Easy Garden Egg Bake

Perfect every time,  the Egg Bake is my go to weekend meal for breakfast/brunch.  It is more of a formula than a recipe. You plug in the ingredients, depending on what you have on hand. It is adapted from,  Favorite Recipes from Our Favorite Cooks,  written by Alison...

BACON AND GREEN ONION FRITTATA

BACON AND GREEN ONION FRITTATA I am very particular about the bacon I purchase.  I only buy the naturally cured artisan, no nitrates, or other chemical preservative type.  It is available at most markets. If you really want to go fancy,  you can substitute imported...

Buttermilk Banana Nut Pancakes

No other breakfast item evokes such approval from my children as pancakes. I instantly become, “the best Mom ever”. They are also a great way to use up those over ripe bananas in the fruit basket.  Buttermilk is a staple that I try to keep on hand, but If...

FRUIT TART

FRUIT TART This visually impressive Tart can be broken down into three steps, Pastry, pastry cream and fruit, all of which can be prepared ahead of time for make ahead compiling. As long as the compiling, and the eating happen on the same day, the Tart is a perfect...

Peach Skillet Cakes

Peach Skillet Cakes Having fruit trees in the backyard is nice,  and very garden of eden like,  but,  they can also be a lot of pressure.  As the fruit ripens and begins to fall,  my stress levels start to rise.  The entire tree needs to be processed, now,  or it is...

Granola

This is a very forgiving recipe.  Use what ever you have in the house that you want to get rid of. 6 cups rolled oats,  I like to use organic,  but whatever you have is fine 2 cups mixed nuts  (this is where I get creative)  use sesame seeds,...