Category Archives: Breakfast

We’ve got recipes for your breakfast favorites… eggs, pancakes, french toast, quiche, breads, muffins, fruit and more!

Quiche with Corn & Red Bell Pepper

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Quiche is perfect for any meal! I made this for brunch, served with a side salad. Soup is also a great accompaniment, since colder weather is on the way. Truth be known, quiche is great for using up those few … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Rolls

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Nothing beats warm Cinnamon Rolls fresh out of the oven! You will be amazed how easy these are to make and they only take about 12 minutes to bake… but in that little bit of time they will also fill … Continue reading

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Eggs Benedict

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Eggs Benedict is one of my favorite breakfasts to order out… but it’s also one of those dishes that you can become easily disappointed it. Why?? Because it’s all about the Hollandaise Sauce. Since I’m such a Hollandaise snob, I … Continue reading

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The Best Corn Muffins Ever

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I’m super excited to share some news… My daughter and I are opening a recreational cooking school here in Murfreesboro, TN called “The Curious Kitchen”. That’s why I haven’t posted in a little while. I’ve been super busy getting some … Continue reading

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Garlic Shrimp over Cheesy Garlic Polenta

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Oh Polenta… so deliciously creamy, garlicky and cheesy. This dish was incredible! Being Italian I was very familiar with polenta, but when we moved from California to Tennessee a few years ago, I was introduced to grits. So, what’s the … Continue reading

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Homemade Honey Bran Muffins… just like Mimi’s Restaurant

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When we lived in Los Angeles I would buy bran muffins from Il Fornaio, they were so good. Then we moved to Tennessee, and I started buying bran muffins from Mimi’s Restaurant. My husband likes to have a bran muffin … Continue reading

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Crepes 2 Ways – Savory or Sweet

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Crepes are super easy to make. They may be intimidating for some people, but once you’ve made them you won’t believe how super simple they are. The great thing about crepes is you can make them ahead of time. Then … Continue reading

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Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits

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The other day while going through some old recipes, I found a hand written recipe that I had perfected years ago… it was for the Cheddar Bay Biscuits at Red Lobster. Even though I haven’t been to a Red Lobster in … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Biscuits

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I’m really looking forward to fall this year. The summer seemed too hot and relentless to me. Guess I’m still not adjusted to the humidity here in Tennessee, as compared to the humidity in California. Next summer will be different, … Continue reading

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Cooking with Uncle Gary’s Gourmet Peppers & Pepper Jellies

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I’m “friends” with Gary Langer, owner of Uncle Gary’s Gourmet Peppers & Pepper Jellies. Why is friends in quotes? Because I’ve never actually met Gary in person, just like so many of my other internet foodie friends I haven’t met… but … Continue reading

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Apple Fritter Bundt Cake

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I’ve been craving Apple Fritters. The kind you get at the donut shop that are so deliciously fried. Yum! Well, in an effort to satisfy my craving, I decided to make an Apple Fritter Cake… and yes, it worked!! There … Continue reading

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Mexican Eggs

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During the week I eat a light breakfast, usually a bran muffin and fruit, or yogurt. But on the weekends I like to make a heartier breakfast. One of my husband’s favorites, and often requested, is Mexican Eggs. This is … Continue reading

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Mixed Berry Muffins

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Over the Thanksgiving holiday my family was here visiting. We had seven people in the house instead of just Billy and me. It was nice and I especially enjoyed cooking for everyone. Making some muffins in the morning using fresh … Continue reading

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