[1] Breakfast pot pie, with breakfast fillings and a buttermilk biscuit crust (photos #1, #2, #3 copyright Hungry Couple NYC | Idaho Potato Commission). [2] We can’t wait to eat this! [3] Drizzle some honey on the biscuits, breakfast-style. [4] Pass a jar of honey to drizzle over the biscuits (photo © National Honey Board). […]

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Polenta, made from ground cornmeal, is a porridge that dates to ancient times. It is gluten free, although not a whole grain*. This traditional Italian cornmeal style originated in Umbria in northern Italy, where it was a simple, hearty peasant food. In the U.S. and U.K., cooked polenta is known as as cornmeal mush. Polenta […]

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Gnocchi for breakfast? It’s a pasta lover’s delight. Eggs, tomatoes, pesto and cheese create an Italian breakfast bake‚—so good and versatile that you can serve it for lunch and dinner, too (photo #1). Thanks to DeLallo for the recipe. You can purchase authentic Italian ingredients on the DeLallo website, including a kit to make your […]

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[1] Make tartines with lush summer tomatoes (recipes and photographs © Alexandra Shytsman courtesy Goat Cheeses Of France). [2] Sainte-Maure Caprifeuille goat cheese. Read more about it below. [3] Miche, a term for a round country loaf (pain de campagne—photo © King Arthur Flour).   Yesterday we presented three goat cheese and wine pairings, an […]

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[1] A special Potato Chip Omelet for brunch, with optional bacon. Recipe and photo © Idaho Potato Commission. [2] Most home cooks have dried thyme in the cupboard, but fresh thyme adds a brighter, zingy taste (photo © Good Eggs). [3] You can buy potato chips or make your own. How about these crispy baked […]

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[1] Baked vegetable omelet. Here’s the recipe from Pampered Chef. [2] Eggs Benedict, popular for festive occasions (photo courtesy American Egg Board). [3] Caprese frittata, with mozzarella, basil and tomato (photo courtesy eMeals). [4] Shakshouka, eggs poached in a spicy sauce (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [5] Toad In A Hole, at Sugar Cane | Miami. […]

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Flavor & The Menu, a magazine and website for chefs that reports on food trends, has recommended a new one: breakfast pizza. You may have encountered breakfast pizza, but it’s far from ubiquitous. “The explosive growth of fast casual [dining] has helped elevate pizza to new heights and has kept this exciting category on fire,” […]

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