Savory & Sweet Breakfast Recipes

Wake up to warm blueberry muffins, vanilla-laced French toast, sunny-side-up eggs and more.

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Alton's French Toast

Alton's custardy French toast is prepped the night before so you'll be sure it's ready before Mom wakes up.

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Matt's Lemon Blueberry Muffins

The combination of lemon juice, extract and zest makes these muffins triply tangy. Bursting blueberries add just a touch of sweetness to balance the intense citrus flavor.

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Ham, Leek and Gruyere Quiche

Kelsey Nixon's quiche has a rich custard-like consistency, and the oniony leeks pair perfectly with sweet and salty honey-baked ham.

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Sausage Gravy

Turn the heat up on traditional sausage gravy with a zesty Cajun spice rub, and then smother buttery biscuits with it.

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Maple Fennel Bacon

You know how everyone talks about how bacon is the best thing on earth? Tiffani Thiessen gives us a maple- and fennel-covered reason for it.

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Pull-Apart Cinnamon Bread

If monkey bread and cinnamon rolls merged, this would be the delicious result.

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Eggs in Purgatory

Runny eggs cooked in a spicy tomato sauce are one purgatory you'd probably love to stay in forever.

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Coconut Pancakes with Ginger-Lime Syrup

The chef at New York City's Public kicks up his pancake batter with shredded coconut, coconut power and a little bit of polenta for crunch.

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Stuffed Potato Skin Skillet Hash with Fried Eggs

Those with hearty appetites will appreciate this Southwestern-tinged dish that's loaded with goodies — including a hidden layer of thick chive sour cream underneath the homemade maple sausage.

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Baked Apples with Oatmeal and Yogurt

Kick morning oatmeal up a notch with an edible bowl — preferably a cinnamon-sugar-covered, cider-braised apple bowl.

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Zucchini and Pineapple Bread

The trick to jazzing up classic zucchini bread? Pineapple. The tropical fruit adds a little sweetness, and walnuts lend some crunch — you just need to top a slice with butter for a finishing touch.

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Croque Madame Bread Pudding with Herb-Crusted Tomatoes

Instead of making a handful of individual sandwiches, transform Croque Madame into bread pudding. Make sure to fry sunny-side-up eggs just before serving.

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Avocado Salmon Benedict with Chive Oil

This version of eggs benedict has seared instead of smoked salmon and a super-lemony hollindaise that are a match made in heaven.

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Indian Doughnuts

Give garden-variety doughnut shop fare a run for its money with this spicy version which is soaked in cardamom, clove and anise syrup.

Get the Recipe: Indian Doughnuts: Gulab Jabun

Crunchy Maple-Topped Irish Oatmeal

Remember that maple brown sugar instant oatmeal you ate as a kid? This is the grown-up version. Crunchy almonds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, cinnamon and maple syrup get crunchified in the oven, contrasting perfectly with the creamy Irish oats.

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Swiss Chard Tart

Laura's deep-dish tart is a heartier version of a French brunch classic: the quiche. She swaps in-season Swiss chard for spinach, then adds raisins and pine nuts for sweetness and crunch.

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Scramble Eggs Like an Iron Chef

What's the secret to tender, delicious scrambled eggs? It's all about technique and timing. Michael Symon shows you how.

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Cinnamon Sugar Mini Pancake Muffins

These bite-sized cinnamon sugar muffins taste like pancakes but look more like doughnuts, and you'll definitely get addicted after your first few.

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Bacon and Egg Rolls with Spicy Tomato Relish

It's the egg sandwich, Southern-style. Scramble eggs with cream for a rich, tender base, then top with bacon, arugula and a spicy tomato saute.

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Silver-Dollar Buttermilk Pancakes

The beauty of silver dollar pancakes is that you get lots of crispy edges in every bite. Bobby Flay dresses his up by mixing pecans into the batter and serving bourbon-molasses butter on the side.

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Sally Lunn French Toast with Homemade Apple Butter and Salted Caramel Whipped Cream

French toast won't know what hit it when it's smothered with a decadent caramel apple conconction.

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Laura Calder's Canneles

The perfect cannele is crunchy and buttery on the outside and custardy on the inside. Laura's mini version delivers. Savor these for breakfast, brunch or a mid-afternoon snack.

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Rolled Omelet with Gruyere, Ham, Arugula and Torn Mustard Croutons

Kick up the classic ham and cheese omelet with nutty Gruyere and peppery arugula. The rolling technique takes a little bit of practice, but it's well worth it to wow guests at your next soiree.

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Smoked Salmon on Grilled Seven Grain Bread

Bobby Flay's take on the New York breakfast starts with grilled whole-grain bread. Top each slice with smoked salmon, sliced tomato and a sprig of dill, then drizzle with olive oil and honey-mustard dressing.

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Souffleed Spinach Omelet

Laura Calder whips the egg whites to make this omelet light, fluffy and luxurious. Don't try to be a kitchen hero — use a non-stick pan for this recipe.

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Grapefruit Salad

Dress grapefruit with honey to cut its trademark tartness, then garnish with fresh mint.

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Savory French Toast

Laura Calder turns this sweet favorite savory with herbes de Provence and a tomato jam topper.

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Strawberries with Balsamic Vinegar

Strawberries take on sweet and savory qualities when topped with dark, rich balsamic vinegar and fresh-ground black pepper.

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Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Also known as "eggs in purgatory," this classic Italian dish features sunny-side up eggs simmered in a spicy tomato sauce. Make David Rocco's quick sauce or spice up one you have on hand.

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Roasted Tomatoes with Breadcrumbs

Roasting tomatoes with a drizzle of honey on top brings out their sweetness, while Panko breadcrumbs add crunch to every bite. Serve alongside eggs or with any cheesy breakfast dish.

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Patatas Bravas Home Fries with Roasted Tomato Aioli

Spicy patatas bravas is often served as tapas in Spain, but it also makes a perfect brunch side. Pan-fry the potatoes, then top with a roasted tomato sauce flavored with smoked paprika.

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David Rocco's Frittata

A frittata is the perfect last-minute brunch or breakfast because you can mix in almost any combination of vegetables, cheesed and leftovers. David Rocco's frittata di verdure, which translates to "clean out the fridge" frittata, celebrates this fact. He adds peppers, potatoes, onion and Parmigiano to his eggs.

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Mango-Agave Granola

Instead of serving up store-bought granola, make your own mix studded with mango and almonds plus sunflower and pumpkin seeds. Serve with Greek yogurt.

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Cheesy Hash Browns

Make this diner favorite at home with Bobby Flay's recipe for crisp hash browns topped with sharp Irish cheddar and fresh chives.

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Pecan Cinnamon Rolls

Kelsey tops her ooey, gooey delicious cinnamon rolls with a sweet cream cheese glaze.

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Frittata with Asparagus, Tomato and Fontina

Giada adds a crisp bite and a touch of spring to her frittata with fresh asparagus spears. Cube, don't shred the cheese on top — you'll get big bursts of flavor when you bite into each melty pocket.

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Kelsey's Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Wrapping asparagus in prosciutto creates individually-sized bundles perfect for entertaining. Top each one with buttery buerre blanc.

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Fresh Strawberry Bellini

Swap fresh strawberries for the classic peaches in this cocktail, then top with bubbly Prosecco.

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Cheddar Grits

Rev Run serves sharp cheddar grits with fried chicken, but they're also great topped with eggs for a Southern breakfast.

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