Category Archives: Brunch

Smoked Salmon Smørrebrød – Fish Friday Foodies

This Smoked Salmon Smørrebrød recipe is my contribution to this month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme of Summer Fish and Seafood Sandwiches. Whole rye bread slathered with a cream cheese/sour cream/dill/horseradish spread, piled high with cold smoked salmon, red salmon caviar, dill, … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad with Basil, Sun-Dried Tomato and Artichoke

Chicken salad is a staple for Summer; perfect for picnics, lunch, brunch and even light supper. Check out this new Chicken Salad recipe, which is not only easy (five ingredients), it’s delicious too!  

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Tomato Galette with Buttermilk Flaky Pastry and Dill

This Tomato Galette recipe uses colorful cherry tomatoes (red, yellow, orange, green), dill Havarti cheese, a simple (fifteen minute) homemade tomato jam all atop a buttermilk flaky pastry. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner or even a party appetizer, this gorgeous … Continue reading

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Salad with Asparagus Poached Egg and Lemon Vinaigrette

The first sign of spring is always teeny, tiny, baby asparagus; what better way to showcase it than in a salad topped with a creamy poached egg, shaved Parmesan cheese and a zesty lemon vinaigrette? 

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Latke Waffles

It’s Hanukkah! Have you had your Latkes? How about Latke Waffles!? Potato pancakes in waffle form with pockets of ever so crispy grated potato all golden brown and delicious; best of all, no frying! Pop them in either a Belgian or … Continue reading

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Zucchini Crust Vegetable Quiche with Goat Cheese (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for Grated Zucchini Crust Quiche is gluten-free; it’s loaded with vegetables like three types of greens: spinach, kale, chard (although you could just use one type), tomatoes, roasted red pepper, onion and herbs. Five eggs and a bit of goat … Continue reading

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Potatoes Au Gratin – Meatless Monday

I offer Potatoes Au Gratin for today’s Meatless Monday recipe. This version is one I made for Easter; it was one of those serendipitous moments where I threw ingredients together, added something else, and something else again, and came up … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Date-Nut Bread (Meatless Monday)

I have taken an old-fashioned recipe for Date-Nut Bread and given it a few new twists. This simple quick bread is delicious, and classically served with cream cheese you can’t go wrong for breakfast, brunch and snacking. 

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Croissant French Toast with Blueberries and Cream Cheese (Meatless Monday)

Happy New Year, friends! The first post of 2015 is for a fabulous, decadent and delicious breakfast casserole: Baked Croissant French Toast with Blueberries and Cream Cheese. You can make and bake it immediately, or prepare it in advance to … Continue reading

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Sausage Cheese Balls

This super-easy twist on the classic Sausage Cheese Ball recipe is made using a can of refrigerated crescent dinner rolls. They are unbelievably moist, tender, spicy, cheesy, goodness; perfect for holiday entertaining and snacking, you’d better make a double batch … Continue reading

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