Traditional scones can be dry, crumbly, and in our opinion, more punishment than pleasure, requiring lots of butter and jam to add moisture. Yet, more modern recipes can be moist and layered with flavor. Such are Seven Sisters scones. Take a denser version of a muffin, flatten it, and you can approximate one of their […]

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You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy this recipe for Mummy Toast. There’s an over-easy egg hidden underneath the mummy’s wrappings. It sits on a bed of jam, but you can use ketchup if you prefer. This recipe is from Hello Fresh, which has three more fun and easy egg recipes for Halloween. […]

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[1] Open-face Caprese sandwich for breakfast or brunch (photos #1 and #4 © Stella Cheese). [2] Mozzarella, tomatoes and basil are the components of “everything” Caprese. Check out the recipes (photo © S Vario Photo | Panther Media). [3] The same concept turns into crostini for snacks or cocktails. Here’s the recipe (photo © DeLallo). […]

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[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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