Avocado Toast

Have you ever had avocado toast? If not, you must have some. It’s the best thing ever to put on sliced bread. Avocados are one of my favorite foods because I love the way they taste, they have so many health benefits, and they are so versatile. You could mash the avocado if you choose, but […]

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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes (Gluten-Free)

  America’s Test Kitchen does it again. Testing and experimenting until they find the perfect and most well-loved result. These gluten free lemon ricotta pancakes are the stuff of my brunch dreams. Light and impossibly airy, with the creamy flavor of ricotta and a lovely brightness from lemon zest and juice to balance the richness of the ricotta. […]

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Brown Sugar Bacon

David and I recently had some amazing bacon with our brunch at Beatrix in Chicago. It was bacon cooked with brown sugar and coarsely ground black pepper. It was amazing. There are many recipes for brown sugar bacon online, but I chose this one from Gina Neely. It tastes pretty close to the bacon we had […]

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Buttermilk Cheddar Biscuits

Buttery, flaky biscuits are one of my favorite things to bake. I remember besides Hedgehog’s Yellow Cake, biscuits were something I learned to make when I started baking at the grand old age of 8. I was so proud to make them all by myself! I’d like to think my technique has improved since then; I know not […]

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Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Holy Moly. This is one decadent breakfast. It’s rich and heavy and delicious. Serve with hot cups of coffee and your overnight guests will love you forever. from: The Complete America’s Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook serves: 12 to 16 Lemon Sugar-Almond Topping 1/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest 1/2 cup […]

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