Category Archives: Breakfast

Hearty Breakfast Sandwich

How do you make hearty breakfast sandwiches? Start with rich, cheesy Welsh Rabbit on perfectly toasted English muffins; then add a fried egg, a slice of ripe tomato, and some fresh spinach. That’s how you do it!

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Baby Dutch Babies with Breakfast

Dutch baby pancakes, sometimes called German pancakes or Dutch puffs, are a hybrid of pancake, crepe, and popover — all in one skillet. I like to pour the batter into a mini-muffin pan and serve them like popovers as opposed to puffy … Continue reading

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Croissant Sandwich

For a complete breakfast, I serve this with a side of country-style fried potatoes and fresh orange juice. For lunch, I serve with a side of pasta salad.

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Zucchini Strata

Strata is a kind of layered casserole featuring eggs and bread. There as many variations of strata as you can imagine. One day, at the end of the summer growing season, I imagined strata that would effectively use garden-fresh zucchini without making … Continue reading

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Irish Cheese & Guinness Beer Bread

Here’s a recipe our son, Robert, sent to me on St. Paddy’s Day. I’ve modified it a little so that the taste is pure Irish. This is even better than my Irish Soda Bread. Spread a 1-inch slice, while still … Continue reading

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Magic Oatmeal (for kids of all ages)

Kids love this vegan recipe. It is a quick but hearty and nutritious breakfast perfectly measured out for one person. Double the recipe for two helpings.  Add fresh blueberries as a topping if you have them. For a gluten-free version … Continue reading

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New Year Breakfast

When Robin and I traveled to Boston in the summer of 1982, we stayed with our friend Peter. On one of our side trips, Peter drove us to his mom’s summer place in Montauk at the tip of Long Island. … Continue reading

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