Brunch Mac

Can we talk comfort? All this time and space we are given due to circumstances and comfort still escapes us. So we look for it in shapely glasses of wine, in music, in 5 minute coffee breaks, in people, in food. Im focusing on the oven baked comfort of mac and cheese this week. The…

Lemon Banana Cream-Filled Beignets

Its been awhile since I’ve posted. Over these recent months I took a big step and launched my business, City Girl Cook, LLC, a food service. I’ve been baking up a storm. There was flour in places I never knew flour could reach, in my kitchen of course. Turning gifts into earnings was exciting but…

Limoncello French Toast

French Toast, the adversary of pancakes in the battle of breakfasts and brunches across the world. I am definitely being dramatic. Well, at least the battle extends across my dining table. I love French Toast. Its something that can be accessorized with a variety of fruit, nuts, drizzles, and fairy dust like powdered sugar. It…

Berry Clafoutis

I love that brunch can be anything you make it. Over the weekend I slept in and woke up to greet the sun around 11 am. I wanted something sweet to pair with a few strips of crispy bacon and a savory omelette. After considering the expected, I thought outside the pancake box and settled…

Baked Stuffed French Toast with Almonds, Berries & Mascarpone

So, a regular day at the office usually consists of professionals piling into a conference room at some point during the day to talk. Talk and eat in between talking. I ordered lunch and I made the amateur mistake of ordering bread to accompany the smart salads with low fat vinaigrette. BREAD!!! Golden french baguettes…