RECIPE: Fried Eggs & Polenta For Brunch & Lunch

[1] Comfort food: warm, creamy polenta topped with a fried egg and sautéed cherry tomatoes (photo © Good Eggs). [2] Cherry tomatoes are sauteed into a jammy sauce, called “burst tomatoes” (photo © Barilla). [3] Buy a box of polenta. You can use it at any meal of the day (photo © Delallo). [4] An…
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RECIPE: Weekend Brunch Bagel Platter

What’s up for Sunday Brunch? Our favorite is a bagels and lox platter. There’s no cooking involved! This Lox and Bagel Board was created by Sherry Brubaker of the farm-to-table food blog: Backyard Bohemian. Sherry is a wife and mom of three, who went into the culinary industry after serving and earning a Combat Action…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Polenta For Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Polenta, made from ground cornmeal, is a porridge that dates to ancient times. It is gluten free, although not a whole grain*. This traditional Italian cornmeal style originated in Umbria in northern Italy, where it was a simple, hearty peasant food. In the U.S. and U.K., cooked polenta is known as as cornmeal mush. Polenta…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The Different Types Of Breakfast Eggs

[1] Baked vegetable omelet. Here’s the recipe from Pampered Chef. [2] Eggs Benedict, popular for festive occasions (photo courtesy American Egg Board). [3] Caprese frittata, with mozzarella, basil and tomato (photo courtesy eMeals). [4] Shakshouka, eggs poached in a spicy sauce (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [5] Toad In A Hole, at Sugar Cane | Miami.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cast-Iron Cooking & Beef Bacon Hash Recipe

[1] Beef and bacon hash for brunch (photo courtesy Lodge Manufacturing). [2] One of Lodge Manufacturing’s three cookbooks devoted to cast-iron cooking (photo courtesy Lodge Manufacturing). [3] A kitchen’s worth of Lodge cast-iron cookware. Photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma.   One of our family’s favorite Sunday brunch recipes was corned beef hash with poached eggs. Mom always…
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