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Brunch and Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Start your day off right with these easy breakfast recipe ideas. Learn how to make your own hollandaise sauce. Pull up a chair to a stack of homemade buttermilk pancakes. Get cozy with the best homemade buttermilk biscuits you will ever taste topped with sausage gravy. Or warm up with a bowl of baked oatmeal.

tray of baked crab cakes with condiments and two glasses of white wine to the side

Baked Crab Cakes

Love crab cakes, but don’t love the mess of frying? Give these oven baked crab cakes a try! Authentic flavor without the mess. Crab cakes are one of my guilty pleasure. I love ordering them in a restaurant. But I don’t often cook them at home. I hate frying — […]

three strawberry champagne cocktails sitting on a silver tray

Strawberry Champagne Cocktail

This tasty strawberry champagne cocktail combines fresh strawberry puree, fresh ginger and champagne — perfect for brunch, shower or a holiday party. I don’t know how things are done where you live, but when we throw a brunch in Mississippi there is typically some sort of alcoholic beverage served among […]

slice of blueberry breakfast cake on a white plate sitting on a white and green napkin

Buttermilk and Blueberry Breakfast Cake

Juicy blueberries, lemon zest and tangy buttermilk make this easy to prepare buttermilk and blueberry breakfast cake an early morning pleaser. I never knew my kids were such blueberry fans until we went blueberry picking last summer. My best friend’s husband knew a fellow who had SO MANY bushes bursting […]

Grillades and Grits on a gray plate with a red and white napkin on a wood table

Grillades and Grits

Grillades and grits is a traditional New Orleans brunch dish. Seasoned round steak is slowly braised until tender with vegetables and served over creamy corn grits. Methods for the Instant Pot, slow cooker and stovetop are included. Grillades and grits is a dish I’m familiar with, but never tried to […]

oven baked egg on a biscuit drizzled with Hollandaise

Oven Baked Eggs with Hollandaise Sauce

It doesn’t get more delicious than oven baked eggs topped with bacon, butter, breadcrumbs, and cheese. Served over a flaky biscuit and drizzled with homemade hollandaise sauce. A few Sundays ago, the husband and I decided to take a hiatus from the entire world.  Yes, we played hooky from church.  […]