Archives: brunch

Salsa Verde Eggs Benedict

May 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 »

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Corned Beef Hash

March 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 »

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Cranberry Streusel Coffee Cake

December 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 »

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Morning Eggs on Mushroom-Bacon Hash

September 30, 2011 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Breakfast, Eggs, Pork, Quick Cooking, Recipes.

Bacon lovers will devour this delicious hash loaded with potatoes, mushrooms, onions and, of course, bacon! For hearty appetites, you’ll want to double the recipe. Don’t skimp on the bacon here…buy a good quality, thick-sliced bacon. Also, to speed up the morining cooking process, prep the onions and mushrooms and cook the potatoes the night before; just • Read More »

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Fresh Peach Cake

September 22, 2011 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Cakes, Dessert, Recipes, Summer.

Here’s a simple recipe featuring my favorite summer fruit: peaches. The coffee cake is easy to make, delicious, moist and lightly spiced…and perfect with a cup of coffee or tea. I added an 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg to the batter, and omitted the pecans. The cake is best served the day it’s made, but leftovers are still • Read More »

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Mother’s Crunchy French Toast

May 7, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Mother’s Crunchy French Toast | Filed in: Bread, Breakfast, Comfort Food, Holidays, Recipes.

This recipe for Mother’s Crunchy French Toast is, without a doubt, the best French toast I’ve ever made. Period. I’ve also ordered it at the source, Mother’s Bistro in downtown Portland, and this recipe produces a restaurant-worthy breakfast dish! It’s easy, extremely delicious and would make a great start to the day for mom (or anyone else for that matter!). Because • Read More »

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Tortillas with Eggs

October 22, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Breakfast, Eggs, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Southwestern, Vegetarian.

My mom has me hooked on the combination of scrambled eggs with green chilies! Sometimes I crave it, which is what led me to this recipe for Tortillas with Eggs. It’s a great breakfast or brunch dish and can easily be doubled or tripled to feed more people. You can also get creative and add other ingredients • Read More »

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Bacon and Green Chile Quiche

May 6, 2010 | By andrea | 8 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Eggs, Main Dish, Pork, Recipes.

Who said real men don’t eat quiche? Husband can inhale 2 manly-sized pieces of this delicious Bacon and Green Chili Quiche in one sitting. The combination of bacon, green chiles and cheese is a definite winner! It’s also great for brunch or lunch entertaining because it can be made ahead and cooled (completely), then wrapped in plastic wrap • Read More »

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