SMOOTHIE

A smoothie recipe is a delicious way to power you through the morning.  It is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins, full of fiber, and high in protein.  It’s like a yummy, perfect food served in a glass. Okay, I must admit that I am fully Read More..

FRENCH-STYLE SCRAMBLED EGGS

FRENCH-STYLE SCRAMBLED EGGS

French-Style scrambled eggs are a breakfast classic.  The key to this dish is to cook the well-whipped eggs low and slow, stirring constantly until creamy with small, soft curds. You’re probably thinking, “Who can’t make scrambled eggs?”  And you would be right…somewhat.   Let’s discuss the Read More..

HOMEMADE CHERRY VANILLA GRANOLA

HOMEMADE CHERRY VANILLA GRANOLA

This easy breakfast recipe is not too sweet, has just the right amount of crunch and chewy texture, and subtly spiced with cinnamon and vanilla.  Serve it as a cereal with milk, or as a topping for yogurt. It’s also sublime sprinkled over ice cream Read More..