Category: Breakfast & Brunch

Pumpkin Beer Bread

Pumpkin Beer Bread

Let’s ease into this whole fall situation. I know it’s October, but so far I’ve been resisting the transition because: 1. We didn’t get full on summer weather in SF until late August. 2. I saw Halloween decorations in a store shortly thereafter. That is not OK. Soon…

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

It’s no coincidence that the header on this page features lemon zest. My addiction to lemons is real, recognized and wholeheartedly accepted. This latest episode in lemon mania comes from way back in the good ol’ days (A.K.A. the ’90s). If you’re new to this particular recipe, let…

Open-Faced Egg & Goat Cheese Sandwich

Open-Faced Egg & Goat Cheese Sandwich

When I get breakfast at a restaurant, I want EVERYTHING. Eggs, potatoes, bacon, french toast/pancakes. All of it. This probably stems from my lack of motivation most mornings to make elaborate breakfasts at home. On Saturday OR Sunday (almost never both), I’ll make the whole shibang, sure. Otherwise……

Chocolate Coconut Banana Bread

Chocolate Coconut Banana Bread

Ok. You’ve had a long week. You came down off the sugar high from all of last week’s butterscotch cookies.¬†You sobered up after Saturday’s wine tasting party and Sunday’s Mad Men premiere. Then Monday came barging in, and you spent the next few days¬†losing your mind finishing up…

Mexican Breakfast Hash

Mexican Breakfast Hash

Well this week was… eventful. Or not, depending on how you look at it. I started it off by pulling a muscle in my back, spent the next few days mostly in bed, then topped it all off with a couple of cooking misadventures. Nothing is more discouraging…