Ellie’s Eggs in Purgatory

  First things first, I’m not Catholic. I’m Methodist, but I married into a devout Catholic family. My wedding had to be blessed by the family priest to be considered official in the eyes of the church and most importantly my by former husbands grandmother, Marguerite Calico. My mother in law was a self trained…

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Jalapeño Cheese Grits

  My dream breakfast is time spent around the family table with a big pot of cheese grits at the heart of the meal. From then, hot biscuits are pulled from the oven, country ham from the skillet, and farm eggs are cooked to order. Local produce, like seasonal Creole tomatoes and fresh fruit round out…

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Crustless Broccoli-Mozzarella Quiches #SafestChoice

Breakfast. My favorite meal of the day, my husbands least. I love the creativity that evolves when cooking with eggs, and that they are packed with protein. In an agreement I made with myself, I prepared or cooked my son and daughter breakfast every single morning from birth until graduation from high school, including weekends,…

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Mardi Gras Omelette – Another Broken Egg

Mardi Gras Omelette- adapted from Another Broken Egg recipe photo: Another Broken Egg Ingredients: Eggs 6 oz. Andouille Sausage 2 oz. Crawfish Tails 2 oz. Red Peppers, diced 1 oz. Green Onions, diced 1oz. +1tsp. Hollandaise sauce 2 oz. Salsa 1 oz. Diced tomatoes (garnish) 1 tbsp Potatoes 6 oz. English Muffin 1 ea Butter…

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Eggs Sardou

I love eggs. Toad in the hole, fried, boiled, poached, Scotch…you name it. Today in Northwest Florida it is cold. Our news forecast even calls for sleet or snow. I decided it would be a good day to finish some writing assignments and spoil myself with brunch, using a recipe from one of my favorite…

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Savory Spinach & Buttermilk Pancakes with Cilantro-Lime Butter

I was invited to develop a pancake recipe for today’s “Stonyfield Cook-a-thon” by blogging friend Marnely over at Cooking With Books. She is a spectacular baker and chef on Martha’s Vineyard, a place I have been wanting to visit for some time. Also coming to the Pancake Party are Nutmeg Nanny, Food Hunters Guide, Hungry Food…

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Cajun Benedict- Who Say’s You Can’t Have Gumbo For Breakfast?

This past week I spent time in Lafayette, Louisiana tasting my way through what Southern Living readers awarded “The Tastiest Town in the South 2012”, and Livibilty named “Top 10 Foodie Cities in 2013.” On a breakfast tour I was introduced to The French Press, an upscale bistro in a historic building offering Louisiana classics…reinvented….

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Huevos Rancheros Benedict

I am a sucker for eggs benedict and anything Mexican food related. After several trips to Cancun, Cozumel, the Mayan Riviera, and a special trip to Zoetry’s Paraiso de la Bonita in Puerto Morelos, I found a trend to my ordering of breakfast…Huevos Rancheros. This is a terrific recipe to to add a little kick to your…

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Savory Southern Tomato Pie for #PiDay

Love Pi (e)? Today is Pi Day.  3.1415926 = Pi. The Virtual Potluck crew decided that we needed to get our Pi on and we created delicious pie recipes to share on this great mathematical day! We also have an awesome giveaway, because we appreciate our followers, and well….pi(e).   See the full list of who made…

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Hangover Bacon, Egg & Toast Cups

After a night on the town ringing in the New Year, you will want something delicious, quick, and easy to munch on come January 1st! These Bacon, Egg and Toast cups are a snap to throw together in just 10 minutes, baking for 20, and are perfect for one, six, or double the recipe for…

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