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    Kilbourn Sandwich

    This is a fun take on a Monte Cristo. It makes a big batch, so you can stock your freezer and cook up sandwiches whenever you need a quick meal. —Dan Seering, Verona, Wisconsin

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    The Best French Toast

    6 reviews

    There's no question that this is the best French toast recipe. The caramelized exterior meets a soft, custardlike center that...


    Open-Faced Breakfast Banh Mi

    I love banh mi sandwiches because of the delicious pickled veggies. I also love naan, so I combined the two...


    Air-Fryer Ham and Egg Pockets

    1 review

    Refrigerated crescent roll dough makes this ham, egg and cheese pocket recipe a snap to prepare. —Taste of Home Test...


    Air-Fryer French Toast Sticks

    Learn how to make air-fryer French toast sticks with this quick and easy recipe. They're nice to have handy in...

    PB & Banana French Toast Bake

    This is a nice treat for breakfast or brunch. Peanut butter is tasty and full of protein. Spread jam or...


    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...

    Shakshuka Breakfast Pizza

    I turned traditional shakshuka into a fun brunch pizza. Its sweet, spicy and crunchy ingredients make it perfect for morning,...


    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 Cinnamon Blueberry French Toast

    1 review

    Healthy and hearty! That's the best way to describe this satisfying breakfast. It's one dish worth jumping out of...


    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...

    Cheddar and Chorizo Strata

    Stratas are a wonderful way to use up bits and pieces of leftovers you have on hand. You can make...


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    Apple Butter Biscuit Breakfast Bake

    4 reviews

    My grandmother created this recipe to use up the leftovers from Christmas Eve dinner. By combining leftover ham and biscuits...


    Pressure-Cooker Sausage & Waffle Bake

    Here's an easy dish guaranteed to create excitement at the breakfast table! Nothing is missing from this sweet and savory...


    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...


    Reuben and Rye Strata

    1 review

    This make-ahead dish is so easy to prepare. It's wonderful for brunch, lunch or supper, or as a potluck meal....

    Cheeseburger Omelet Sliders

    A cheeseburger inside an omelet? Yes, please! This fun twist on two breakfast and dinner faves is easy to assemble...


    French Toast Fingers

    6 reviews

    Kids love anything on a stick. Bite-sized French toast skewers make a fun breakfast for them to munch before heading...


    Double-Crusted Sausage Egg Casserole

    This breakfast has become our Christmas tradition. I love being able to assemble and refrigerate the casserole the night before....


    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...


    Rabanadas (Portuguese French Toast)

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


    French Toast Custard

    11 reviews

    I usually make this dish for brunch, but it's also wonderful for breakfast or dinner. Guests have said it just...


    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...


    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,...

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    English Muffin Egg Sandwiches

    You can't beat the delicious combination of mushrooms, onions, peppers and cream cheese! Leave out the red pepper flakes for...


    Ham and Cheese Souffle

    2 reviews

    I like to serve this tasty dish for brunch along with fresh fruit when I'm having guests. Not only is...


    Breakfast Sausage Bread

    7 reviews

    Any time we take this savory, satisfying bread to a potluck, it goes over very well. We never bring any...


    Farmer’s Strata

    24 reviews

    For an inexpensive and easy-to-prepare dish, try this hearty casserole. You can assemble it ahead and bake it just before...


    Meal in a Muffin Pan

    15 reviews

    This meal-in-a-pan breakfast is ideal for busy weekday mornings. I just add fresh fruit and beverages. —Michelle Plumb, Montrose, Colorado...


    Scrambled Egg Sandwich

    4 reviews

    This savory sub is ideal for brunch, lunch or dinner. It's like eating an omelet sandwich. For variety, I use...