Cuisine: Breakfast / Brunch

Orange French Toast

This Orange French Toast is incredible. It's golden on the outside and super soft in the middle, with subtle flavors of orange and cinnamon. It's topped with an orange marmalade syrup. 

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yields: 2 Servings

Fried Tamale Egg & Cheese Skillet

Every Christmas eve we make tamales with a group of friends. My friend Ginger told me to fry up the leftovers, add eggs and cheese. This is now my favorite way to eat tamales. It's all about the crispiness.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yields: 6 Servings

Chorizo, Potato Tortilla & Egg Skillet

On the weekends, I usually look through the fridge and concoct some sort of breakfast. This Chorizo, Potato Tortilla & Egg Skillet is what I came up with. Having a cast iron skillet works really well for this. Chorizo is a type of pork sausage with smoked paprika.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

Pumpkin French Toast with Whipped Pumpkin Butter

I'm generally not a fan of the pumpkin spice craze, but my friend Jody made this incredible Pumpkin French Toast with Whipped Pumpkin Butter.I am completely hooked. It's pumpkin flavored in a suble way. The pumpkin butter is so light and fluffy. She made it wtih Challah bread, which really is the best bread for French toast. This is a must try for your next breakfast / brunch.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yields: 6 Servings

Gooden Granola

Granola, that breakfast food of oats, nuts and other crunchy ingredients, has a mixed reputation. It is often seen a healthy, comforting and—literally and figuratively-crunchy. The breakfast equivalent of a pair of Birkenstocks. Just as Birkenstocks have shed their hippy image and are now right on trend for fashion and comfort, some granola—especially home-made—is now known simply for being delicious. Carl Parke’s (the head of the Gooden School) granola is just that—richly flavored with spices like ginger and allspice, slightly sweet with brown sugar and honey and delightfully nutty with four kinds of nuts and seeds. This is granola at its best, as good at breakfast as it is at any time of the day or night.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr

Scrambled Eggs, Gruyère Cheese, and Rosemary on English Muffins

I left for work and my daughter Zoe made herself breakfast! Next time, make it before I leave! Scrambled Eggs, Gruyère Cheese, and Rosemary on English Muffins looks really good. I love anything on English Muffins.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

Blueberry Dutch Baby

The health benefits of blueberries are plentiful. This Blueberry Dutch Baby makes a great breakfast. You can throw all the dry ingredients into a blender the night before and add the eggs and milk in the morning. Voila! You've got a delicious breakfast! 

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

Chocolate Dutch Baby

A Dutch baby, sometimes called a German pancake, is a sweet popover that is usually served for breakfast. This variation of a Chocolate Dutch Baby could be breakfast or dessert.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yields: 8 Servings

Fluffy Omelet

This Fluffy Omelet needs no flipping! A wonderful breakfast option. It's light, fluffy and gets nice and golden brown on top.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yields: Makes 1 omelet, 2 Servings

Pumpkin Popovers

I ran across this recipe for Harry Connick Jr's Pumpkin Popovers in Good Housekeeping. I happen to love popovers. These are easily made in the blender and poured into a popover or muffin pan. Yum!

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr
  • Yields: 6 Servings