Going out for breakfast can be a delicious, social and sometimes gritty pleasure. Trek with Rick Sebak to find sample great US breakfast spots — like Big Ed’s, Post Road Diner, Square Cafe, and Hot Metal Diner. Bring your appetite!
Did you know that baked eggs are one of the easiest and most impressive brunch dishes youcan make? For practically no effort whatsoever, you can get a gourmet meal, like baked eggs with chives and cream, on the table in mere minutes.
By Susie Middleton
Even if you don’t have a gluten intolerance, you’ll find the tender, fluffy, and flavorful Gluten-Free Buttermilk Pancakes in this recipe irresistible! Rather than use a lot of cornstarch and refined rice flour, as many gluten-free recipes do, these pancakes are based on more nutritious, fiber-rich whole-grain brown rice flour and almond meal.
By Amy Traverso
Also called a German pancake, this breakfast dish is like a sweeter version of Yorkshire pudding and a close cousin of the popover. I love it because it solves my eternal breakfast dilemma, providing the sweetness of pancakes, without the sleepiness that follows an all-carb feast. It also takes very little time to make, but looks so impressive, all golden and puffed up, when you bring it to the table.
Any leprechaun of note will tell you that the key to good soda bread is not to get yourself or the dough overworked in the process. The line between a pleasant pastry fit for a smear of butter and jam and a leaden block of cooked flour fit for the garbage bin, can be a fine one.
Yes, you will have me to thank for this semi-genius breakfast or brunch dish. I"ll call it a braided brunch loaf because I don"t know how else to describe it, but my inability to properly name it doesn"t take away from the considerable wow factor of it"s presentation.
The day after the big feast, the house is full of people young and old and although the fridge is bursting with leftovers no one's quite ready for turkey with their coffee. We use two morning staples—cornbread and sausage—in our stuffing, so why not begin the fourth Friday of November with a hearty breakfast?
Today we're talking about French toast. This morning stalwart most likely got its name from the French dish, pain perdu or "lost bread"a poetic way to say stale bread. And slightly stale bread is one of the keys to French toast that has a crunchy exterior with light and airy insides. Essentially this is bread, soaked in custard, and pan fried; perhaps the precursor to bread pudding.
Monday through Friday, I eat breakfast on the go—usually a cup of coffee and a bowl of yogurt with granola. Store bought granola can have some hidden ingredients, too much salt, and sugar as well as extra calories that may not be the best way for you to start the day.
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