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Crispy, Crunchy, Golden Shredded Hash Browns

Nick Kindelsperger 19 comments

Shredded hash browns are one of the easiest versions of breakfast potatoes to make at home. By removing excess moisture and cooking them briefly in the microwave first, this recipe produces extra-crunchy and golden-brown hash browns. More

Light and Tender Cream Biscuits

Marissa Sertich Velie 10 comments

Short of a box mix, the cream biscuit is by far the simplest biscuit formula out there. Dry ingredients are whisked together and heavy cream is gently stirred in. That's it. In fact, the biscuit dough will probably be ready before your oven has fully preheated. More

Foolproof Eggs Benedict

The Food Lab J. Kenji López-Alt 2 comments

Combine our recipes for foolproof Hollandaise sauce and foolproof poached eggs—along with a toasted, buttered English muffin and ham crisped in butter—and you've got yourself a plate of eggs Benedict, the unrivaled King of brunch dishes. More

Scrambled Egg and Cheese Drop-Biscuit Breakfast Sandwiches

Daniel Gritzer Post a comment

Delicious drop biscuits—quick and easy to make—are stuffed with scrambled eggs loaded with melted mozzarella cheese, a touch of feta, and plenty of fresh dill. On the surface, this may seem like a lot of work just for breakfast, but it actually couldn't be easier to prepare. More

Baked Eggs in Avocado Cups With Feta and Mint

One-Pot Wonders Yasmin Fahr 5 comments

Whoever first thought of cracking an egg into the center of a halved avocado and baking it is a genius in my book. In this easy 20-minute meal, avocado is filled with an egg and baked on top of naan to create a decadent avocado toast that's enhanced with feta, mint, and crunchy pepitas. More

Puff Pastry Breakfast Egg Tarts

Yvonne Ruperti 2 comments

The ultimate breakfast tart: buttery crisp blitz puff pastry and melted cheese form a decadent base for a gently cooked egg and roasted tomatoes. More

"Chorizo" Tacos From 'The VB6 Cookbook'

Kate Williams 3 comments

When it comes to vegan recipes, I usually stay far, far away from anything that uses quotation marks in its name. I'm happy to eat a plate of vegan food—rice, beans, and vegetables are some of my favorite things to eat. Once "meat" and "cheese" get involved, meals tend to get a little weird. So I approached Mark Bittman's "chorizo" tacos in his new VB6 Cookbook with some trepidation. More

Chicken-Sausage Frittata With Corn and Feta

One-Pot Wonders Yasmin Fahr Post a comment

This quick and easy 15-minute frittata combines chicken sausage, corn, peppers, and tangy feta with fluffy eggs and creamy avocado for a one-pot meal that can be eaten any time of day. More

Guava and Cream Cheese Puff-Pastry Waffle

Daniel Gritzer 1 comment

Inspired by the magical South American pastries filled with guava and cream cheese, this quick, easy, and deliciously indulgent dessert waffle is made by rolling spreadable cream cheese and guava paste into puff pastry, then cooking it in a waffle iron until crisp outside and molten within. More

Cinnamon-Raisin Puff-Pastry Waffle

Daniel Gritzer Post a comment

Cinnamon and raisin are a classic combination, and for good reason: They're delicious together. Here, we roll them into a puff-pastry spiral with sugar and cream cheese, then cooking it in a waffle iron until crisp and flaky outside, hot and buttery within. More

Savory Mortadella, Garlic, and Caper Puff-Pastry Waffle

Daniel Gritzer Post a comment

Kind of like garlic bread on steroids, this quick and easy puff-pastry waffle snack is layered with paper-thin slices of mortadella along with a garlicky sauce flavored with parsley, capers, and olive oil. More

Harissa Chickpeas With Fried Eggs

One-Pot Wonders Yasmin Fahr Post a comment

This one-pot dish of chickpeas in a spicy harissa sauce with a fried egg doesn't just have to be breakfast: It's delicious for any meal of the day. It comes together in less than 15 minutes, making it the perfect weeknight meal: easy, filling, and delicious. More

Crisp, Flaky, Pepperoni Pizza Puff Pastry Waffles

J. Kenji López-Alt 8 comments

We combine store-bought puff pastry dough with pepperoni pizza-themed fillings, and roll it up using the traditional Chinese scallion pancake method as our inspiration before pressing the whole thing into a waffle iron. The result is a buttery, cheesy, crispy, flaky, flavor-packed treat. More

Asparagus and Sweet Pea Frittata With Minty Spring Salad

Daniel Gritzer 1 comment

This simple pea-and-asparagus frittata is a quintessential spring dish that's as perfect for breakfast as it is a light lunch, snack or dinner. Served with a bright, fresh salad that's flavored with fresh mint and shaved asparagus, it becomes a quick and easy meal in its own right. More

Vegan Chocolate-Coffee Muffins

Wake and Bake Carrie Vasios Mullins 10 comments

These easy vegan muffins pair the tried and true combination of chocolate and coffee. More

Papadzules From 'Yucatán'

Kate Williams Post a comment

A dish of egg-filled tortillas smothered in a smooth, rich pumpkin seed and epazote broth, papadzules are fixtures of cantinas and restaurants throughout the region. Papadzules are not totally unlike enchiladas moles, but, lacking the cheese and chilies of the more recognizable sauce, the dish is far more delicate. More

Crispy Potato, Chorizo, and Green Chili Hash With Avocado and Eggs

The Food Lab J. Kenji López-Alt 8 comments

Ultra-crisp potatoes fried in chorizo fat with chunks of chorizo, seared green chilies, and scallions, all topped with baked eggs, avocado, and cilantro. It's a heck of a way to start the day. More

Poppy and Grandma's Layered Rakott Crumpli From 'Joy of Kosher'

Kate Williams 5 comments

Rakott Crumpli is a rich Hungarian casserole made with layers upon layers of eggs, potatoes, sour cream, and bread cumbs. Jamie Geller's version in Joy of Kosher is a bit less dramatic, since she uses only 2 layers of each. More

Chicken, Leek, and Mushroom Strata

Yvonne Ruperti 10 comments

This savory bread pudding is filled with ground chicken, leeks, shiitake mushrooms, and a sprinkling of white wine. It's fully make-ahead: assemble in advance and it's ready to bake immediately or the next day. More

Perfect Quick-and-Easy French Toast

Daniel Gritzer 17 comments

This easy recipe should be your go-to for basic French toast, designed for when you wake up in the morning and have a craving for French toast but haven't planned for it in advance. It uses only staples like bread, milk, and eggs, and pantry items like cinnamon, sugar, and nutmeg. The key to why it's so delicious and custardy is that the ratio of egg, milk, and sugar strikes the ideal balance—neither too wet and soggy nor too firm and eggy. More

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