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.
Both kids and grown-ups will enjoy the creamy filling and sweet syrup that flavor these French toast sandwiches from Monica Hannahan of Dayton, Ohio. "Vary the recipe by substituting fresh blueberries and strawberries and the corresponding jam," Monica recommends.
"I altered the original recipe for this strata-like dish and replaced the sausage with fresh vegetables," writes Kate Hilts of Fairbanks, Alaska. "I can easily assemble it the night before a busy day. Then all I have to do for dinner is bake it and make a salad."
In her Everett, Ontario kitchen, Nancy Horsburgh blends buttermilk with cornmeal and two kinds of flour to make these filling pancakes that are sure to wake up your family and keep 'em going until lunch. The oats give these golden hotcakes a bit of crunch.