Bacon and tomato frittata

Summer brunches are a perfect way to entertain.  Guests love to enjoy the morning sunshine and a quick and light summer meal.  Frittatas are a easy way to serve a crowd without having to stand over the stove preparing individual egg dishes. This bacon and tomato frittata is very tasty and one that is perfect…

Baked Blueberry rectangular pancake

Are you entertaining a crowd for breakfast and prefer not standing in the kitchen making individual pancakes? Here is a fun recipe that works perfectly and the rectangular pancake is cut into pieces for easily serving guests. I found this idea on Taste of Home online. I recently tried this recipe and found that it…

Easter bunny eggs

Pinterest is filled with holiday decorating and food presentation ideas.  Most of the time there are not complete directions included with the ideas, but this one was posted on a variety of sites. This would be a cute idea to serve to children for a holiday breakfast.  If I was making quite a few of…

Breakfast fruit crepes

So this is the best crepe recipe ever which I use with my Cuisinart International Chef Crepe maker.  It works every time and has become a classic in my home.  Each person can choose what they would like to enjoy with their crepes.  Options include: strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, bananas, flavored syrups, chopped sliced almonds or…

Tomato and Cheese Tart

Inspired by the Food Network magazine, September 2016 issue, I made this tart last week.  This is a great recipe, as the puff pastry works perfectly to create a tasty savory tart.  This could be a wonderful Super Bowl appetizer, or could be used alongside an arugula salad for a delicious lunch entrée.  This tart…

Baked pears

Throughout the winter months, I enjoy baked fruit.  First of all, I really enjoy a nice breakfast during the coldest of winter weather.  Also, I think warmed fruit is a nice option and great alternative to a cold fruit platter.  I like to serve cold fruit during the warmer months instead. So, here is another…

Bagel breakfast casserole

Cold weather is a great time to serve a hot breakfast to family and friends. Everyone just wants to gather around and drink a hot beverage while taking their time on a weekend morning.  Here is a great recipe that is a twist on the standard breakfast egg casserole.  I tried it with plain bagels,…

Pumpkin Popovers

So, I found this recipe back in October for pumpkin popovers, and boy are they delicious. Just the perfect blend of the pumpkin taste with the ever popular popover experience. I have to admit that popovers are my all-time favorite item from the bread basket. Somehow, I always hope since they are hollow in the…

Crepes

I have been making crepes for years on the stove top with a traditional crepe pan.  It works very well, but I decided to purchase a crepe maker to make the process easier for me.  I love my new Cuisinart Crepe pan.  The electric maker will also prepare pizzelles, pancakes, blini, waffle cones, tortillas, pita…

Pumpkin spice granola

I have been a fan of homemade granola for years.  I make my own and control what ingredients I use and keep it quite healthy.  With the increasing excitement of pumpkin everything in the market, I decided to try this recipe for a pumpkin spice granola.  I love it. I recently found it in a…

Raspberry pancake

Fall is a wonderful time to enjoy Sunday breakfast.  I am beginning to feel the comfort of a slower morning, which is quite cozy with a slight chill in the air.  Our temperatures have already been as low as the upper 30’s the past couple of nights here in Michigan. So, here is another great…

Grape tomato frittata

I am still harvesting grape tomatoes from my two summer plants which cost $1.82 each at the VanOogethem farm and greenhouse last May.  I have been using them in so many great dishes this Fall and just love the fact that my little kitchen garden can produce this product so easily for us. One of…