Jalisco-style eggs

Leftover tortillas, cilantro and avocado dip, and David’s general hankering for Mexican food, prompted my somewhat improvised Jalisco-style breakfast. This recipe is loosely based on a recipe I’d spotted in Mexican, which has been our source for Mexican fare recently.

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Scrambled eggs with mushrooms

Scrambled eggs is one of my favourite styles of egg–light and fluffy, yet creamy and (usually) cheesy. It’s hard to resist a good scrambled egg. I have fairly recently gotten into enjoying mushrooms, so when I came across this recipe in one of our favourite cookbooks, I couldn’t resist. I’ve made it several times before,…

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Tomato eggs

Nothing like a dreary, cold Chicago morning to stir up a desire for some warm, gooey-centered breakfast. I discovered this recipe in the fabulous Silver Spoon ages ago, and it’s been a favourite of David’s for some time. It’s a favourite of mine because it’s exceedingly easy and makes next to no mess, save for…

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Eggs en cocotte with tomato and bacon

I’m not sure why I prefer making breakfast to other meals of the day. I don’t think I’m a morning person in particular, nor do I think that I have any special affinity for eggs or toast. It may just come down to laziness, at the end of the day. I suppose I would term…

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Oeufs Dieppoise

Happy Easter! In line with our recent forays into breakfast foods, I thought some delicious hard-boiled eggs would be suitable for Easter. Poring through Je sais cuisinier (I know how to cook), I came across what looked to be a tasty recipe, “les oeufs dieppoise”.

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