Category Archives: Breakfast & Brunch

Avocado Toast Fried Eggs with Smoked Paprika and Salsa | Umami Girl

Avocado Toast Fried Eggs with Smoked Paprika + Salsa

Here’s a five-minute breakfast that boasts an unreasonable happiness-to-effort ratio: avocado toast fried eggsView full post »

Savory Oatmeal with Shallot Spinach and Boiled Egg | Umami Girl

Savory Oatmeal with Shallots and Spinach

Hi, I’m Carolyn, and it has been zero days since my last hit of umami. This is always true. ThisView full post »

Easy Vegan Banana Pancakes

Easy Vegan Banana Pancakes

Here’s a little happiness for your weekend: a hearty batch of easy vegan banana pancakes. Truth be told,View full post »

Blueberry Yogurt Coffee Cake Muffins

Blueberry Yogurt Coffee Cake Muffins

Hello again with cake. I thought about holding these muffins-with-cake-in-their-very-title in the drafts pile for aView full post »

Frittata with Corn, Cheddar and Spinach

Frittata with Corn, Cheddar and Spinach

A little while ago I promised to keep it real by posting more easy weeknight dinners. Nothing fits that bill moreView full post »

The Best Cold Brewed Iced Coffee Recipe

Perfect Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee

Eight years old, nine, ten. Sunday morning eggs and bacon. The bewitching sputter-gurgle-pop of Mom and Dad’sView full post »

Spontaneity in Spain + Fried Eggs with Creamy Spinach and Toast Soldiers

A great brunch or dinner recipe for Fried Eggs with Creamy Spinach and Toast Soldiers, and a tale of uncharacteristicView full post »

Creamy Vegan Oatmeal with The Works

Recipe for a quick and easy creamy vegan oatmeal with peanut butter, berries, flax, dessicated coconut.View full post »

Whole Wheat Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes (Made with Homemade Nut Buttermilk)

This is the phenomenal pancake recipe I grew up eating, which has done some growing up of its own.View full post »

Just a Loaf of Banana Bread

I’ve been holding this post back for a few days because I haven’t been much in the mood to write. The lastView full post »

From the Archives: Homemade Granola

From deep in the archives for World Vegan Month, one of our all-time favorites — homemade granola adapted fromView full post »

Perfect Steel-cut Oats

Chewy, satisfying steel-cut oats topped with chopped fruits and nuts are a perfect autumn breakfast. They’reView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: 5 Veggie-Packed Frittatas to Start Your Winter Mornings Right

This week in the crisper, the Oprah of the scrambled egg world. Five frittatas, filled with great-tasting protein andView full post »

Easy for you to say

A bastion of healthfulness in the cake-for-breakfast category, this quickbread is just the thing to feed your overnightView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: Zucchini Pancakes Redux

In the crisper this week, zucchini pancakes again. Because I just couldn’t get enough, and because there’sView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: Banana Peanut Butter Smoothies

Easy, no-cook recipe for banana peanut butter smoothies made with soy milk. A delicious and nutritious breakfast orView full post »

Homemade Holiday Gifts and a Book Giveaway

Recipe for homemade lemon curd, which makes a great holiday gift alone or paired with homemade granola, plus a bookView full post »

My perfect oatmeal

A quick, easy recipe for my perfect bowl of oatmeal.View full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread Recipe

The Hasbrouk-Gibson ancient family recipe for pumpkin bread made with olive oil. It’s truly exceptional.View full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: Hairy Gourd Bread

This week in The Crisper Whisperer, an adaptation of The Silver Palate Cookbook’s famous zucchini bread recipeView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: What To Do with Too Much Kale

This week in the crisper, what is purported to be the world’s best quiche. Recipe, adapted from Ruhlman’sView full post »

Easy morning muffins, made to order

A versatile recipe for easy, quick, basic muffins that you can customize to the contents of your fruit basket, fridgeView full post »

Basic rights of people and pancakes

Versatile basic recipe for homemade pancakes, with or without whole wheat flour. You shouldn’t have to shop toView full post »

The Year of the Huevos

Umami Girl sets goals for the new year and eats fried eggs with tomatillo salsa.View full post »

Bohemian breakfast

Recipes for homemade granola, adapted from Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa, and homemade apple compote.View full post »

Zucchini Cheddar Bread from Joy of Cooking

Recipe for a savory zucchini cheddar bread adapted from Joy of Cooking.View full post »

Slow food…

Why the French can’t drink coffee and walk at the same time.View full post »

Chard and garlic greens frittata

Recipe for an easy frittata with chard and garlic greens.View full post »