In New Orleans, Beignets are a fried yeasted dough served with confectioners’ sugar on top. They are traditionally prepared right before they’re served to be eaten fresh and hot. They were brought to New Orleans in the 18th century by French colonists, and made famous by the Café du Monde.
My sister at Grits and Pinecones and I teamed up to bring you 37 tasty recipes for your Perfect Mother’s Day Brunch. From boozy beginnings to sweet temptations to savory delicacies and everything in between, our tried and true recipes are sure to please.
The perfect Croque Monsieur or Croque Madame is a simple creation. However, if you try to order one in an American restaurant, you’ll likely receive quizzical look. Not so if you ordered a grilled cheese sandwich. Croque Monsieur, literally translated as “crunch sir” is somewhat of a French grilled cheese sandwich. However, it is so much more…
Kir Royale is a classic French aperitif consisting of crème de cassis and champagne. It is typically served in a champagne flute and makes an elegant addition to a Mother’s Day brunch.
Easy Cheesy Ham and Hash Brown Casserole is a perfect compliment to your Mother’s Day brunch. It’s absolutely delicious as is, but quite versatile in terms of the ingredients that can be added to dress it up. In addition, it can be made ahead of time. If by chance there are any leftovers, they reheat beautifully. Who…
Sunrise Mimosa is a refreshing and simple twist on a classic cocktail, making it the perfect drink for a Mother’s Day brunch!
My Mother’s Southern Cheese Grits was a staple breakfast for my brothers and sisters and me when we were growing up. I can still see the pot of cheese grits bubbling away on my mother’s stove! More years later than I care to remember, I’m still making My Mother’s Southern Cheese Grits. Now, however, I cook…
Who doesn’t love a good mini muffin? I’m sharing 7 of my favorite tried and true mini muffin recipes just in time for Mother’s Day Brunch. Make one recipe or several for a special treat!
Sous Vide Bacon and Gruyère Egg Cups are amazingly delicious, easy to make, and quite versatile. With their velvety texture, they’re perfect for an elegant breakfast, light brunch, or a take-along breakfast. In addition, they can be refrigerated and reheated with no loss of flavor.
There’s something immensely satisfying about making your own bread and rolls. Watching the yeast in action is magical. In addition, the aroma of bread baking is amazing. Finally, the taste of homemade bread or rolls is incredible. If you can make your own bread, then you can make bagels!