Bacon and Egg on Toast

  August is the peak of the season at my farmers market. Corn and peaches are coming in and booths are bursting at the seams with produce of all kinds. I have a basic shopping list each week from which I can assemble most of the recipes that are my weekly favorites: greens, usually frizee, arugula [Read More]

The Classic All American Egg Salad Sandwich

An egg salad sandwich is right up there with peanut butter and jelly on the list of classic American sandwiches.  I found one on a regular basis in my lunch box when I was a child and have made them for my family forever. I make egg salad the way my grandmother did, not a [Read More]

Bacon Lettuce Tomato and Avocado Sandwich

It’s a b-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l day in my neighborhood today and I’ve been outside filling flower pots and window boxes with red geraniums, white petunias and blue lobelias.  I’m in a patriotic mood this spring and these pots will be so pretty with American flags stuck in them for the summer holidays. So dinner is simple today  ~  [Read More]

Egg and Bacon Pie

When my oldest grandson was a little boy he called quiche “egg pie” and it was one of his favorite meals.  We still call it that, and whenever I smell the aroma of  egg pie baking in the oven I think of that little guy and how much he enjoyed this dish.  I could combine almost [Read More]

Bacon and Egg Pizza

I had a small ball of pizza dough left over from our pizza dinner this week and thought that this would be a good time to make small pizzas with ingredients I had never used before.  Just for fun…to experiment.  My cupboard was on the bare side so I selected bacon, eggs and fontina cheese [Read More]

Canadian Bacon and Green Chile Quiche

What I love about quiche, in addition to it being an easy and very delicious dish, is that the pie can be made from what’s in the fridge and in my house may never turn out the same way twice, and that’s the fun of it! I use whatever bits of cheese I have, a [Read More]

Cobb Salad Sandwich

Cobb salad is one of my favorite meals. I think it’s the bacon, blue cheese and avocado that really get me. I like all the other salad stuff involved but it is this trinity that elevates the dish to sublime. If you want something more substantial than a salad, or simply like sandwiches as I [Read More]