Cele-Brunch

Buttermilk biscuit

Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits

These homemade buttermilk biscuits are flaky, buttery, and just wonderful.   Double, triple or even quadruple the recipe when making for a crowd.  These…

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Lovely Lemon Bars

I’m kind of nut for lemons.  And I guess I have forced my lemon love onto the Loon possibly more than he would have…

salmon gawker

Poached Salmon with Classic Bearnaise Sauce

The Loon is back and forth on salmon, some days “it’s just too fishy!”…and other days: “oh my God, this salmon is amazing”.  …

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The Best-Ever Deviled Eggs

I know it’s annoying when people claim to have the ‘best ever’ of anything…but as far as the Loon and I are concerned….these are…

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Frittata with Brussels Sprouts, Bacon and Fontina

The Loon recently has decided that he really LOVES Brussls sprouts.  So, why not Brussels sprouts surrounded with smoked Applewood bacon, Fontina cheese, eggs…

wild berry parfait with mascarpone and vanilla

Wild Berry Parfait with Mascarpone and Vanilla

Wild Berry Parfait with Mascarpone and Vanilla is about as refreshing as you can get.   Use fresh fruit if you can, but even…

Fresh spinach and blue cheese bread pudding

Fresh Spinach and Blue Cheese Bread Pudding

Fresh spinach and blue cheese bread pudding is amazing.  The Loon and I really love brunch…that’s why we call it Cele-Brunch.   You can…

Best-ever Monte Cristo sandwich with Mornay

The Best-Ever Monte Cristo Sandwich with Mornay

The best-ever Monte Cristo Sandwich with Mornay has so much history with The Loon and me.  You’ll have to read the Loon Log (soon…

Incredible lemon poppy-seed pound cake

Incredible Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

This incredible lemon poppy seed pound cake is really one of mine and the Loon’s all-time favorites.  So lemony…so moist…and so good.   It’s…

Authentic New Orleans Beignets

Classic New Orleans Beignets

Nothing conjures the tastes of New Orleans much more than these French Quarter gems. Let the dough rise overnight…and you won’t believe how these…