This New Orleans take on eggs Benedict incorporates a rich red wine sauce.
The original eggs Sardou has pizzazz, with anchovies tucked in between egg and artichoke, and a thick hollandaise sauce blanketing the entire dish, scattered with handfuls of minced black truffle, parsley, and ham and served with elegant fried asparagus spears.
This Yucatán-style breakfast dish, topped with peas, ham, and Gouda or Edam cheese, has a spicy habanero and tomato sauce.
Ham, eggs, and cheese are natural partners; along with dried mustard, these ingredients combine for some of the finest soufflés around. The soufflés will begin to deflate minutes after you take them out of the oven, so bring them to the table as soon as they're done. This is one of the many dishes featured in Executive Editor Dana Bowen's feature "The Wonders of Ham" (December 2009).
The secret to success with this dish is the quality of its parts.
Calabrians in Italy sometimes add sliced cured sausage to this popular frittata on Easter, to celebrate the end of Lent. This recipe appeared in Janet Fletcher's "The Shepherd's Way," about ricotta made by Calabrian farmers (August/September 2008).
This dish pairs eggs, sweet potatoes, bacon, and parsley in an unexpected way.
A Creole favorite, this dish is a hearty addition to any brunch.
This scrumptious coffee cake is made with medjool dates, which are prized for their rich caramel flavor.
In Lorraine, where it was born, quiche is always made in a round dish or flan ring (either fluted or straight-sided), and with a thin, light crust.
If you wish, add 1 more cup sorrel and omit the mushrooms.
This recipe is a staple of Spanish gastronomy—simple, versatile, and full of flavor.
This rendition of the French classic is bursting with fresh morels.
Dexterity and practice are required to master this fast-cooking layered ''omelette''. The result, however, is a dish of great subtlety.
Inspired by the rustic brunch offering at April Bloomfield's Breslin restaurant in New York, this atypical dish would also make for a nice, simple dinner.
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