Apple Cider Baked Pears

These fragrant pears are a treat for dessert with ice cream, or a great way to start the day with your morning coffee!

Apricot, Almond and Honey Granola

Apricot, Almond and Honey Granola

Asparagus, Leek and Feta Frittata

Asparagus, Leek and Feta Frittata

Blueberry Streusel French Toast

French toast is an ideal way to use up slightly stale bread, those quarter or half loaves languishing in the bread box. While this is practical, when I have a choice, I always suggest using densely crumbed, egg-based brioche or challah. Both breads are gorgeously rich and perfectly textured for soaking up the sweet egg bath.

I frequently make French toast in the evening — as well as on weekend mornings. This is a handy recipe because it bakes in the oven so you don’t have to tend the stove. A real winner, particularly if blueberries are in season. But even if they aren’t, use frozen berries or another berry.

Cinnamon Walnut Quick Bread

Bet you can't eat just one slice! Once you sink your fork into the super-moist bread, you will understand why!

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

If you ask me, these pancakes are as good as they get! fluffy, light and slightly tangy, make them the perfect combination!

Fresh Berry Bismarck

Not only are bismarcks impressive because they puff up so dramatically in the oven, but the toppings are practically endless and run the gamut from flavored syrups to fresh fruit and confectioners' sugar.

Lemon-Ricotta Silver Dollar Pancakes

Lemon-Ricotta Silver Dollar Pancakes

Soft-Poached Eggs with Sweet Potato Hash

Soft-Poached Eggs with Sweet Potato Hash

Spinach, Bacon, Mushroom, and Chevre Frittata

It's super easy to put together -- makes a perfect breakfast or a cozy dinner with a salad and a glass of wine.

Yogurt Panna Cotta with Fresh Berries

This silky Greek yogurt panna cotta is a lovely way to begin your brunch! Top it with any seasonal fresh fruit.