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    Cheesy Bacon and Grits Casserole

    I was craving grits for breakfast, so I created this masterpiece with fresh corn and leftover bacon. Serve with avocado and hot sauce. —Rebecca Yankovich, Springfield, Virginia

    Muffin-Tin Scrambled Eggs

    1 review

    I made these one year at Christmas as a way to save time, and they were a big hit. I...


    Open-Faced Prosciutto and Egg Sandwich

    2 reviews

    We love breakfast at any time of the day in my house. I came up with this healthy egg sandwich...


    French Butter Cookies

    The Brittany region of France is known for its use of butter. These French butter cookies, also known as sable...


    Artichoke and Potato Frittata

    1 review

    This potato frittata is a delicious brunch dish, but it’s hearty enough for a weeknight dinner, too. If you like...

    Festive Meringue Christmas Trees

    4 reviews

    These meringues are eye-catching on the dessert table at a holiday party, and they taste heavenly! Look no further for...


    Pressure-Cooker Southwestern Breakfast Casserole

    1 review

    I created this recipe for a breakfast-for-dinner meal one day, and it’s also become a favorite on chilly mornings. Such...

    Pressure-Cooker Gruyere and Prosciutto Strata

    Prosciutto, sweet onions and Gruyere combine for a perfect brunch dish that's extra flavorful for a lighter dish, and the...


    Pressure-Cooker Light Deviled Eggs

    Our updated version of a classic appetizer uses only half the egg yolks of traditional deviled eggs and calls for...


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    Marbled Meringue Hearts

    5 reviews

    Pretty pastel cookies are a fun way to brighten any special occasion. Replace the vanilla with a different extract for...


    Make-Ahead Eggs Benedict Toast Cups

    2 reviews

    When I was growing up, we had a family tradition of having eggs Benedict with champagne and orange juice for...

    Butter Pound Cake

    1 review

    Whether garnished with fresh berries and sprigs of rosemary or just served plain, this rich cake is fabulous. It bakes...


    Overnight Asparagus Strata

    30 reviews

    I've made this tasty egg dish for breakfast, brunch, even dinner as a side dish. This is not your run-of-the-mill...


    Angel Food Cake

    13 reviews

    This angel food cake has a completely different texture than the ones made from a mix. My family enjoys it...


    Contest-Winning Hash Brown Casserole

    10 reviews

    I first served this yummy casserole years ago at a family brunch for my husband's birthday. It was such a...


    Colorful Ham Strata

    3 reviews

    Marilou's make-ahead breakfast bake is a cinch, particularly when leftover ham is used. Chock-full of peppers, onions and cheese, the...

    Rabanadas (Portuguese French Toast)

    I find this dish a comforting reminder of my childhood. The creamy custard center contrasts deliciously with the cinnamon sugar...


    Monte Cristo Casserole with Raspberry Sauce

    5 reviews

    My husband likes the ham and cheese sandwich known as the Monte Cristo. I based this casserole on the sandwich,...


    Artichoke Egg Casserole

    2 reviews

    This is a great recipe for a brunch. I serve it with fresh stir-fried asparagus, a fruit salad and croissants....


    Southwestern Eggs Benedict with Avocado Sauce

    I frequently make this spicy spinoff of classic eggs Benedict for my husband, who loves breakfast. I like the heat...


    Festive Scrambled Eggs

    Every bit as quick as scrambled eggs are meant to be, this hearty dish— with red pimientos and green parsley...


    Pineapple & Cream Cheese Bread Pudding

    This bread pudding is easy, convenient, versatile, and delicious. Every time I take it to church or school everyone asks...


    Brunch Egg Bake

    4 reviews

    Here's an easy, tasty dish to make for company that still allows you to spend plenty of time with your...


    Ham Omelet Brunch Roll

    1 review

    For over 30 years we have hosted a New Years Breakfast for family and friends. The main attraction for years...

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    Makeover Real-Man Quiche

    5 reviews

    This quiche is one of my husband's favorites, probably because it has bacon. Sometimes I add sliced fresh white or...


    Tangerine Cream Roulade

    Now you can make those heavenly cake rolls seen in Chinese bakeries at home! Our refreshing recipe features bright citrus...


    Mini Italian Frittatas

    I created this recipe when my friends and I had a picnic breakfast. I wanted an egg meal that was...


    Almond Macaroon Tart

    1 review

    My husband loves his aunt's special almond cake, but she’s very secretive about her recipe. So I used that idea...


    Fiesta Cornbread & Sausage Strata

    1 review

    I like to break away from traditional breakfast bakes, so I experimented and came up with this sweet-savory cornbread and...


    Cheesy Egg Puffs

    24 reviews

    My father loves to entertain, and these buttery egg delights are one of his favorite items to serve at brunch....