Allspice-Apple Butter Muffins

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These muffins turned out awesome! I used the rest of the apple butter that I made last week in them. It’s a really different kind of muffin, and we’re really enjoying them! Allspice-Apple Butter Muffins Better Homes & Gardens Holiday Baking 2 tablespoons sugar ⅛ teaspoon allspice ¾ cup whole … Continue Reading →

Eggs in a Basket/Toads in a Hole

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This is one of our favorite ways to have eggs and toast. Dino makes it pretty often on the weekend. It’s great when you get that perfect over-easy egg in the middle. Yum! Eggs in a Basket/Toads in a Hole Preheat a griddle to medium-high heat. Butter the edges of … Continue Reading →

Strawberry Muffins

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Some friends gave us a bunch of strawberries from their back yard (and even a plant to try to grow some of my own!). This morning, I was going to make pancakes with some of them, but I decided to go for some strawberry muffins instead. I didn’t realize that … Continue Reading →

Apple Molasses Compote

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This morning, I noticed that there were a few apples that needed to be used up. I decided to try to make an apple molasses compote as a topping for some pancakes and give Dino a break from being the weekend breakfast chef. It turned out really well. Sometimes the best recipes are put together with what you have laying around in your house! Continue Reading →

Sweet Corn Muffins

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I have a bad habit of baking late at night, especially on weeknights. I’ve been craving these muffins for a while now, so I picked up the ingredients when I was grocery shopping tonight. They’re easy to put together and incredibly moist from the yogurt. I love having these in … Continue Reading →

French Toast

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The first time that Dino made French toast for me, I was amazed! I hadn’t ever had such flavorful French toast at home, and it still impresses me every time he makes it! We got a loaf of challah this week and he made another awesome batch of French toast … Continue Reading →

Classic Waffles

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Dino is great at making breakfast food. He sought out a new waffle recipe to try out and it was fabulous! He threw chocolate chips on them while they were still warm, dusted them with powdered sugar and drizzled them with maple syrup. These were by far the best waffles … Continue Reading →

Alton Brown’s Basic Waffle

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This morning, Dino decided to make waffles a la Alton Brown. The only changes were that he used regular milk instead of buttermilk, and all white flour. We topped them with butter and syrup and they were delicious! They were very eggy and moist. We’ll definitely be making these again!! Kudos again, Mr. Brown! Continue Reading →

Basil-Potato Frittata

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Usually, Dino makes breakfast on weekends. He’s really good at it. But this morning (OK, early afternoon) I decided to give it a try. It was my first attempt at making a frittata, and it turned out GREAT! It had a lot of flavor, and the eggs were cooked perfectly. … Continue Reading →