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.
When our son, Chris, is hungry for something other than cold cereal in the morning, he whips up these eggs. Cheese and evaporated milk make them especially good. He also makes them when we go camping.—Chris Pfleghaar, Elk River, Minnesota
Craving a BLT for breakfast? Try this deliciously different version that features crisp bacon and fresh tomatoes between two golden cornmeal waffles. "Prepare the waffles ahead of time and reheat in the toaster for quick assembly," suggests Stacy Joura from Stoneboro, Pennsylvania.
This bacon-topped pie is a tasty and convenient addition to a brunch menu. "It's great to serve overnight guests because you prepare it the night before and bake it in the morning," explains Janet Hill of Sacramento, California.
"These cute quiches are easy to fix for an after-church brunch when you don't want to fuss," relates Marilou Robinson of Portland, Oregon. "They're versatile, too. Replace the ham with bacon, sausage, chicken or shrimp...or substitute chopped onion, red pepper or zucchini for the olives," she suggests.
In El Dorado, Arkansas, Dorothy Smith uses one oatmeal mixture in three tasty ways. For breakfast, savor a stack of pleasant pancakes, or spread warm muffins with butter, honey or jam. For dessert, a golden fruit crisp offers old-fashioned flavor with the ease of canned pie filling.
Joy Maynard of St. Ignatius, Montana wakes up her clan with this convenient breakfast casserole that she assembles the night before. Loaded with hearty ham and hash browns, it's sure to start their day in a tasty way.