Category Archives: Brunch

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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Buttermilk Pecan Pancakes with Vanilla Bourbon Peaches and Syrup (Meatless Monday)

Breakfast-for-dinner is a winner with this week’s Meatless Monday recipe for Buttermilk Pecan Pancakes with Vanilla Bourbon Peaches and Syrup. 

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English Muffin Bread – Faux Sourdough-Style

This English Muffin Bread recipe is a “faux sourdough” and it is easy, delicious, and quite possibly the best toasting bread ever. Loaded with nooks and crannies, and with a dusting of cornmeal on the outside, this bread has that … Continue reading

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Shirred Eggs (Frugal Friday)

“Shirred” Eggs is just another name for baked eggs, the “shirred” referring to the type of dish it was originally baked in. This Shirred Egg recipe is a pretty traditional version of this simple and reliable dish. It’s ready in … Continue reading

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