Category Archives: Brunch

Puff Pastry filled with Sweet Potato

Simple, but great tasting recipes. Puff Pastry – thaw for an hour before using 1 baked sweet potato 1 cup Crushed Ameretti Cookies While the sweet potato is still warm mix in the crushed cookies. That is the filling. Cut … Continue reading

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Eggs Portugal a Savory Bread Pudding

Jackie made this breakfast dish for us a few times. I asked her for the recipe. As she got a little older Jon took over the kitchen and always made great scrambled eggs and of course, lots of bacon. I … Continue reading

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Lemon Filling, Lemon Poppyseed Lace Cake

Mmmm tasty. Daughter Denny and I made this for Mother’s Day brunch this year. 2 boxes Lemon Cake Mix 1 Can Poppy Seeds 4- 8 Tablespoons of Lemoncello Liqueur 3 jars lemon curd (or you can make your own) 1 … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar, Cinnamon Pull Aparts or Monkey Bread

Ingredients 3 (12 ounce) packages refrigerated biscuit dough (Like Grands) or make your own biscuits (see below) 1 cup white sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 cup margarine and/or walnut oil 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped walnuts … Continue reading

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Bread Pudding

Bread pudding 6 eggs 1 cup sour cream 1 tsp cardamom 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup brown sugar 15 slices bread (croissants, texas toast, raisin bread). Many recipes recommend removing … Continue reading

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Blood Orange Mimosas

While you can use regular fresh squeezed orange juice, this is simple and excellent. Blood Orange Soda (from World Market) Champagne Since you are mixing the champagne, buy the least expensive champagne. No need to waste money. Chill bottles in … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Brunch – Croque Madame

Mother’s Day Brunch Menu Croque Madame Bacon Caeser Salad Strawberries and Pineapple Slice Skewers Blood Orange Mimosas Coffee with Bailey’s Irish Cream Croque Madame My sons both agreed this tastes like a french toast, ham and cheese, eggs benedict sandwich; … Continue reading

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Fried Potatoes and Chorizo

Twenty years ago, Dennis and I would go to Mrs. Olson’s on Hollywood Beach, and have these potatoes. This little place always had a swarm of people with coffee cups in hand waiting for a table. We loved taking a … Continue reading

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Best French Toast, Ever

This is a breakfast fit for a King, I mean husband.  Serve my wonderful daughter breakfast in bed.  She woke up happy.    Adapted from Robert Quarry’s recipe book “Simply Wonderful Recipes for Wonderfully Simple Foods”.  Dennis came across a few … Continue reading

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Apples and Blueberry Syrup

Make your spouse feel like he is on vacation. Serve him this breakfast on a weekend, and he will adore you. Peel and slice 2 Red Delicious Apples 1/2 Cup Chardonnay 1/2 Cup Maple Syrup Simmer apples in Chardonnay until … Continue reading

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