Breakfast Crack: Maple Glazed Bacon

This bacon is one of the most delicious things I’ve ever eaten. The bacon, dunked in a mixture of maple syrup and cayenne pepper, gets baked until it is crispy and candied– I just don’t have the adjectives to do it justice. I first made it intending to grill the bacon, but an unexpected thunderstorm forced me to use the oven instead, and I’m telling you, it was divine intervention. I made the bacon a second time for David, and … Continue reading

Potato Frittata with Bacon and Feta

What is breakfast without potatoes and eggs? Poached or scrambled, home fries or hash browns? Avoid the tough decisions, and eat your eggs and potatoes in a single breakfast skillet! Throw in some bacon, feta, and scallions, and you instantly have a sophisticated break in your breakfast routine. I’ve made this frittata twice so far- once to test out the recipe for dinner and once for a brunch with my dog park friends. There’s lots to tell about the brunch, … Continue reading

Crab, Dill, and Dijon Quiche

I’ve been dreaming up this quiche flavor combination for quite a while, and my brainstorming paid off in deliciousness. Crab, dill, and dijon mustard marry into an intriguing but relatively light quiche filling, especially when compared to a quiche lorraine. The jumbo lumps of crab meat that peek out from the top of the quiche custard are show stoppers, and an optional avocado array provides a hit of color and added creaminess. I love this quiche so much that I … Continue reading