Power up with a breakfast that keeps you going all morning long. In my humble opinion, this sandwich tastes so much better than anything that comes from a drive-thru! —Marcia Conlon, Traverse City, Michigan
"Before I retired, this all-in-one skillet dish was constantly requested at office brunches," writes Barbara Beasley of Beaumont, Texas. "I'd leave out the eggs, double or triple the recipe and wrap servings of the zippy pork mixture in warm corn tortillas."
Bacon and avocado blend nicely in these easy eggs from Sundra Lewis of Bogalusa, Louisiana. "While great for breakfast, I prefer to whip them together after a church meeting or football game...or anytime friends drop by for coffee and a bite to eat," she notes.
For a deliciously different breakfast or brunch, try this excellent quesadilla. It's also great for a light lunch or supper. Corn is a natural in Southwestern cooking and a tasty addition to this zippy egg dish.
-Stacy Joura, Stoneboro, Pennsylvania
A prepared pastry crust hurries along the assembly of this hearty appetizer from Dorothy Sorensen of Naples, Florida. "Served with sour cream and additional salsa, it's a party favorite in our retirement community," she notes. "If you're feeding a crowd, bring two--they disappear fast!"
To remind my daughter of wintertime in her home state, I planned a snowman theme brunch while visiting her in central California. This flavorful quiche sparked with spicy sausage and peppers got a reception that was far from chilly!
When I'm expecting company for brunch, the menu often features this tried-and-true casserole. With ham, eggs and plenty of cheese, the enchiladas are flavorful, hearty and fun. Plus, they can be easily assembled the day before.
-Gail Sykora, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Anna Free of Plymouth, Ohio gives a savory twist to pancakes with this fancy treatment. Leftover pancakes, folded over spinach filling, become a special lunch or side dish for dinner when garnished with sour cream and tomatoes.