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BH&G Brunch & Breakfast

BH&G Brunch & Breakfast

BH&G Brunch & Breakfast

Get your day off to a great start with food to fuel you through the morning. Better Homes & Gardens Brunch & Breakfast has everything you’re craving when you roll out of bed, whether you’re in the mood for savory or sweet. Eggs are at the top of the list—learn how to make hearty riffs on scrambled eggs, omelets, or grab-and-go sandwiches or burritos. Find an inspiring new brunch time egg bake or casserole and flip over our endless selection of pancakes, crepes, and waffles, plus French toast with globally inspired flavors. Get a helping hand from your favorite kitchen appliance with seven hot slow-cooked cereals (plus, cinnamon rolls from your slow cooker!). Throughout the magazine, check out the short deep-dive stories to perfect your favorites, such as crispy bacon, homemade sausage, English muffins, homemade yogurt, and more. And for that slow, lazy weekend, we even have three rise-and-shine a.m. cocktails to for the most relaxing way to start your day

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11 min
wake-up bakery

Apple Cheese Danish PREP 45 minutes BAKE 37 minutes at 375°F COOL 45 minutes 1 17.3-oz. package (2 sheets) frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed2 Tbsp. butter7 cups peeled and sliced cooking apples (about 2½ pounds apples)1 cup granulated sugar2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour1 tsp. ground cinnamon1 8-oz. package cream cheese, softened1 egg1 tsp. vanilla Milk2 Tbsp. coarse sugar 1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 15×10×1-inch baking pan. Unfold one of the pastry sheets on a floured surface and roll into a 15×10-inch rectangle. Transfer to the prepared baking pan, pressing pastry to edges of pan. Bake about 12 minutes or until golden. Cool in pan on a wire rack. 2. Meanwhile, in an extra-large skillet heat butter over medium heat until melted. Add apples; cook about 8 minutes or just until apples are crisp-tender,…

2 min
how to make sunshine toast

Sunshine Toast with Bacon and Tomatoes START TO FINISH 20 minutes 4 slices white sandwich bread4 tsp. olive oil4 eggsSalt¾ cup chopped tomatoesGround black pepper2 tsp. snipped fresh parsley or sliced green onion (optional)2 Tbsp. finely shredded cheddar cheese8 slices bacon, crisp-cooked 1. Using a 2 ½-inch sun-shape cookie cutter, cut a hole from the center of each bread slice. (Save cutouts for another use.)* In an extra-large nonstick skillet heat 3 teaspoons of the oil over medium-high heat. Add bread slices; cook about 1 minute or until lightly toasted. Turn bread over. 2. Break an egg into a cup, being careful not to break the yolk. Hold the lip of the cup as close to the hole in one of the bread slices as possible and slip egg into hole. Repeat with the…

3 min
slow cooker cinnamon rolls

Slow Cooker Cinnamon Rolls PREP 30 minutes SLOW COOK 1¾ to 2 hours (high) COOL 30 minutes 2 cups all-purpose flour1 ½ tsp. baking powder1 tsp. salt½ tsp. baking soda6 Tbsp. butter, cut up⅔ cup half-and-half⅓ cup butter, softened⅓ cup granulated sugar⅓ cup packed brown sugar1 Tbsp. cornstarch1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon1 recipe Cream Cheese Icing 1. Line bottom of a 13×9-inch (3 ½-quart) casserole slow cooker or a 6-quart oval slow cooker with parchment paper, extending paper halfway up sides. In a large bowl stir together flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Use a pastry blender to cut in the 6 tablespoons butter until pea size. Stir in half-and-half. 2. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead gently for 10 to 15 strokes or until smooth. Roll dough into a 15×10-inch…

7 min
slow cooker cereals

TIPS FOR USING YOUR SLOW COOKER Always fill a slow cooker at least half full and no more than two-thirds full. Don’t peek. Every time you lift the slow cooker lid, you release heat and add 30 minutes to the cooking time. If you omit an ingredient, replace it with an equal amount of another ingredient. For example, if you leave out raisins, substitute an equal amount of another dried fruit, such as dried cranberries. Maple and Cranberry Farro Cereal PREP 10 minutes COOK 8 hours (low) 2 cups water1 ½ cups apple cider or apple juice1 cup farro¼ tsp. salt¼ cup raisins¼ cup dried cranberries2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup¼ cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted 1. In a 1½- or 2-quart slow cooker or a 1½-quart casserole combine the water, apple cider, farro, and salt. 2. If using…

10 min
morning muffin tin

Mini Quiches with Sriracha PREP 50 minutes CHILL 1 hour BAKE 20 minutes at 375°F STAND 10 minutes 1 recipe Pastry for Mini Quiches3 eggs, lightly beaten1 ½ cups whole milk6 Tbsp. sliced green onions (3)¼ tsp. salt¼ tsp. ground black pepper½ to ⅔ cup diced cooked ham1 cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 oz.)Chopped green onions (optional)Asian chili sauce (Sriracha sauce) 1. Prepare Pastry for Mini Quiches. Cover and chill about 1 hour or until pastry is easy to handle. 2. Preheat oven to 375°F. Divide chilled pastry into 18 portions; shape each portion into a ball. Place a ball in each of eighteen 2 ½-inch muffin cups. Gently press dough onto bottoms and 1 inch up sides of the muffin cups. 3. In a medium bowl combine eggs, milk, the sliced green onions, the…

2 min
how to make pancake shapes

Buttermilk Pancake Shapes Batter: In a large bowl stir together 1¾ cup flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, 2 tablespoons baking powder, ½ teaspoon baking soda, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture. In another bowl use a fork to combine 1 well-beaten egg, 1½ cups buttermilk, and 3 tablespoons cooking oil. Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be slightly lumpy). Whisk in additional milk as necessary to make batter a pourable consistency. To Cook: For standard-size pancakes, pour about ¼ cup batter onto a hot, lightly greased griddle or heavy skillet, spreading batter if necessary. For silver dollar-size pancakes, use about 1 tablespoon batter. Cook over medium heat for 1 to 2 minutes on each side or…