I love scrambles! Just add a few ingredients to humble scrambled eggs and, presto! Now you’ve got a more exciting meal! Joe’s Special is one of my favorite scrambles. It features ground beef and spinach in addition to the eggs. I usually order it when I see it on a restaurant breakfast menu, and sometimes • Read More »
Salsa Verde Eggs BenedictMay 11, 2013 | By andrea | Comments Off on Salsa Verde Eggs Benedict | Filed in: Breakfast, Eggs, Recipes.
My mom loves Eggs Benedict so next time I see her, I’ll be making her this Mexi-inspired version of it! In this recipe, salsa verde (a green tomatillo-based salsa) replaces the traditional hollandaise sauce, and the black olives and fresh cilantro add another layer of fresh flavor. I suggest warming the Canadian bacon before adding it • Read More »
Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sandwich, New York City Deli-StyleApril 5, 2013 | By andrea | Comments Off on Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sandwich, New York City Deli-Style | Filed in: Breakfast, Eggs, Kid-friendly, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Snack.
I love egg sandwiches! They make a great meal with very little effort, and are a great breakfast on the go. Before trying this recipe, I usually just used English muffins as the foundation for my egg sandwich. The bagels, however, add a little more heft and you can switch up bagel flavors depending on • Read More »
Southern BiscuitsOctober 13, 2012 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Comfort Food, Quick Cooking, Recipes.
Can anyone resist a fresh biscuit still warm from the oven? It’s definitely one of life’s simple pleasures! These light and fluffy Southern Biscuits are easy to make so you’ll never need to buy another can o’ biscuits again! We’ve made this recipe many times and the biscuits always come out perfect. You gotta love Alton • Read More »
Blueberry-Buttermilk PancakesAugust 8, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Blueberry-Buttermilk Pancakes | Filed in: Breakfast, Kid-friendly, Recipes, Summer.
And the gold medal for Ultimate Summery Breakfast goes to this recipe for Blueberry-Buttermilk Pancakes! These easy-to-make hotcakes (as my Grandma used to call them) are tender and fluffy, and dotted with juicy, freshly-picked blueberries. Dang, they’re good! We had them most recently for one of our camping breakfasts last weekend. The dappled morning sunlight of the forest and the crackling campfire • Read More »
Breakfast Burritos with Chorizo and EggsMay 2, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Breakfast Burritos with Chorizo and Eggs | Filed in: Breakfast, Mexican, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes.
Breakfast burritos are easy to make and a great way to start the day! This recipe features fresh Mexican chorizo which is uncooked — not Spanish chorizo, a smoked sausage. Scrambled eggs, cheese, salsa, cilantro and avocado complete the burrito. Yum! Want to make a vegetarian version? Soyrizo (or soy chorizo) would be a good • Read More »
Corned Beef HashMarch 16, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Corned Beef Hash | Filed in: Beef, Breakfast, Main Dish, Potatoes, Recipes.
Always an adventurous eater, I first had corned beef hash when I was about 12 years old. I had no idea what it was but saw it on a menu while dining with my family and decided that’s what I wanted for breakfast. When the waitress placed the enormous plate of hash in front of me, • Read More »
Banana Buttermilk MuffinsMarch 8, 2012 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Kid-friendly, Muffins, Recipes.
These moist and tasty muffins have a light banana flavor and are topped with an oatmeal and brown sugar struesel. Yum! My friends who tasted them agreed that this is definitely a keeper recipe. I think they’re best the day they’re made, slightly warm from the oven. Enjoy! Banana Buttermilk Muffins -recipe adapted from Taste of • Read More »
Rise ‘N Raspberry SmoothieJanuary 17, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Rise ‘N Raspberry Smoothie | Filed in: Beverages, Breakfast, Recipes, Snack.
Smoothies make a great quick breakfast or snack…and my kids love them! Plus, they’re a great way to get extra fruit into your diet! So fire up those blenders and get to it!!! Enjoy! Rise ‘N Raspberry Smoothie -recipe from The Little Black Book of Smoothies by Ruth Cullen Makes 2 10-ounce smoothies or 1 • Read More »
Cranberry Streusel Coffee CakeDecember 20, 2011 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Cakes, Christmas, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Thanksgiving.
If you’re still working on your Christmas morning menu, this recipe for Cranberry Streusel Cake would be a good one to consider. The moist, festive cake is both easy to make and delicious. The sweet, brown sugar streusel is a nice balance to the tart cranberries. To simplify things the morning of, have your cranberries chopped and measured, and • Read More »