Archive for the 'Breakfast' Category

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Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche

This is a really nice Spring brunch dish. It’s fresh with nicely crisp asparagus mixed in. Lovely.   Asparagus, Leek, and Gruyere Quiche   Ingredients:   1 tablespoons butter   I leek (white and light green parts only), halved and thinly sliced, then well washed. Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 bunch (1 pound) asparagus, tough ends removed, thinly sliced
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Apricot-Toasted Nut Granola

We know – Granola. It sounds so boring. Like how many granola recipes are out there? Tons is the correct answer and seriously, aren’t they really just about all the same?….We get it, granola is granola. Except when it isn’t. This isn’t the normal granola. The nuts are toasted first, lots of dried apricots, plump big raisons, honey and cardamom.
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Salted Caramel Apple Doughnuts

  If you follow this blog even a little then you already know that we love doughnuts. We just do. Fried doughnuts are seriously the best – everyone knows that it’s all in the grease. OK, in the actual doughnut too. However, on the grounds that we want to be a little healthy but STILL eat doughnuts we figure eating
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Spooky Halloween Buttermilk Pancakes

OK, so it’s almost Halloween and a Halloween cocktail is certainly on its way for you but in the meantime how about you make something for your kids? I get it, don’t they get enough crap on Halloween? Sure they do, any parent on this planet knows that. It’s just a given. ┬áSo in keeping with that theme, you know
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Quick and Easy Whole Wheat Blueberry Strawberry Muffins

So it is full on Fall and just about now you are beginning to miss those wonderful summer fruits, you know those fresh blueberries and strawberries specifically. Remember how you went berry picking on that hot summer day, ate a ton, and then you froze a bunch of them? Well, you froze the ones you didn’t devour immediately that is
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Apricot Breakfast Bars

Back to school time!! Need a in the car on the way to school quick get this into your body before school quick bar? This could work for you. These are delicious and the recipe can totally be tweaked to your taste. Add what you want, take away what you want, whatever. We happen to think dried cherries would be
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Passover Pan-Baked Lemon-Almond Tart

This is the perfect quick breakfast treat during Passover. Flourless and lovely. It’s fresh lemon and toasted almonds wonderfully compliment each other in a light and delicious way. You won’t even miss your morning muffin or danish when you try this! Happy Passover. Passover Pan-Baked Lemon-Almond Tart     Ingredients   4 eggs 1/2 cup sugar Pinch of salt 1/2
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Jeff’s Caramel-Pecan Sticky Buns

We have a friend, Jeff. Jeff loves sticky buns. He loves them so much that each week when we all would meet for coffee the only thing he would order was – you guessed it – a pecan sticky bun. So…of course we had to come up with some that are buttery and gooey and all things sticky bun. These
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Grape Focaccia (Schiacciata)

Tuscan grape bread is typically found in the month of September in Italy because of the very nature of the seasonal grapes. This is the Northwest and we’ve got grapes too, good grapes to boot! So in honor of our grapes and to celebrate grape harvest (typically till November) we’ve made a grape focaccia. Simple, plain and best eaten the
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Honeycrisp Apple Pumpkin Scones with Maple Glaze

  These are a seasonal favorite and we love them. We love honeycrisp apples so yeah, we love these. This is a good combo – pumpkin + honeycrisp + maple = so, so good. Add that maple glaze and this is definitely a winner. You can also skip the maple (if you prefer) and dust with powdered sugar or cinnamon
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