Sausage and Grits Breakfast Casserole

Sausage and Grits Breakfast Casserole

As I titled this post Sausage and Grits Breakfast Casserole, I wondered if I was limiting it. I mean. I suppose you could have this for lunch or dinner, but I really feel like it’s a great breakfast dish. It would also be great for brunch. Sausage and Grits Breakfast Casserole is very versatile, and it’s approved by my family. Just so you know, getting […]

Baked Oatmeal is an extremely frugal breakfast. Feed 8 for under two dollars.

Baked Oatmeal

I have been making Baked Oatmeal since the beginning of our Pantry Cooking Challenge. It’s my new favorite, pantry friendly, breakfast recipe. I love it fresh from the oven, but I also love that I can make a big pan of this and store it in the fridge. That way, everyone can serve themselves a chunk and reheat it in the microwave. It’s a truly […]

Chia Breakfast Pudding

Chia Breakfast Pudding

Chia breakfast pudding is an amazing, simple way to prepare breakfasts on those hectic mornings.   It’s almost like having dessert for breakfast, but it’s healthy.  Here’s my confession.  I have a huge sweet tooth, and sometimes, I really want something sweet for breakfast.  Fortunately for me, Chia Breakfast Pudding has come to my rescue, and it helps me to get a serving of fruit under […]

Corned Beef Hash with eggs

Corned Beef Hash

What do you do when you have leftover corned beef?  The answer is simple–make Corned Beef Hash.  I confess that we usually get our corned beef hash from a can, but it’s very easy to prepare from scratch, and it uses up St. Patrick’s Day leftovers.  Once you try the homemade version, you may never go back to eating the canned stuff. 

This delicious combination of bacon, eggs, cheese, and a biscuit is baked in a miffin tin.

Bacon and Egg Breakfast Bake

This is a simple and delicious way to start your morning with a quick and easy breakfast of bacon, eggs, and a biscuit that’s cooked entirely in a muffin tin.  The result is delicious, and it’s a unique way to present breakfast to your family.  It’s practically a one dish meal, too. That makes breakfast clean up very simple.  Who doesn’t love a quick and […]

prosciutto wrapped melon

Prosciutto Wrapped Melon

There’s something absolutely delicious about the combination of sweet and salty.  That tantalizing taste is the reason we put sea salt on our caramel, and it’s the reason why the combination of salty prosciutto, or even deli ham,  goes so well with sweet cantaloupe.

Italian Poached eggs--eggs poached in marinara sauce are a simple and delicious twist on both poached eggs and spaghetti. PattyCakesPantry.com

Poached Eggs a la Italiana

Italian style poached eggs bring an unusual  twist to your usual spaghetti dinner.  There’s something amazingly delicious about soft poached eggs  slathered in a rich marinara.    The eggs can be served alone with a piece of crusty bread, or can be served atop spaghetti.  However you serve these Italian style poached eggs, this recipe is a winner.This is another recipe from my octogenarian friend […]

Cinnamon Roll Muffins

Cinnamon Roll Muffins

Do you remember the cinnamon roll waffles?  This recipe is similar, but so much better.   Cinnamon roll muffins warm from the oven and dripping with glaze are irresistibly delicious.   They are ready for the oven in under 5 minutes.     The secret is refrigerated cinnamon roll dough.   The idea for these cinnamon roll muffins came during a trip to meet a fellow blogger, Angie from Kitchen […]

butter biscuits that only require 4 ingrients

4 Ingredient Butter Biscuits

These 4 Ingredient Butter Biscuits are simple and delicous.  I’m always looking for short cuts in my kitchen that don’t sacrifice taste.  This recipe is adapted from a recipe that I found over at CountryCook.net, and it definitely fits the bill.  Brandie, the recipe author, is a genius.  Making biscuits in the morning can be time consuming and labor intensive, but this recipe for 4 […]

beans on toast

Beans and Toast

When I was a child, my parents didn’t have a lot of money.  In spite of that, I rarely felt that we had to do without.  There was always food on the table, and my mom was a very good cook. This recipe had originally been planned as part of my 30 days of beans series, but I discovered that pies could be made from […]