Category Archives: Early Mornings

Fresh Granola From the Freezer!

Fresh Granola From the Freezer!

Since this is “freezer” month and we haven’t mentioned a breakfast idea, we will re-post Vicki’s favorite “freezable” breakfast.  Vicki said, “I must admit, Skip and I are creatures of habit when it comes to breakfast.  On weekends, we have English muffins and eggs, but on the week days we always have Greek vanilla bean…Continue Reading

Crab and Asparagus Quiche

Crab and Asparagus Quiche

  The deliciously rich taste of crab elevates this Quiche to a whole new level.  It will be great for brunch, lunch, or a light supper. 9″ pie crust 1 pound fresh asparagus, chopped into one inch pieces 1 Tablespoon butter 2 Tablespoons shallots, minced 1 cup crabmeat 1 Tablespoon flour 1 1/2 cups Swiss…Continue Reading

Zucchini, Bacon and Gruyere Quiche

Zucchini, Bacon and Gruyere Quiche

  Everything tastes better with bacon!  The blend of flavors in this Quiche are unique and delicious. 1 9″ pie crust 1/4 pound bacon, coarsely chopped 1 Tablespoon Canola oil 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/8 inch-thick slices 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup heavy cream 3/4 cup whole milk 1//4 teaspoon pepper 3 eggs 1…Continue Reading

Cinnamon Pull-Apart Coffee Cake

Cinnamon Pull-Apart Coffee Cake

  The day after Thanksgiving means SHOPPING!!! to all the women in Vicki’s household (the men opt for golf).  In order to make sure that everyone is fed and happy that morning, Vicki puts together a pull-apart coffee cake the night before.  She then gets up early, bakes it, serves it with fresh fruit and…Continue Reading

Crowd Pleasing Breakfast Casserole

Crowd Pleasing Breakfast Casserole

  We have been making this breakfast casserole recipe for our families for years.  Whether it is a holiday morning, or a hungry sleepover crowd, this will fill up your crew and keep them coming back for more.  It truly helps your celebration become simple, because you prepare it the night before.   If  you have…Continue Reading

Homemade Crunchy Granola

Homemade Crunchy Granola

This homemade granola recipe calls for a minimum of sweeteners, thereby making it much healthier than any store-bought variety.  Vicki likes hers with Greek yogurt and fresh berries and Mary-Ellen has hers in a bowl with milk.  This recipe should last about a month.  After the granola cools, simply put it in air-tight freezer containers.…Continue Reading