Breakfast & Brunch

Honey-Wheat Sandwich Bread

Makes 2 loaves Ingredients 4 cups bread flour, plus extra as needed 1 cup whole wheat flour 2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast 2 cups whole or low-fat milk, boiled and cooled to room temperature 1/3 cup vegetable oil, plus extra for greasing 1/3 cup honey 2 teaspoons kosher salt […]

Breakfast & Brunch, Desserts

Hot Crossed Buns

Makes 12 servings Never mind bunnies and eggs…the surest sign of Easter season may be the hot crossed bun. These yeast-raised treats were first made as spiced fruit buns and were popular during the Tudor period in England. They were later decorated with a cross on top and sold “hot […]

Breakfast & Brunch, Main Dishes, Pies & Tarts

Kale, Bacon, and Onion Quiche

Makes one 9-inch quiche Kale, a member of the cabbage family, is widely available during the winter and early spring. It has a mild flavor, and its dark, richly colored green leaves add contrast to the salty bacon in this quiche. Ingredients One All-Butter Pie Dough, unbaked single crust 6 […]

Breakfast & Brunch, Cakes

Matcha-Swirled Pound Cake

Makes one 8 1/2-inch loaf Unsweetened matcha powder is bitter, so if you prefer a milder matcha flavor, use less matcha powder. The matcha is not structural, so you can use as little as none (for just a great pound cake!) or as much as 1/3 cup. Ingredients 3 tablespoons […]

Breakfast & Brunch

Matzo Brei

Makes 4 servings Matzo brei is a simple Jewish comfort food that’s popular at Passover, or really any time of year! Every family makes this dish a little bit differently, and while we like to fry the matzo until it is crisp and toasty, you may prefer to leave it […]

Breakfast & Brunch, Cakes

Peanut Butter Banana Bread Muffins

Makes 12 muffins These muffins are the perfect way to showcase the ideal flavor partnership of bananas and peanut butter. They still satisfy the banana bread spot, with just the right amount of peanut butter flavor peeking through. The streusel topping adds a little sweetness and texture, but they are […]

Breakfast & Brunch, Cakes, Desserts

Pear Cake

Makes 10 to 12 servings This is a simple cake that is good for breakfast or an afternoon snack. Bosc pears are a good choice because of their lower water content. Make sure they are perfectly ripe. Consider swapping out the cinnamon for ground cardamom for a variation. Ingredients 1 […]

Breakfast & Brunch

Poached Eggs

Makes 6 eggs Ingredients 6 eggs White vinegar, as needed Kosher salt, as needed Directions Fill a pan with water to a depth of a few inches and season it with a small amount of vinegar and salt to prevent the egg whites from spreading during cooking. The vinegar and […]

Breakfast & Brunch, Cakes

Quark Stollen

Makes 1 loaf This recipe comes right from Bakeshop 6 at The Culinary Institute of America! A traditional German holiday treat, this stollen is leavened with baking powder, not yeast, so it’s a simple edition to your Christmas to-do list. You can find quark, a soft cultured cheese, near the […]