Ham & Cheese Croissant Casserole


Winter Solstice. The longest night of the year. I know that this is the lead in to the coldest and snowiest time for us but I also like this night because it means we are moving closer to summer. Each night from now until the summer solstice we will gain a few extra minutes of…

Breakfast Burritos (that also make a great dinner)


Simple, simple dinners are the way to get through this week. We are getting ready for Thanksgiving feasts and possibly social distancing with family. We are busy. This meal is super easy AND each person can make their own burrito just the way they want. Verdict: We all loved these. For those that like heat…

5 Breads for Brunch


Old Fashioned Banana Bread (click for link to recipe) From the 1972 Betty Crocker cookbook this recipe reminds me of growing up and learning to cook on my own. This bread is lighter in banana flavor but super simple to make. This freezes beautifully and can be made ahead to thaw and warm for a…

7 Flavored Pancakes and Waffles


Brown Butter Pecan Pancakes (click for link to recipe) These pancakes are decadent and rich. The delicious brown butter elevates the taste to new levels. These are one of my favorite pancakes that we make. Even my nut adverse children loved the pecans once they were toasted and I had trouble keeping from sneaking them…

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes


I love our breakfast for dinner nights. Pancakes and waffles are a favorite of ours. We love breakfast foods just not for breakfast. Experimenting with flavored pancakes and waffles is something my family loves. These apple cinnamon pancakes were from apples that were over ripe to eat but perfect for cooking. They were just a…

Sweet Potato Bread


In our area pumpkin is hard to find this year. I was able to get 2 pie or sugar pumpkins from our grocery store and 1 from our farm share. Pie or sugar pumpkins are smaller, more fleshy and less stringy than carving pumpkins. We cut them in half, removed the seeds, and roasted them….

Breakfast Bowls with Sausage Gravy


It’s breakfast for dinner day! You know I love my breakfast for dinner meals as they are so simple to make and my family thinks it’s a big treat. Little do they know I really don’t like breakfast meals at breakfast time because I find them too heavy to eat but love them later in…

Toad in a Hole: Breakfast Sandwiches


Toad in a Hole is very different in the United States than in the United Kingdom. In the UK it usually involves sausages in some kind of egg or pancake like dish. In the US it is a slice of bread with a hold cut out in the center and fried with an egg in…

Monterey Breakfast Pie


When my kids were little they loved Bisquik Cheeseburger Pie. Bisquik is a baking mix in America used to make quick pancakes and dropped biscuits plus they had recipes on the box for a whole range of dinner “pies”, which were more like meat with biscuit topping not a traditional pie that we think of…

5 Breakfasts for Dinner


One of our favorite go-to meals is Breakfast for Dinner! We love these meals that are often super simple to bring together that we don’t always have the time to enjoy during the week. We usually have Breakfast for Dinner on Wednesdays or Thursdays when life seems to be the busiest. What is your go-to…

Blueberry French Toast Casserole


My daughter has been holding her breath hoping that the governor would open gyms back up and her dance teacher would announce the studio is open so she could go to dance class again. They had been dancing on Zoom but it is just not the same. She actually has a chance to Feis soon…

Blueberry Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce


We are still getting lots of blueberries in our farm share. They said that unlike zucchini Michigan blueberries were not as plentiful this year. Since we have been having a few days of the blahs I thought a nice comforting breakfast for dinner meal would be perfect. Verdict: My family LOVES breakfast for dinner. These…