Category Archives: Breakfast

Perfect Poached Eggs (by request!)

There was a time back in the day when eggs were pretty much forbidden for having saturated fat, raising cholesterol, all of it.  Yet I’ve always loved eggs.  My late father used to drive an egg truck, and he adored eggs; … Continue reading

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Summer Savory Corn Pudding

Click here to view recipe. I love brunch in the summer – more specifically, Sunday morning gatherings with friends or family.   Most of the invitations I receive or brunches that I host become potluck events – easy, casual ways to … Continue reading

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Summer Breakfast Bowl for Champions

Click here to view recipe. “Breakfast of champions.” A phrase that was blasted on the television and radio all the time when I was a young girl. Of course, this referred to Wheaties breakfast cereal.  And I later remembered  that … Continue reading

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Everyday Oven Omelette

Click here to view recipe. Here is the ideal recipe for when you want something kind of light and different … and it works for either brunch or a lazy dinner (in my house … “lazy” means you are out … Continue reading

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Ina – Mine-a Lemon Bread

Click here to view recipe. When life hands you lemons, make LEMON BREAD!!! My mother-in-law lives in Southern California, and has a huge lemon tree growing right outside her kitchen door.  If we’re lucky enough to visit during the winter … Continue reading

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Oatmeal & Fruit Scones

Click here to view recipe. I don’t know about you, but when I have houseguests I like to make a little extra food to have around  so I can enjoy my company and not be tied to the kitchen.  Many … Continue reading

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Brown Butter Cherry Almond Breakfast Loaf – An Accidental Recipe

Click here to view recipe. Fall arrived in Seattle, bringing clouds and rain. I immediately felt like baking and couldn’t be bothered to go to the supermarket.  Dried tart cherries caught my eye on the countertop, and suddenly I craved a … Continue reading

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Homemade Pancake & Waffle Mix

Click here to view recipe. My sister in law is always quick to tell you she doesn’t cook, but she doesn’t need to.  Her husband, my brother, is masterful in the kitchen and bakes cookies, cakes and desserts even more … Continue reading

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Eggs For Kids

“So what do you cook when your grandchildren visit?”  This is a question I am asked by curious friends who know I love to bake and make special things for my children and their kids as well. There are many … Continue reading

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Super Sour Cream Pecan Coffee Cake

Click here to view recipe. This is another special recipe from  my “favorites” category.  This old fashioned, rich coffee cake frequently appears for brunch or breakfast celebrations at my home, and when it bakes in the oven the entire house … Continue reading

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