Breakfast & Brunch

Crêpes

Makes 24 crêpes Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 3 cups milk 3 large eggs 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup butter or vegetable oil to coat pan, or as needed Directions Sift the flour, sugar, and salt together into […]

Sandwiches

Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur (Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich) Makes 8 servings Béchamel Sauce Ingredients 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 4 cups whole milk Directions Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat and whisk in flour. Cook flour until raw smell is gone, about 2 minutes. Whisk in […]

Breakfast & Brunch, Free Recipes

English Muffins

English muffins are one of the easiest breads, made extra simple by their stove-top cook. No oven needed! Though like any bread, they are best the day they are made, a quick trip to the toaster freshens these muffins up for up to a week. Makes 10 servings

Allergen Friendly, Salads

Fennel Salad With Blood Orange Vinaigrette

This simple preparation is full of big flavors. Crisp fennel, onion, and celery make for a refreshing salad paired with the sweet and slightly tart juice of the blood orange. Makes 4 to 6 servings Ingredients 1 bulb fennel, thinly sliced 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 3 stalks celery, thinly […]

Sandwiches

Fontina and Blackberry Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Makes 4 servings Though fontina and blackberries are a great combination, you can switch up the fruits and cheeses to whatever you can find at your market. Freshly shredded cheese will melt best, but slices will work in a pinch, too!

Breakfast & Brunch, Side Dishes

Garlic Cheese Grits

Makes 8 servings These grits get a great garlic flavor from just a little bit of garlic and they are jam-packed with cheese and butter, just the way they should be. The Tabasco and the cayenne give them a little kick. You may opt to leave out the eggs and […]

Breakfast & Brunch

Granola Parfait

Makes 8 servings This is a classic berry parfait, but you can use this granola or technique for virtually endless variations. Use any leftover granola to sprinkle over ice cream or keep it in a jar for an easy mid-day snack. Ingredients Granola 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1/4 cup […]

Salads

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Makes 8 servings Caesar salad dressing often contains egg yolk and is blended to make a creamy, emulsified dressing. That’s amazing, but this is easy and delicious, making it perfect for a quick weeknight meal. Substitute the grilled chicken for shrimp or salmon, if you like, or even shredded rotisserie […]

Sandwiches

Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches

Makes 5 servings   These are your basic grilled ham and cheese sandwiches, but as far as we’re concerned, they’re just a starting point for your foodie-creativity. Though, yes, these are perfect as is, especially beside some Cream of Tomato Soup, experiment with different breads, cheeses, meats, and even toppings. […]

Breakfast & Brunch

Ham & Cheddar Scones

Makes 10 scones Serve these savory scones with fruit jam for a sweet and salty brunch. For something a little more decadent, halve a warmed scone and top it with a runny fried egg. Ingredients 3 cups bread flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt […]