Author: Patricia Eastman

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Last Minute Brunch Recipes

Last week we discussed Greg Utsinger’s Weekend Brunch Tips. We’re capping off this week with some last minute brunch recipes for anyone looking to make a last minute ‘wow’ with their guests. Candied Bacon – Makes 10 Slices (via Epicurious) Ingredients: 1/2 pound bacon slices (10 slices) 1/2 cup Demerara sugar Special equipment: brown paper […]

How to Host Weekend Brunch

An invitation to a weekend brunch signals relaxation, celebration, indulgent food — and a good time ahead. A bonus? Brunch rarely absorbs an entire day. The host can “chill out” after the goodbyes or finish a project before Monday. Brunch is more relaxed than most parties because much of the work is done ahead, maintains […]


Classic Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Blueberry Muffin Recipe – Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened (plus 2tbsp.) 2 eggs 3 cups flour 1 tbs baking powder 1 tsp salt 3/4 cup milk 1/4 water 2 cups fresh blueberries 8oz. cream cheese, diced 2 tsp. lemon zest Preparation Instructions: Preheat oven to 375°. Line muffin pans with paper […]


Recipe: Spinach Benedicts

Spinach Benedicts Recipe (Serves 6) INGREDIENTS: 6 1/2″ thick slices of Brioche 6 slices turkey breast 6 slices swiss cheese 6 roasted red onion slices (instructions below) 2 cups fresh spinach leaves 6 eggs, scrambled 1 1/2 to 3 cups Hollandise Sauce (see recipe below) 1 tomato PREPARATION INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat the broiler. Place the brioche slices on […]