Category: Brunch

Dessert Recipe: The Lemonyest Lemon of the Lemon Squares

Dessert Recipe: The Lemonyest Lemon of the Lemon Squares

Lemon Squares are delightfully tart and so enjoyably spring-y!   This lemon square recipe adds lemon zest for a bit of bite in the filling, and uses a shortbread crust to not compete with the lemon flavor, making them LEMONY Lemon Squares.    A hit Read More

Veggie Entree Recipe: Rough-Cut Ratatouille Featuring Organic Heirloom Garden Vegetables

Veggie Entree Recipe: Rough-Cut Ratatouille Featuring Organic Heirloom Garden Vegetables

Veggie Entree Recipe: Rough-Cut Ratatouille Featuring Organic Heirloom Garden Vegetables

Vegetarian Friendly Comfort Food: Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Vegetarian Friendly Comfort Food: Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

Eggplant is hearty and meaty with enough protein to make a nutritious meal. This Eggplant Parmesan recipe is a go-to vegetarian meal option. It has a comfort food quality that makes it a safe bet for brunch or buffet style meals. Like your Eggplant Parmesan Read More

Cranberry Orange Muffins Recipe

Cranberry Orange Muffins Recipe

This go-to breakfast or brunch muffin recipe fits in well with the colors and flavors of fall. Fresh cranberries are often available in late summer and around Thanksgiving and freeze well for making this recipe any time of year.  This muffin recipe is very loosely adapted from The Williams-Sonoma Baking Book (Oxmoor House, 2009). I like to add a simple glaze with a bit of extra orange extract or orange juice for an extra tangy kick of citrus flavor.

Bread Recipe: Challah Bread

Bread Recipe: Challah Bread

Challah Bread is soft, rich and slightly sweet. It’s full, rounded “bread braid” loaf is lovely to look at, it has an appealing sheen, and unique crust that tastes delicious with a spread or butter, toasted or plain, or used as a sandwich bread, and Read More

Bread Recipe: Apricot Nut Bread

Bread Recipe: Apricot Nut Bread

An appealing but not overly sweet bread suitable for breakfast, brunch, or a quick snack on the go. This quick bread, adapted from “The Redbook Cookbook, 1971 edition”, is delicious as is or especially yummy with softened or whipped cream cheese.  It’s often made a Read More

Brunch Recipe: Fluffy Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Brunch Recipe: Fluffy Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Lemon Poppyseed Muffins make for a quick breakfast to grab on the go, a lazy morning reading the paper or streaming movies in bed, or as a go-to brunch staple that can be made in advance. This recipe uses Greek Yogurt to make it extra Read More

Brunch Recipe: Challah Bread French Toast

Brunch Recipe: Challah Bread French Toast

If there was ever a bread for making a hearty french toast that can stand up to the soaking stage and then being stuffed, it is Challah Bread. Challah Bread absorbs the egg and milk mixture like a champ, enabling a light, fluffy, and flavorful Read More

Entertaining: Creative Ways to serve Espresso

Entertaining: Creative Ways to serve Espresso

Espresso in a Demitasse cup is the perfect end to a delicious meal or as an accompaniment to dessert or a mid-day snack or brunch. This EASY LIVING GOODS ESPRESSO CUPS AND SAUCERS SET is as durable as they are pretty and are a colorful, versatile way Read More

Pizza Recipe: Cauliflower Crust Sun Dried Tomato and Pesto Pizza

Pizza Recipe: Cauliflower Crust Sun Dried Tomato and Pesto Pizza

As a meal or sliced into bite sized pieces for an appetizer, this Cauliflower crust pizza has a delicious thin crust texture paired with flavorful pesto and chopped sun dried tomato. Once you master the cooking time variances of cauliflower crust, modifying this recipe with Read More