Archive for Breakfast and Brunch

October 21st, 2014

Brown Butter Blueberry Muffins


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Blueberry Muffins are such a classic favorite.  They are wonderful hot out of the oven with butter melting on them, but they are also perfect to take for lunch or for a late-night or after-school snack.  And is there a better gift for welcoming new neighbors or as a special homemade gift?

These Brown Butter Blueberry Muffins are easy to put together, the key is browning the butter before you begin to give the muffins a richer, deeper flavor – perfect for fall.


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The butter only takes a few minutes, then you can mix these muffins

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September 5th, 2014

Overnight Blackberry French Toast

Blackberry French Toast


Somethings are worth repeating.  Like the Overnight Blackberry French Toast- or as we like to call it at our house, “Breakfast Bliss.”  This recipe is one of the first we posted on this blog because it is one of our family favorites!  However, the photography is somewhat lacking on the first addition and completely buried in the recipe file- so yes, it was time to re-post this wonderful breakfast favorite!



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Make this Breakfast Bliss the night before so all you have to do is pop it in the oven for an amazing morning meal!   It

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July 23rd, 2014

Lemon Berry Coffee Cake

Lemon Berry Coffee Cake


As you well know if you’ve been trying to log on to Caramel Potatoes the past few days, we’ve had some major technical difficulties  {really big headache days} – aaaargh, don’t you just dread that!  We’re so sorry for the inconveniences.  Even we were without access to our favorite recipes.  We appreciate your patience as we continue to get everything restored.  Keep your fingers crossed for us!

To make up for it all, here is a fresh and delicious Lemon Berry Coffee Cake just to keep life on the sunny side.   I hope it brightens your day- it did

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June 23rd, 2014

Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce/Syrup

Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce


It’s that time of year, outdoor bbqs, summer picnics, family reunions, and having fun.  This Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce makes up quick and adds lots of fresh summer flavor to any breakfast or makes a beautiful ending to any summer meal.


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Try it on ice cream or pound cake for a simple, but wonderful dessert.  Or add it to waffles, french toast, or crepes for a delicious breakfast or brunch.


Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce



Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce/Syrup


2 cups fresh rhubarb, chopped
1 cup water
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups fresh strawberries, chopped
2 tablespoons

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June 11th, 2014

Nutella Swirled Banana Bread

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Summer is that time year – the bananas turn brown faster than we can eat them.  No worries, those ripe bananas are the perfect excuse to make this Nutella Swirled Banana Bread.


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All the great flavor of banana bread, PLUS the creamy goodness of Nutella –  oh, yes please!  This bread is fabulous and makes two big loaves, perfect for company, for gifting, or to stash one in the freezer for another day.


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You’re going to love the smell of this bread baking so much you probably won’t be able to let it cool completely

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