July 25, 2014

Easy Breakfast Skillet (Freezer Ready for Rushed Mornings)

Oct30
Freezer Meal Breakfast Skillet

As our children woke to the delicious aroma of a hot, home cooked breakfast, they stumbled down the stairs to their choice of eggs, sausage, hash browns, french toast and fruit salad. As the candles flicker, their sweet spirits slowly […]

Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes with Homemade Simple Syrup

Jul9
Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes @beautyandbedlam

The kids clamored for pancakes and this momma came through with a blueberry indulgence that hit the spot. I mention indulgence because I don’t typically add ricotta cheese to our pancakes, but wow, such glorious addition to this brunch of […]

So Very Simple Homemade Blueberry Syrup

Jul8
Making a simple blueberry syrup @beautyandbedlam

“Mom, how can the syrup be all gone? I have a plate full of pancakes s and no syrup?” Syrup and gone were two words that I thought I’d never hear in the same sentence, but alas, my son was […]

Anytime, Anywhere Breakfast Pizza

Apr12
Breakfast Pizza with hash browns, eggs and sausage

Pizza. Pizza in the car. Pizza on the coach. Pizza up high. Pizza down low. Pizza with friends. Pizza alone. Yes, our family consumes a TON of pizza, anytime, anyplace. And it’s a given that anytime pizza is made in […]

DIY Breakfast Bar: Feed Your Friends with Ease

Nov6
DIY Breakfast Bar - Breakfast Burritoes

Does the stress of sharing hospitality to groups stand in the way of saying “Yes?” As holiday gatherings approach, and we begin pondering how to feed the friends and family masses that we will host over night, it’s easy to […]

The Perfect Short Cut Trick for Homemade Egg McMuffins

Aug20
baked eggs in muffin tins

Months ago, I put this picture on Instagram (beautyandbedlam) with the caption, “Breakfast of Champions.” Anyone that knows me, understands my deep down delight in all things french fries, as well as the fact that I am a City Girl […]

Elegant Egg Bake (Prep Time Only Five Minutes)

Apr7
Egg bake

Thank me later. No really, I know you will. If you are scrambling for an easy, yet melt in your mouth, egg dish for company, look no further. Once you try this, is won’t be saved for just company, I […]

Easy, yet Elegant, Bavarian Pear Torte

Apr2
Bavarian-pear-torte

No other recipe have I been asked for more than this easy, yet elegant Bavarian Pear Torte. As a young bride, it was that special recipe that fooled others into assuming my culinary skills were much more advanced than they […]

Easy, Healthy, Homemade Granola Recipe

Mar22
easy homemade granola

One of the very first recipes I posted when I started my blog was homemade granola recipe, but since then, my recipe has evolved, and so has my recipe printable feature. Easy, yet healthy, homemade granola provides an incredibly frugal […]

Quick and Easy Quiche Recipe

Feb16
easy-quiche-recipe

In high school, I can remember the bumper sticker that became popular, “Real Men Eat Quiche.” Well, it’s a good thing I am raising some real men, or they might go awfully hungry. I enjoy cooking up a quick and […]

Egg and Cheese Puff: 5 Minute Delight

Jan29
egg picture

In the past year, I have experimented with dozens of egg recipes, egg casseroles, egg crescents, egg omelets, you get the picture. Eggs are not only a great source of protein, but a budget conscious cook’s dream with endless versatility.  […]

Puff Pancake Recipe

Dec13
This perfect Puff Pancake recipe makes such a wonderful presentation, but is so easy for guests.

Saturday morning symbolizes pancakes in our family. Often, I make our delicious Swedish Pancakes or Easy Buttermilk Pancakes, but for a large family, it’s time consuming to stand over the griddle flipping them (especially when you make around fifty.) I’ve […]

One Minute Smiley Face Pancakes

Apr16
smiley face pancakes

You know how I believe that the little things are the big things? Well, this one little addition to your morning pancakes is sure to make everyone in your house smile. The next time you make pancakes, turn them into […]

Easy Homemade Baking Powder Biscuits: Biscuit Recipe for Kids

Apr11
baking soda biscuits

As a Family Manager, one of my goals is to spend quality time in the kitchen with our kids. In a previous post,  I asked my readers when you all learned to cook. It hit me just how emotional of […]

Stuffed French Toast Casserole with Fruit

Mar30
stuffed french toast casserole

Stuffed French Toast Casserole Regardless of how many mouths I have to feed, there always seems to be a few pieces of left over bread discarded, with new loaves opened. Yes, no regards for finishing the last loaf. I never […]