In our home, Daddy's favorite meal is breakfast, and because of that we have "breakfast for dinner" often. One thing Dad likes is breakfast sandwiches made with waffles or pancakes, egg, cheese and sausage. We also enjoy a good strata, and on one recent "breakfast sandwich night" I got the idea to turn this handheld favorite into a one-dish-wonder. It turned out so well that I can see it being requested for many meals. Although it's delicious as-is, the maple syrup poured over the top takes it to the next delicious level.
I am lucky enough to live in a climate that experiences, in their fullest, each season the world has to offer. Of all four, fall is my favorite. The intense aromas and colors are unmatched in any other season. The sky is never bluer and the shadows seem to take on a life all their own in autumn.
The foods of this time of year also tend to be my favorites. Apples abound, pumpkins are ripe and ovens are lit in expectation of comforting dishes.
On Mother's Day, my husband never fails to find a sentimental card and is the "man behind the magic" in the gifts the kids give me. He's also the guy that makes the coffee. Someday, though, I'd like to teach him to make quiche. Yes, I know it's standard and cliché, but I would love quiche for Mother's Day breakfast. Just once. I mean, quiche that I didn't make myself.
Crisp and chewy, this bar is a good-for-you alternative to
store-bought cereal bars. The secret ingredient, silken tofu,
will give your day a protein-packed start.
Chicken sausage comes in a variety of flavors these days.
The flavor you pick will have a big impact, so make sure you pick
one you like.
The contrasting flavors and textures of crisp, sweet
watermelon and creamy, tangy goat cheese are magical partners.
Top with sliced grilled chicken to make it a meal.
If you can manage to save one, there's nothing like a cold
baked apple for breakfast, topped with a dollop of vanilla yogurt
or served in a pool of fresh cold milk. The best part is the
nut-and-fruit mixture nestled in the...
A frittata, as a flat omelet is known in Italy, can be
filled with a variety of vegetables and cheeses and makes a great
impromptu brunch dish or supper. In this version, fresh mint and
basil brighten the mild taste of zucchini.
With plenty of protein from both tofu and soymilk, this
banana-split-inspired breakfast smoothie will keep you satisfied
Making apple butter in the oven, rather than on the
stovetop, produces a delectable spread with a distinctive
caramelized flavor. This is a healthful alternative to commercial
varieties, which usually contain added sugars.