Overnight Brunch Casserole

Overnight Brunch Caserole fro ascrumptiouslife.com

It’s a holiday weekend. Are you having company ? If so, here’s a great dish to serve for breakfast/brunch – Overnight Brunch Casserole.  A classic recipe that’s a great jumping off point for lots of variations.  I’ve been making this for-ever.  I continue to make it because people love it and it’s so easy! Cook the sausage and […]

Bacon for a crowd

baked bacon

It may not be politically correct, but I love bacon.  Not that turkey stuff, but real bacon. But preparing it for a crowd, the traditional way, can be such a mess that I used to shy away from serving it at a brunch. So, I was thrilled to learn a great way to prepare lots of bacon. The secret […]

Baked Eggs Florentine for Two

Baked Eggs Florentine

I love baked eggs.  I don’t know why I don’t make them more often.  A classic French dish, I think baked eggs kick breakfast up a notch.  I first made the Sunny Baked Eggs recipe from The Silver Palate.  Over the years I’ve made lots of different concoctions and that’s one of the reasons I like baked eggs […]

Mincemeat Muffins

mincemeat muffins

I know it’s my British upbringing , but I love mincemeat.  What is mincemeat, you ask?It’s a rich  mixture of dried fruits and citrus peels mixed with treacle (molasses) and oil.  No actual meat in it at all –  although apparently it used to, hence the name.  It’s used heavily during the holidays in a variety […]

Skillet Breakfast

skillet breakfast

This week I am enjoying a wonderfully relaxing vacation, at the beach. I had these ridiculous unrealistic ideas about cooking something every day, to try some new recipes for this blog. So we’d bought a few groceries. But the beach keeps calling my name (Val, there are more shells to collect……just a little further, there are bound […]

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

At the holidays we put so much emphasis on the main meal, the fact that we also have to serve guests breakfast is sometimes an afterthought. This Sour Cream Coffee Cake is a recipe from my stepmom that’s a holiday tradition in our family.   This and preprogrammed coffee make a lovely breakfast that the earliest riser […]

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