Easter Breakfast, Brunch and Dinner Recipes

We’re not having a big Easter here but here are a few of my favorite recipes from past years. Breakfast and Brunch Recipes Baked Apple Pancake Do Ahead French Toast Fruit Salad Quiche Dinner Recipes Ham with Rosemary and Garlic My Favorite Baked Ham Asparagus – Roasted Carrots and Brown Sugar Green Beans and Garlic […]

When Life Gives You Eggs, Make Eggs Benedict!

Two of my hens are laying regularly again finally, with the third just getting over her broodiness. They’ll likely slow down for the winter but I had 18 eggs in the fridge after gathering the two new ones today! I hard-boiled up a few and decided to make Eggs Benedict for dinner. I used the […]

Huevos Rancheros with Ranchero Sauce

I cooked up some Ranchero Sauce, roughly following a recipe in The Well-Filled Tortilla Cookbook.  It was wonderful to go pick the tomatoes and chilies for this! It would go well on all kinds of things but was absolutely delicious on the eggs. I also stirred some into the black beans. 1-2 jalapeno’s or other […]

Basic Frittata and Marinated Zucchini

Two recipes from the Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home book tonight for dinner. The first was a marinated zucchini recipe. Marinated Zucchini 1 pound zucchini, 2-3 smaller zucchinis 2 Tbs olive oil 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 Tbs chopped fresh basil 1 Tbs red wine vinegar salt to taste Slice the zucchinis into […]

Name This Sandwich: Grilled Ham and Cheese Meets French Toast

Last night I wanted a grilled ham and cheese and remembered reading about smothering a grilled ham sandwich with cheese.  Maybe that’s a Croques Monsieur? Or a Monte Cristo?  But none of the recipes I found sounded good. I flipped through an old cookbook and saw their riff on this, which was to basically dip […]