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Breakfast and Brunch: Eggs, Pancakes and More

Breakfast and brunch involve core principles of the culinary arts like preparing eggs and dairy products, as well as baked items and griddled specialties like muffins, scones, waffles and pancakes.
  1. Eggs & Dairy Products (27)
  2. Griddled Specialties (11)

Easy Pancakes Recipe
This classic pancakes recipe takes very little time to prepare. You can mix up the batter in advance and hold it in the refrigerator for several hours.

Buttermilk Pancakes Recipe
These buttermilk pancakes have a bit more tang than ordinary pancakes. You could also substitute sour cream for the buttermilk.

What's Your Favorite Way to Prepare or Serve Bacon?
What's your favorite way to use bacon? Whether it's in salads, on sandwiches or just straight out of the pan, share your favorite way to prepare or serve bacon.

Perfect Bacon: Step-By-Step
This illustrated tutorial will show you how easy it is to make perfectly crispy bacon in the oven. And wait till you see Step #2 — you might not believe your eyes!

How to Make French Toast
This basic French toast recipe can be modified and enhanced by adding cinnamon, nutmeg, orange zest — even rum or brandy!

Sunday Brunch Menus & Recipes
Here are a few menu choices for the perfect holiday or Sunday brunch. You've got a choice of egg dish, two kinds of French toast, two kinds of waffles, plus choice of hash browns or home fries, blueberry muffins or scones and of course, cocktails (non-alcoholic, as well as the more "festive" variety.)

Eggs Benedict Recipe
Eggs Benedict is a brunch classic that is easier to make than you might guess.

Corned Beef Hash Recipe
Homemade corned beef hash is about a thousand times better than the kind that comes from a can, so if you've never made it yourself, you're in for a real treat.

Red Potato Home Fries
Home-fried potatoes, or "home fries," are a popular breakfast accompaniment. This recipe features red potatoes, onions, and red and green bell peppers.

Basic Waffle Recipe
This tried and true waffle recipe is perfect for brunch or other special occasions even dessert!

Crispy Hash Browns
This simple recipe for hashed brown potatoes (or hash browns) is made from shredded potatoes that are cooked in hot butter and oil until crispy.

Fluffy Waffle Recipe
If you want extra fluffy waffles, the trick is to fold beaten egg whites into the batter. It's just one extra step, but it's worth it.

Pumpkin Scones Recipe
This recipe for savory pumpkin scones is a delicious treat during the autumn months. They're topped with roasted pumpkin seeds for a yummy nutty flavor.

Basic Scones Recipe - Scones with Dried Currants
These simple scones are light, flaky and buttery, and there are endless variations on this basic recipe.

Cheese Scones Recipe
Cheese scones are one of my favorite savory scones. This cheese scones recipe is made with cheddar cheese, but you can use jack or Gouda or Asiago or any flavorful cheese you like.

Basic Scones Recipe - Scones with Dried Currants
These simple scones are light, flaky and buttery, and there are endless variations on this basic recipe.

Mother's Day Brunch Menus & Recipes
Mother's Day is legendary for being the single busiest day in the restaurant business. If you'd like to avoid the crowds, save a few bucks and have fun preparing your own special Mother's Day meal, here are a few menu options.

Crepe Recipe
Whether you're looking to make sweet crepes or savory ones, this basic crepe recipe is what you're looking for. Light and buttery, and easy to make.

How to Make Crepes
Crepes sound fancy, but they're really just thin pancakes. That means you can easily make your own crepes. Here are the basic steps for making crepes.

How to Make an Omelet
Never made an omelet before? Learn this basic technique so you can make a perfect omelet yourself. It's easier than you think and impressive as heck.

Hard Boiled Eggs Recipe
Wondering how to boil an egg, or not sure how long to boil an egg? Using this simple technique, you'll make perfect hard boiled eggs every time.

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