TIP OF THE DAY: Fun Bagel Buffet

Bagel topping ideas from Arla, which makes delicious flavored cream cheeses including Herbs & Spices, Natural, Natural Light and Pineapple, with seasonal specialties.   If your idea of brunch includes bagels, it may also include pricey fish: Herring salad Sable Smoked bluefish Smoked salmon Smoked sturgeon Smoked trout Smoked tuna Whitefish salad and other delights…
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RECIPE: Fried Egg Quesadilla & Quesadilla History

We don’t know what Chef Ingrid Hoffmann is making for Cinco de Mayo, but we’re breakfasting on our adaptation of her Fried Egg Quesadillas. A simple Mexican snack food. A basic Quesadilla are a Mexican snack food: a turnover (photo #1) made with an uncooked tortilla and a variety of fillings—beans, cheese, meats, potatoes, then…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Chilaquiles

Instead of Huevos Rancheros on Cinco de Mayo, how about chilaquiles (chee-la-KEE-lace)? While there are numerous regional variations of this traditional Mexican breakfast or brunch dish, the basic recipe tops quartered, fried corn tortillas with salsa or mole sauce, and crowned with fried eggs. Pulled chicken can be added; the dish is topped with shredded…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Hold The Hollandaise, Grab The Skyr

[1] Nordic “Eggs Benedict” with skyr “hollandaise” sauce. [2] A bowl of plain skyr. You’ll also find it in vanilla and fruit flavors. [3] A container of plain skyr. [4] Don’t want the bread? Here’s another eggs and smoked salmon recipe with skyr. (all photos courtesy Icelandic Provisions).   April 16th is National Eggs Benedict…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Eggs In A Nest & Dark Vs. Light Baking Pans

[1] Eggs in nests for breakfast (photo courtesy Cooking Light). [2] Bunny rabbit rolls (photo courtesy Artisan Bread In Five).   What’s on tap for Easter breakfast? How about eggs in crispy hash brown nests (photo #1). If you want to make the adorable bunny rabbit rolls to serve with them, bake them first. You…
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