Corn's always been the basis of my favorite recipes—in fact, these corn cakes were one of the first things I made for my husband.
For dinner, they're nice with fresh fruit salad and ham. They're also great with breakfast sausage and orange juice.
Tom works for the highway department on Mount Hood, and we live at its base. Our children are 19, 16 and 13.
"I came up with these crispy quesadillas because my family found breakfast burritos too messy," says Terri Capps of Witchita, Kansas. "They're fast to fix, fun to eat, filling and healthy...and you can add or subtract ingredients to fit individual tastes."
Give your breakfast crowd a stick-to-the-ribs jump start on Christmas morning with this cheesy tart. It’s packed with sausage, plenty of heat, holiday color and hearty Tex-Mex flavor. —Pamela Shank, Parkersburg, West Virginia
"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."
I developed this recipe myself a few years ago. The bacon, onion, green pepper, hominy, eggs and cheese makes it a great combination for brunch. I like to serve portions of it along with slices of toast and glasses of juice.—Pamelyn Hooley, Goshen, Indiana
Jalapeno peppers and mozzarella cheese give a tasty twist to these bite-size pancakes made from a mix. "My grandchildren love them as a side dish or appetizer with ranch dressing for dipping," says Lorraine Watson from Malta, Montana.