Homemade Breakfast Sausage

Sausage stuffed mushrooms on a round natural tone serving plate with thyme sprigs as garnish. There is an appetizer fork and a green cloth napkin in the foreground.

Homemade Breakfast Sausage This homemade breakfast sausage is quick and convenient to make.   The flavor is pure and flavorful, with no fillers or chemical additives. Shape the sausage in a patty, top it with egg and cheese, and layer it between English Muffins halves for a show-stopping homemade breakfast sandwich. Or, instead, brown the sausage […]

Deviled Quail Eggs on Caramelized Onion Crisps

Deviled quail eggs set on top of a caramelized onion crisp and set on a white rectangular serving plate with a red napkin on the side.

Deviled Quail Eggs on Caramelized Onion Crisps This deviled egg recipe is fun, delicious, and nutritious!  These creamy deviled quail eggs get a kick from mustard and horseradish and are topped with a salty caper. They sit atop a crispy caramelized onion crisp for a flavor-packed bite with amazing textures. These eggs are also unique […]

Quail Egg Chorizo Breakfast Skillet

Quail egg chorizo skillet with potatoes, and orange peppers in a small cast iron skillet on a wooden cutting board.

Quail Egg Chorizo Breakfast Skillet This Quail Egg Chorizo Breakfast Skillet is pure comfort food at its best. The quail eggs bring a welcomed richness, while the chorizo presents a kick of heat.   The crispy potatoes and tender vegetables round it out for a perfect skillet dish. I use homemade chorizo, which brings a bright, […]

Quail Eggs Benedict

Quail eggs benedict on a white serving platter garnished with dill and lemon zest.

Quail Eggs Benedict Quail Eggs Benedict! Take a mini homemade toasted English muffin and layer smoky Canadian bacon on top of it. Then add a poached quail egg and spoon the buttery lemon hollandaise sauce over it, and there you have it!   These special appetizers would find their place in breakfast and brunch holidays and […]

Pancetta Ranchers

Pancetta ranchers egg cups with a cherry tomato in the center on a small white square serving plate garnished with dill.

Pancetta Ranchers These little pancetta ranchers pack a big punch from the layering of ingredients. The cup is made from salty thin pancetta ranchers and filled with creamy eggs, sour cream, and sharp cheddar.   From there, we add a little kick from cayenne and finish with the sweetness of a  ripe cherry tomato and smokiness […]

Scottish Eggs

Scottish eggs sliced with yolk showing in a white square plate.

Scottish Eggs These beautiful eggs are coated with a layer of breakfast sausage and breadcrumb and fried until they are crispy.  They make a pretty presentation when sliced yet are hearty enough to feed a hungry crowd. You get full-on flavor and texture from the creaminess of the egg, the spice, and umami of the breakfast sausage, […]

All Butter Pie Crust

Rustic quiche with all butter pie crust in a white ramekin on a natural wooden serving board.

All Butter Pie Crust This proven all-butter pie crust recipe makes flaky, buttery homemade pie crust every time.  This is my go-to for pies, quiches, and dinner pies too! If you want to take your pastry skills to the next level, this recipe will give you the confidence to do just that. I used the […]

Rustic Quiche

Rustic quiche with all butter pie crust in a white ramekin on a natural wooden serving board.

Rustic Quiche Rustic quiche in individual ramekins makes for a beautiful presentation and carries a flavor profile that will wow your guests!   It starts with a flaky butter crust and is layered with smoky flavor from the paprika and chipotles in adobe sauce, saltiness from the pancetta and prosciutto, and creaminess from the gruyere.  This […]

Bacon Overnight Breakfast Casserole

A meat lovers breakfast casserole topped with thick-cut bacon and cheddar cheese in a square white baking dish.

Bacon Overnight Breakfast Casserole This hearty bacon overnight breakfast casserole is as easy to make as the standard, yet it has a deep-flavor profile with a matching texture. It begins with a layer of large artisan bread cubes. Then add in creamy eggs, sharp cheddar, and thick-cut smoky bacon, and you have a ready-to-go morning […]

Hot to Trot Chorizo Tarts

Mini breakfast chorizo tarts in a white square appetizer dish on a wooden serving board.

Hot to Trot Chorizo Tarts If you love chorizo, these Hot to Trot Tarts are for you!  There is a hidden chorizo ball inside.  The smell from the oven is heavenly.  In terms of flavor, the chorizo brings smoky depth.  Then layer on saltiness from the cheese, creaminess from the eggs, and spice from the […]