A Day of Cooking: Morning Recipes

Every minute, somewhere in the world, a great food moment is happening. Here, we've collected recipes from the best food moments that happen in the morning, as featured in our Special Issue #165: A Day of Cooking.

Huevos Rancheros
Kay 'n Dave's Huevos Rancheros

The recipe for this take on the classic Mexican egg, bean, and tortilla dish—a favorite weekend breakfast of Mel Brooks—comes from chef Alejo Grijalva of Brentwood, California’s Kay ‘n Dave’s restaurant. See the recipe for Kay ‘n Dave’s Huevos Rancheros »

Stir-Fried Breakfast Noodles
Stir-Fried Breakfast Noodles

Any Chinese noodle—rice, wheat, flat, thin, or broad—can be used in this simple breakfast stir-fry from author Francis Lam.

breakfast, hardwick, vermont, Heartbeet Lifesharing

Crêpes stuffed with fromage blanc and maple syrup are topped with stewed blueberries, strawberries, and peaches at Heartbeet Lifesharing, a community for developmentally disabled adults in Hardwick, Vermont. See the recipe for Crazy Day Crêpes »

Bacon, Spinach, and Fromage Blanc Frittata

At Heartbeet Lifesharing, a community for adults with developmental disabilities located in Hardwick, Vermont, this smoky bacon and spinach frittata is laced with aged white cheddar and creamy, tart fromage blanc. See the recipe for Bacon, Spinach, and Fromage Blanc Frittata »

Etihad Airways' Lamb Biryani

Pan-fried lamb, spiced rice, and a velvety sauce are prepared separately and then layered together for lamb biryani made to order on flights of the United Arab Emirates’ Etihad Airways. See the recipe for Etihad Airways’ Lamb Biryani »

Strawberry Griddle Cakes
Strawberry Griddle Cakes

Fresh strawberries turn ordinary pancakes into something scrumptious; wild blueberries, or any other kind of berry, make an excellent substitute. Get the recipe for Strawberry Griddle Cakes »


No matter how tempting the aroma coming from your kitchen, don’t open the oven to check popovers until about 5 minutes before they’re finished baking, or they will deflate.

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