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Puff Pastry Lemon Rolls

By |2016-05-01T20:12:57-07:00January 24, 2016|

When I cook with citrus, there are three essential kitchen tools that I use to take recipes from average to professional: a reamer, a microplane and a strainer. Most citrus [...]

Happy Independence Day

By |2015-07-13T08:44:01-07:00May 4, 2015|

There's nothing complicated about this Independence Day breakfast. Just three ingredients ~ Greek yogurt, blueberries and strawberries ~ to start your patriotic day. For me, I'm working all day, but [...]

Blueberry Pull-Apart Muffins

By |2015-03-19T10:22:09-07:00February 16, 2015|

I love baking, but sometimes I don’t really feel like all-out baking. You know, where you pull out the stand mixer, flour, sugar, eggs and end up with tons of [...]

Bacon Maple Syrup

By |2015-01-24T09:45:42-08:00January 24, 2015|

Turn regular pancakes into a plate-licking good breakfast by smothering them with Bacon Maple Syrup. I love easy recipes, especially when they create the WOW effect. This breakfast topping only [...]

Lemon Monkey Bread

By |2015-01-24T09:46:09-08:00January 17, 2015|

Every winter, my friends in the Southwest come to me with the same question: “What should I do with all of these lemons?” Lemon trees grow great in Las Vegas, [...]

Blueberry Stuffed French Toast

By |2015-01-23T20:36:31-08:00December 1, 2014|

What happens when you combine a blueberry-filled donut, monkey bread and French toast? A sweet, crunchy breakfast bite that’ll make any sleepyhead jump out of bed. I don’t know why [...]

Carbonara Pizza

By |2014-11-24T07:23:32-08:00November 24, 2014|

Recently, I dined at Giada’s restaurant here in Las Vegas. I’ve been there for dinner, but she just started serving breakfast, so I wanted to check it out. I ordered [...]

Apple Cider Waffles

By |2014-11-18T15:00:51-08:00October 12, 2014|

  These light, fluffy Apple Cider Waffles are full of fall flavors and topped with cinnamon butter and apple cider syrup. I miss having apple trees. When we lived in [...]

Pumpkin Spice Latte Doughnuts

By |2014-11-18T15:17:47-08:00September 3, 2014|

  It may still be over 100 degrees in Las Vegas, but Labor Day has passed, and now I’m ready for fall. Coffee shops agree. Starbucks rolled out its Pumpkin [...]

The Perfect Egg Yolk

By |2015-01-02T16:56:06-08:00August 24, 2014|

The perfect egg yolk oozes when you puncture its membrane, creating a rich, natural dipping sauce. It’s so luxurious the sad egg white becomes an afterthought. There are many ways [...]

Bacon Apple Fritters

By |2015-07-13T08:52:36-07:00June 21, 2014|

These velvety, crispy Bacon Apple Fritters are sinfully covered with Bacon Glaze (with or without bourbon). I promise breakfast will never be the same. Apple fritters have long been my [...]

Bacon Wrapped Cinnamon Rolls

By |2015-01-02T16:57:47-08:00May 2, 2014|

Yep. You read that right. Bacon Wrapped Cinnamon Rolls. Why let the fried eggs and toast have all the fun? Salty, crispy bacon goes quite nicely with soft, sweet cinnamon [...]

Spinach Mushroom Popovers

By |2015-01-02T16:40:46-08:00March 23, 2014|

Impress your guests at your next brunch by serving individual ramekins filled with Spinach Mushroom Popovers. Popovers are essentially the same thing as German pancakes or Yorkshire pudding. In all [...]

Breakfast with Leftovers

By |2015-01-02T17:00:17-08:00January 2, 2014|

This is a really easy breakfast with leftovers. It’s similar to a crustless quiche, but it has airy texture like a soufflé. And it’s finished off with a cheesy cracker [...]