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Category: Breakfast

Chorizo Breakfast Tacos with Potato Hash and Fried Eggs

Chorizo Breakfast Tacos with Potato Hash and Fried Eggs

Breakfast for Dinner or Just Breakfast, you choose. This wonderful dish is a fantastic take on a Chorizo hash, in which the fresh sausage is paired with onions, garlic, and potatoes. There’s a hint of pickled onion, a tablespoon or so of cheese and the…

Tortilla Espagñola with Potato Chips and Bayonne Ham adapted from Ferran Adria

Tortilla Espagñola with Potato Chips and Bayonne Ham adapted from Ferran Adria

A World-Class Chef takes a shortcut and creates a fantastic take on a Spanish classic. It is almost unimaginable to think of a World-Class Chef taking short cuts with one of the signature dishes of his home country.  But that’s exactly what Ferran Adria did…

The Ultimate BLT

The Ultimate BLT

My fondness for tomatoes is a recurring theme this month.  As we reluctantly end August, I will make the most of what has been a terrific tomato season here on Long Island.  I love every kind of tomato from the largest of heirlooms to the…

Blueberry Buttermilk Scones from Huckleberry Bakery and Cafe, Santa Monica, California

Blueberry Buttermilk Scones from Huckleberry Bakery and Cafe, Santa Monica, California

It’s been quite a while since the baker in our house appeared on Chewing The Fat.  Truth is, Andrew does almost all his baking in Bridgehampton.  That’s where the stand mixer is and all those other baking necessities. But to make these scones didn’t require…

Asparagus and Mushroom Frittata

Asparagus and Mushroom Frittata

Asparagus season is coming and here’s a great way to celebrate its arrival. While a frittata sounds rather fancy, it’s a very easy dish to make. Far simpler than flipping an omelette, it’s wildly versatile too.  For this version, I added shallots and cremini mushrooms…

Blueberry Maple Granola

Blueberry Maple Granola

I’ve been working on Chewing The Fat’s first book. It’s a compendium of Andrew’s masterful baking.  The very last recipe was for homemade Granola.  The mere thought of it brought back memories of just how good it was.  It was so far superior to any…

What to Eat in Ireland and Where by Natasha Devine

What to Eat in Ireland and Where by Natasha Devine

My partnership with Travel-Wise is growing almost as fast as this fantastic travel resource is.  When I publish at www.travel-wise.com, my Editor sends me an article for Chewing The Fat.  Today’s post is from a writer named Natasha Devine.  In it, Natasha not only gives…

Ovenly’s Banana Nutella Coffee Cake

Ovenly’s Banana Nutella Coffee Cake

“Ovenly” is a bakery that was started in, where else, Brooklyn.  It was the love child of two self-taught cooks, Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin.  The pair are given to experimentation which has resulted in out-the-door lines of people waiting to buy items like their…

Buttermilk Waffles with Blueberries

Buttermilk Waffles with Blueberries

I can’t think of a better weekend to pull out the waffle iron than the four-day orgy of food that is Thanksgiving.  Come to think of it, I can’t think of a weekend when I don’t want to pull out the waffle iron…but sense and…

Marmalade French Toast Casserole with Walnuts and Orange Flavored Syrup

Marmalade French Toast Casserole with Walnuts and Orange Flavored Syrup

Ina Garten’s French Toast — jumping off point for our casserole I’m always on the lookout for a great breakfast casserole for a crowd. This is because a couple of times a year I am called upon to help out at a Church breakfast.  I am…

Baked Eggs with Tomato Sauce, Spinach and Mascarpone

Baked Eggs with Tomato Sauce, Spinach and Mascarpone

There’s something rewarding about having the time to make a really exceptional breakfast. Hopefully, the rush of the last few days before Christmas will yield way to a day off, a time to admire your gifts and sit back and enjoy life. And to enjoy…

By Special Request: Monte’s Ham and Cheese Strata

By Special Request: Monte’s Ham and Cheese Strata

           Recently, I was in charge of a Church breakfast.  I chose to make this wonderful dish: a gloriously cheese-topped casserole with crisp oversized croutons over a creamy egg and tender ham filling. Well the result was spectacular and the requests…

New York-Style Crumb Cake from Baked Explorations

New York-Style Crumb Cake from Baked Explorations

Crumb Topping Actual Size    Those boys from Brooklyn, Renato Poliafito and Matt Lewis, are no strangers on Chewing the Fat.  We just can’t get enough of their spectacular baking recipes from not one, but two great cookbooks: “Baked” (Stewart, Tabori and Chang 2008) and “Baked Explorations” (Stewart,…