12 Ways to (Really) Enjoy Breakfast

Oatmeal

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Now that the weather is growing colder, a steamy bowl of rich, creamy oatmeal is so much more satisfying than cold cereal. Try this version that incorporates a seasonal favorite: pumpkin spice. For the best oatmeal, prepare it using Macroom oats from Ireland. View recipe here .


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Oatmeal Biscuits

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Want a new way to use oats instead of just making oatmeal? Try making oatmeal biscuits using one of the simplest and tastiest biscuit recipes ever. View recipe here .


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Twin Oaks Biscuits

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Or, if you prefer traditional Southern biscuits, Regina Charboneau has the perfect recipe for you. View recipe here .


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Beignets

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For a sweeter breakfast treat, instead of a donut, try beignets topped with praline sauce. View recipe here .


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Bacon Cheddar Scones

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These scones taste great plain or as a base for a sandwich with tomato, mayo, and arugula--like a super-rich BLT. Try making them with Arkansas Peppered Bacon for an especially delicious treat. View recipe here .

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Spanish-Style Eggs

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Eggs are one of the best bases for breakfast. It's so easy to get creative and move beyond simple scrambled, fried, or poached. Get inspiration from Spain, for example. Try revueltos , Spanish scrambled eggs with chorizo and any number of fillings, or fry an egg Spanish-style and serve on top of migas , a dish made with stale bread, chorizo, and bacon.


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Pasta with a Fried Egg and Parmigiano

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Eggs are also part of a formula for the perfect, hearty breakfast: a savory base (pasta in this case), plus grated or shaved Parmigiano, plus a fried egg. View recipe here .


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Frittata and Crab and Sweet Onion Omelet

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You can also use eggs to mix up a quick and inexpensive frittata , using everything from cheese and potatoes to basil and tomatoes, or an omelet , like this one using crab meat and sweet onions.


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Wild Mushroom Ragu

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With the weather getting colder, it's the perfect time for wild mushroom ragu. Make a huge batch to freeze and use in macaroni for dinner, or over a poached or fried egg for breakfast. View recipe here .
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French Pancakes

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These chickpea-flour pancakes, socca , are chewy on the edges and soft and crêpe -like in the middle. Try serving with maple syrup or jam. View recipe here .


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Secret History of Bagels

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There are always days when you don't have time to sit down for breakfast. As you grab a quick bite on the go, it might be fun to know the secret history behind that bagel you're eating. Learn more here .


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Coffee

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What breakfast is complete without a cup of coffee? View all of our past coffee recipes, from iced coffee to espresso. Learn more here .


12 Ways to (Really) Enjoy Breakfast


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