Tag: brunch

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

I love muffins. Muffins and scones actually, they are the perfect accompaniment to morning coffee. But I’m picky, with muffins especially. With muffins, I prefer a standard-sized one, not the super-sized caloric bomb ones that make you feel like you’re eating three muffins in one […]

Shirred Eggs With Spinach

Shirred Eggs With Spinach

These are shirred eggs, or oeufs en cocotte as they are known in France. It’s a fancy name for something truly simple. Shirred eggs are really just baked (or coddled) eggs typically with the addition of cream, fresh herbs, and a little cheese, although the permutations […]

Sunday Cinnamon Rolls

Sunday Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls are a true weakness of mine. I don’t have them often. But boy, if I could, I would. My earliest memory of cinnamon rolls relates to my parents’ divorce, when my sister and I were very young. My mom moved to NYC, my […]

Egg-In-A-Hole

Egg-In-A-Hole

Egg-In-A-Hole is what I call it.  But there are many other names for this delightfully simple recipe:  “bird in a nest,” “egg-in-a-hat,” “toad-in-a-hole,” “one-eyed-monster,” “tigers-eye,” “bullseye,” “private eyes,” and even “barn-yard,”  If you are interested in learning about the backstory of this simple dish, I […]

Homemade Corned Beef Hash, The Perfect Comfort Food

Homemade Corned Beef Hash, The Perfect Comfort Food

Corned beef hash is a labor of love.  It takes commitment, planning, and someone in your family who absolutely loves it.  For me, that is my older son, and he could live on it.  Well, this and kreplach.   While I will do almost anything […]

Simple Baked Cinnamon-Sugar Donuts

Simple Baked Cinnamon-Sugar Donuts

When I was a kid, I wanted to be the President, a lawyer, and Martha Stewart–in that order.  I gave up on the Presidency once I learned the odds.  I remained focused on law school until I worked as a paralegal and married a lawyer […]