Cheesy Grits Soufflé Bake

Grits casserole meets souffle! It’s a puffy, cheesy favorite at the dinner table. Serve with ham for Easter dinner, as part of a spread for brunch, or as a side to any meal. Unlike most souffles, this one is EASY. I love grits, and this is my favorite way to eat them. It’s like a cross between baked polenta and […]

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Loaded Breakfast Skillet Recipe

"Potatoes, bacon, onions, eggs, and shredded cheese make a hearty and delicious breakfast or brunch dish." Ingredients Adjust US Metric 4 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 onion, chopped 3 russet potatoes, scrubbed, chopped into 3/4-inch cubes 1/4 cup water 2 green onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to […]

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Worlds Best French Toast

Chef’s Note “Want to be a Hero on Sunday Morning? Then make this French Toast you will not be disappointed. The secret is using sliced French bread and heavy cream. Warning…. There will be no leftovers!!!!” READY IN: 35mins SERVES: 6 YIELD: 12 Slices UNITS: US IngredientsNutrition 4 eggs 2⁄3 cupheavy cream 1⁄3 cupsugar 1⁄3 cupflour 1 teaspoonvanilla extract 1⁄4 […]

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Irish Breakfast Recipe

"You could face anything after this hearty breakfast of eggs, mushrooms and tomatoes fried with bacon and butter. Slices of Irish soda bread are grilled in the skillet and served on the side." Ingredients Adjust US Metric 6 thick slices bacon 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 4 eggs 2 small tomatoes, sliced 1 1/2 cups whole mushrooms 4 slices prepared […]

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Cheesy Ham and Asparagus Bake Recipe

"Even if you think you don’t like asparagus you have to try this. It is a wonderfully easy quiche-like casserole to throw together for breakfast. This can be prepared the night before, covered, and put in the refrigerator overnight. Just be sure to allow extra cook time." Ingredients Adjust US Metric 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked ham 1/2 cup chopped […]

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Waking Up to the Scent of Curry in South Africa

It’s often said that there’s nothing like the smell of bacon frying in the morning. That’s true, in part. South Africans like me were also accustomed to the grand British fry-up thanks to our colonial past. But consider if you will, the pleasure of waking late on a Saturday to the aroma of lamb chops that have been slathered in […]

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The Best and Worst Bacon from Fast Food Restaurants

I am writing to you from what must be the seventh straight year of bacon glorification, and I am sorry to report that the situation on the ground is anything but epic. While the nation’s culinary hotspots seem to have ditched their bacon-swizzle stick bloody marys, fast food restaurants have picked up the slack. The “bacon makes everything better” ethos […]

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How Jenna Wortham of the New York Times Does Breakfast

If you want to stay on top of trends without constantly refreshing Twitter, allow me to recommend the podcast Still Processing. Hosted by New York Times writers Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris, the show covers everything from the evolution of black American cinema to why Beyoncé is a power bottom to why people have such strong feelings about Goop. Wortham […]

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This Secret McDonald's Menu Item Is an Abomination

The concept of the “secret menu” is a head-scratcher. Why would big chains have secret menu items? Do customers create them (much to the horror of employees), or is it actually “secret” among staff? Well, one thing’s for sure: Not all menu secrets are ones you’d want to eat IRL. That’s the case with the latest McDonald’s secret item—although it’s […]

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