Stuffed French Toast

[Editor's Note: What could possibly make French toast more decadent than it already is? A filling of cream cheese and jam, of course! This decadent recipe is perfect for a special weekend breakfast, whether that's served to guests, or just treating yourself and whoever's most loved in your life. --Genie] ...more
My variation: grate lemon zest in the egg/milk mixture and cook in coconut oil. (You'd skip the ...more

Pancakes Shaped Like Bacon, Eggs, and Burgers

[Editor's Note: If you're looking for a way to feed and entertain your family on a Saturday morning, this may be your solution. With some add-ins and some creative batter placement, you can make ordinary pancakes into a fun and whimsical breakfast! --Genie] Bacon, Eggs, and Burger Pancakes ...more
My boys are a little young still (18 months) but I will keep this in mind for as they get older. ...more

Celebrate National Can-It-Forward Day With Jam

[Editor's Note: Following on the heels of this week's Pickling Party comes the first National Can-It-Forward Day, an event that will celebrate all of summer's preservation efforts. This event will feature live-streamed canning demos from Seattle's Pike Place Market to help those new to canning (or even veterans looking for some pointers) achieve preservation success. ...more
Looks delicious...just waiting for wild plums to ripen.more

Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

[Editor's Note: Whether you enjoy a spot of afternoon tea or not, these tea sandwiches are a great way to use summer's cucumber bounty in an elegant, small-bite manner. They're fancy enough for a party, but light enough for a quick lunch or snack, and lovely no matter when you eat them! -Genie] ...more
Good luck ,Great post,y love you! ...more

Make Mini Ice Cream Drumsticks At Home

[Editor's Note: These adorable DIY ice cream cones are just big enough for about three bites of sweet goodness. Making the cones is as easy as putting a panini press to work! I love this inventive idea for a dessert that would be fun to enjoy on any day, but would be especially great for a party. --Genie] ...more
These look delish!more

Prosciutto-Wrapped Salmon

[Editor's Note: I really like this twist on seared salmon—the prosciutto elevates the dish, but it's still something that can be whipped up in fairly short order. Plus, the recommended side dishes sound delicious, too! --Genie] ...more

I've got bacon and salmon in the freezer right now---
I never would have thought to combine the ...more

Blueberry and Sausage French Toast Casserole

[Editor's Note: I'm always on the lookout for great breakfast casseroles. When guests are in town, they allow me to assemble a breakfast dish, put it in the oven, and let it bake while I make coffee and maybe prep a fruit salad for the side. The more complete, the better, when it comes to these dishes, and this recipe from The Homesick Texan, complete with blueberries and sausage, sounds like it would definitely fit the bill for weekend entertaining. --Genie] French toast casserole with blueberries and sausage ...more

I was reading this recipe when my 8 year old popped over my shoulder and asked me if I can make ...more

A Bacon/Green Chili Quiche Perfect for Father's Day Brunch

[Editor's Note: This Bacon & Green Chili Quiche is perfect for a Father's Day brunch. It's a great combination of flavors, and bold enough to dispel the whole "real men don't eat quiche" myth. -Genie] Bacon and Green Chili Quiche We loved the perfect soft cheesy texture studded with the finely chopped chilis and crispy bacon. It was the perfect balance of spicy, sweet and salty. The combination of ingredients was welcome deviation from more common ham and cheese quiches. ...more