Cooking Eggs: How to Perfectly Poach an Egg

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With this one simple trick, you can learn how to easily poach an egg perfectly every time without using vinegar or an egg whirl pool.  One thing I know to be true is that a lot of people have this thing about poaching eggs themselves. It seems overly complicated and like this elusive task that only highly trained chefs can do well. I have been planning to make a post about poached eggs for some time because I want you to know just how dang easy it is. And I mean, no silly tricks, dang easy. I think the home cook has made poaching eggs …

Cooking Eggs: Tips on Boiling and Peeling

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Follow these easy steps for how to boil and peel eggs perfectly. This is the first installment in BB’s How to Cook Eggs series. Learn how to boil eggs! Hello there! This is my first post in my series about cooking eggs. In my opinion eggs are the most perfect food. I could eat them for every meal and never get sick of them! I frequently get questions about the basics of cooking eggs so I decided to tackle eggs in my fundamentals series. Today, I want to talk to you about boiling eggs, how to do it without fail, and …

Overnight Eggs Benedict Casserole

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Overnight eggs benedict casserole is my solution to wanting to serve eggs benedict at brunch but not wanting to be standing over the stove poaching eggs. No poaching required here! Just a silky baked custard over cubed english muffins with canadian bacon and a rich hollandaise sauce to finish!  Eggs Benedict is possibly my favorite breakfast dish ever. I have a really difficult time getting anything else when I see it on a menu. I have an endless love for eggs. I pretty much think they are the perfect food. So simple, yet so decadent and very versatile. With Eggs …

Avocado Toast with Bacon, Tomato, and Fried Egg

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Seasoned avocado toast topped with a fried egg, crispy bacon, and a juicy tomato tastes totally decadent but is a healthy way to start the day! I have a whole new routine the last couple of weeks. And the routine involves making myself brunch. Every. Single. Day. Are you jealous? I’m totally not sorry about it. For the last year, my routine involved me getting up at 5 am and not getting home until at least 11pm but mostly later. And now my routine involves brunch. It’s a pretty awesome trade off. Since school is over, I have committed myself …

Breakfast Pasta: Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, and Fried Egg Pasta

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This breakfast pasta is incredibly hearty with bacon, brussels sprouts, and a fried egg of course. Use fresh pasta if you can, but dried will also work well! Hello friends! It seems like it has been ages since I have shared with you! I’m so sorry. I hope you will forgive me. I totally took advantage of the holiday laziness. And I say sorry, but I’m really not sorry. It has been pretty glorious. This Christmas Mr. Baker Bettie and I were on our own. We missed our families terribly but we took advantage of spending a whole day together …

Sausage Egg & Cheese Casserole- Sunshine Pudding

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This is the recipe for my favorite sausage egg and cheese casserole that my family serves every holiday morning. We call this breakfast casserole, Sunshine Pudding! You can put this together the night before and let it sit in the refrigerator and just bake in the morning!  Every major holiday since I can remember has always, and I mean always, included Sunshine Pudding for breakfast. At least that’s what we always called it. It’s basically an egg, sausage, and cheese casserole. So simple, yet so amazingly delicious. It is the perfect holiday breakfast because you put it together the night …

Creamy Breakfast Polenta with Asiago, Thyme, Bacon, and Poached Eggs

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Creamy breakfast polenta (yellow coarse cornmeal) is the perfect breakfast porridge to serve under poached eggs and bacon. Quick, hearty, and decadent!  This weekend was intense. Friday night and all day Saturday were filled with exciting yet anxiety provoking activities. Including a trip to NYC where the stressful day ended with a relaxing show that one of my best friends was in! My husband and I didn’t get home until pretty late Saturday night and I was exhausted Sunday morning. I don’t know what it is about creating a hearty breakfast (that always includes eggs with runny yolks) that just …

Bacon and Egg Pizza

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Writing has never been my forte. Math, science, things with very clear cut rules and answers, have always felt much more comfortable to me. I always struggled with writing papers in school and was never interested in writing in my spare time until recently. You can’t very well have a blog and hate writing. So I’ve been working on it. It still isn’t easy, but it has become much more enjoyable. One thing that has greatly improved my writing ability has been me making a conscious effort to be more aware and observant of the world around me. A writing …