Breakfast

Three koiugn amman--puff pastry coated with sugar--on white marble

Kouign Amann

Don’t worry, we can’t pronounce the name either. As if it matters, seeing as we’re too busy cramming the pastry into our pieholes to say anything.

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Several lemon madeleines next to a madeleine pan and a bowl of lemon glaze nearby.

Lemon Madeleines

Let’s dispense with all the talk about Proust and time and just revel in these lemony little lovelies, shall we?

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Two slices of no-knead pumpkin-sunflower seed bread on a white plate with the remaining loaf next to it on a separate plate.

No-Knead Pumpkin-Sunflower Seed Bread

A sturdy, healthy whole-wheat loaf brimming with nutty goodness, this bread takes its crunch from pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds. Fantastic as toast and for sandwiches.

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A quiche Lorraine cut in half, and half cut into quarters on a patterned background.

Quiche Lorraine

A custardy filling and a flaky crust make the case for bringing this French classic back. It’s essentially indulgence masquerading as a make-ahead, impress-a-lot brunch or lunch.

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A baking sheet filled with frozen banana, avocado, and mango, using the method of how to freeze bananas.

How To Freeze Bananas

Easy peasy. Simply peel, slice, place flat on a baking sheet, freeze, and then yank out of the deep-freeze whenever you have a smoothie-making whim.

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Two glasses of green smoothie, one of them tipped over and spilled with two spinach leaves beside it.

Green Smoothie

Close your eyes and we swear you’d never guess this sweet, banana-y smoothie is suffused with good-for-you greens.

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A pile of homemade graham crackers on a marble table with a glass of milk nearby

Homemade Graham Crackers

This graham cracker recipe has it all over store-bought crackers. No contest. And a glass of milk on the side doesn’t do any harm.

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A glazed lemon pull-apart coffee cake on a wooden board with a spoon and jar of glaze beside it.

Lemon Pull-Apart Coffee Cake

“Absolutely the best thing I’ve put in my mouth in a long time!” That’s what we’re hearing about this buttery, citrusy, playfully easy-to-eat coffee cake. We’re not arguing with that sentiment.

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A whole sour cream coffee cake with a wedge cut from it.

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Stunning enough for special occasions. Easy enough for weekday breakfasts. Marvelous enough to make you want it every damn day.

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  • 1 H, 30 M
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