Latkes and Eggs

Any reader of this blog knows that I’m obsessed with poached eggs. Jen and I have made so many iterations from Thomas Keller’s Roasted Asparagus with Poached Eggs and Prosciutto, to Thanksgiving Leftovers Eggs Benedict, to  Poached Eggs with Tomato and Salmon, to California Eggs Benedict. The potato latke, though, is an homage to the … Continue reading

Avocado and Egg Pizzette

In a typical weekend breakfast scramble (pun sort of intended) to throw an egg on top of something delicious, I saw that I had all the ingredients for guacamole, but didn’t just want to eat eggs with a side of guac. Enter… avocado pizzette. It not only sounds fancy, but looks more presentable as well. … Continue reading

Skillet Potatoes

Weekend breakfast was always a nice family gathering back home when I was growing up. That was when my dad would usually take the cooking reins and whip up a meal for the family. Other than Corned Beef Hash, my dad would love cooking skillet potatoes with scrambled eggs for our weekend breakfast. And like … Continue reading

California Eggs Benedict

For President’s Day Weekend, I decided to surprise my parents with a last-minute trip home.  I flew in late Friday night and spent the night with my sister, who had helped ensure that my living-the-retired-life parents would be home that weekend.  We spent the night plotting our breakfast surprise for the next morning whilst snacking … Continue reading

Corned Beef Hash

When I was growing up, corned beef hash was a staple for weekend breakfast in our household.  However, my family would always just buy the pre-made corned beef hash from the can and skillet it up to serve with eggs.  When I decided to surprise my parents with a last-minute trip home and to greet … Continue reading

Tomato and Feta Baked Eggs

This recipe is from one of my favorite cooking blogs, Kevin’s Closet Cooking, and it has quickly become my favorite breakfast dishes to make.  I was first introduced to the delicious world of baked eggs by Five Points, one of my top NYC brunch spots..  No matter how many times I go, I have to … Continue reading

Egg Salad BLT

Everyone has their own hangover cure — and usually, eggs are the popular choice.  Apparently, there is a scientific reason behind this: egg yolks contain a large amount of cysteine, which breaks down acetaldehyde, one of the culprits behind a hangover.  But enough of a nerdy babble talk, eggs are awesome.  However, fried eggs tend … Continue reading

Los Gatos Cafe, CA

Los Gatos Cafe 340 N Santa Cruz Ave Los Gatos, CA 95030 (408) 354-4647 Cash only I highly recommend trying out this cute and cozy diner, Los Gatos Cafe, especially if you’re a breakfast/brunch fanatic like myself. My boyfriend and I came here on a Sunday morning and only needed to wait about 5-10 minutes … Continue reading

Poached Eggs with Smoked Salmon and Tomato

I love Eggs Benedict or any breakfast creation that involves poaching eggs. Benedict, unfortunately, because of the Hollandaise sauce and English muffin is a bit heavy and fatty for an everyday meal. So I decided to make my poached eggs in a slightly healthier version. I consulted Yoogin K.’s recipe as a guide on how … Continue reading

Peanut Butter and Banana French Toast

If you’re looking for a little bit more than just plain french toast, try it with peanut butter and banana! This simple dish is delicious and so easy that children can pitch in to help make breakfast. Peanut Butter and Banana French Toast Yields: 1 sandwich Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 dash vanilla extract 1 dash … Continue reading