Ellie’s Sunday Strata
The open-face version of an omelet, with crusty-gooey broiled cheese on top, has become a Sunday brunch standard.
Cowgirl Breakfast Casserole
A Wild West-style campfire cheese and sausage casserole that would make any chuckwagon master proud.
Self-Braised Escarole with Garlic and Golden Raisins
Adding raisins to escarole gives a little sweet with the sharp-flavored vegetable.
Geppetto’s Garlic Parmesan Rolls
Yeast rolls, best served warm, are slathered in pure olive oil to enrich the garlicky goodness.
Sweet Pea Soup with Mint Pesto
Fresh green peas make this a stellar spring soup. Frozen peas will work, too.
Mixed Berry Whole Grain Coffee Cake
Any kind of frozen or fresh berries will work in this coffee cake starring whole grain flour and oats.
Five-Spice Soba Noodles
Buckwheat, with a bold yet slightly nutty flavor are balanced by the mild vegetable broth and Asian greens and spices.
Tunnel of Fudge Cake
Double the decadence and serve this rich fudgy cake warm from the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Cranberry Orange Bundt Cake
This Bundt cake contains a pleasant surprise in the form of a tangy fruit filling.