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Learn how to put your favorite gear to work. We’ve got tips on how to make the most of your pressue cooker, Dutch oven, cast-iron skillet, air fryer and much more.

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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...


    Pecan Coffee Cake Muffins

    1 review

    These moist, cakelike muffins with heaps of crumb topping are to die for! They're wonderful for company, entertaining, brunch or...


    Tahitian Breakfast Treats

    2 reviews

    This is a healthy take on the Tahitian coconut breakfast treat called firi firi, which is typically fried. My version...


    Air-Fryer Puff Pastry Danishes

    1 review

    These simple jam-filled pastries are perfect for a holiday brunch spread. They were my dad's favorite, so the recipe will...

    Air-Fryer French Toast Cups with Raspberries

    These air-fryer French toast cups make any morning special. I made this recipe for my mom last Mother's Day, and...


    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...

    Bacon Corn Pancakes

    1 review

    Pancakes are always tops in my book. But stir in bacon and corn, and they become the best breakfast-for-dinner option....


    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...


    Sweet Potato Dutch Baby

    I love a Dutch baby, so I created a savory version to serve for breakfast or brunch. Top with poached...


    Fresh Strawberry Syrup

    One summer our garden yielded 80 quarts of strawberries! A good portion of that was preserved as strawberry syrup. We...

    Oma’s Marzipan Stollen

    3 reviews

    My German grandma made this stollen for us when we were young. I love its homey taste and how it...


    Lemon Blackberry Tortilla French Toast

    2 reviews

    This twist on crepes is tart-sweet with a creamy lemon filling and juicy blackberries. Think of this as a cross...


    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 Hawaiian Breakfast Hash

    1 review

    Breakfast is our favorite meal, and we love a wide variety of dishes. This hash brown recipe is full of...


    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...

    Raspberry Coconut French Toast Slow-Cooker Style

    3 reviews

    I put the ingredients in the slow cooker crock the night before, refrigerate it, then pop the crock into the...


    Coastal Carolina Muffin-Tin Frittatas

    1 review

    Incorporating the flavors of a low country South Carolina crab boil, these tasty frittatas are easy to make and fun...


    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...


    Green Chile Brunch Bake

    3 reviews

    It's easy to make this ahead in a 13x9 inch pan. It's filling, perfect for a crowd, and helps busy...


    Cinnamon Roll Casserole

    3 reviews

    Because we love cinnamon rolls, I created a slow-cooker recipe to make for a weekend breakfast or brunch. This is...


    Low and Slow Huevos Rancheros

    We love Mexican food, especially for breakfast. My slow cooker version of a favorite, huevos rancheros, is rolled into flour...


    Almond Pastry Puffs

    9 reviews

    This tender, nutty almond pastry is one of my favorite brunch treats. It looks and tastes so special, people won’t...


    Favorite Frosted Cinnamon Rolls

    39 reviews

    I serve these yummy frosted rolls warm from the oven as a Christmas morning treat at our house. Even if...

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    Sparkling Oranges

    3 reviews

    We were living in Texas when I found the recipe for this simple yet elegant salad. I was thrilled— we...


    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...


    Baked Two-Cheese & Bacon Grits

    6 reviews

    In the South, everyone loves three things: bacon, cheese and grits! After playing around with this recipe, I took it...


    Festive Scrambled Eggs

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


    Apple-Topped Ham Steak

    6 reviews

    Sweet apples combine nicely with tangy mustard in this dish to create a luscious topping for skillet-fried ham steak. I...


    Cinnamon Rolls in a Snap

    11 reviews

    A friend called one morning to see if I wanted company for coffee. I was going to make biscuits for...