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Breakfast Tostadas

I am always looking for new, creative breakfast ideas using eggs to make for my husband Robert, instead of the same ol’ scrambled eggs. Living in Colorado, with a father who grew up in Arizona, my palate tends to gravitate toward Mexican inspired dishes. One morning I created these tostadas, which come together in a… Read more »

English muffin stuffed with cream cheese and topped with fresh fruit

English Muffin French Toast with Fresh Fruit

English Muffin French Toast with Fresh Fruit is so quick and easy to prepare, you don’t need to wait ’til the weekend to enjoy this delectable breakfast! I love English muffins with cream cheese, and I also love French toast, so one morning I decided to combine the two together and created this dish for… Read more »

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Cheese Grits Soufflé

A Kentucky native, my mother Sally loved grits. What good Southerner doesn’t? My favorite grits recipes include some variety of cheese as a key ingredient. My cousin Beth Kidwell’s daughter Sarah created this delicious Cheese Grits Soufflé. Lighter than traditional cheese grits, it’s still full of flavor — and pretty enough to serve at a… Read more »

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Breakfast “Tacos”

The other day while grocery shopping I found product from the Canadian bakery Ozery that I hadn’t seen before, called “Whole Wheat One Bun”. They looked pretty much like a soft taco made out of bread to me, and I love tacos, so I decided to give them a try. The other morning, Robert asked… Read more »

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Tomato and Feta Cheese Frittata

I’m always looking for new breakfast ideas that can be made quickly, with ingredients on hand. The other morning I started to make my yummy Greek omelet that featured tomatoes, feta cheese, avocado and Tzatziki sauce (recipe here), but discovered I didn’t have any Tzatziki sauce on hand. I did have the tomatoes and feta,… Read more »

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Scrambled Egg, Spinach and Ham Crepes

Crepes? Are they back in style again? I guess so! Earlier this month at the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) conference in New York City, I went to a session lead by Chef Sarah Moulton on “How to Conduct a Killer Cooking Demo”, in which she made – yes – crepes. The next day,… Read more »

The incredible, edible egg

January 13, 2012

You’ve seen the ads and heard the jingle about the Incredible, Edible Egg. But, have you stopped to review how healthy, powerful and wonderful this self-contained food really is? Eaten whole, one egg has lots of vitamins and minerals – all for 70 calories per egg. Some time ago, Americans began to shy away from… Read more »

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Omelet Recipes

Below I offer you one of my morning favorites – the omelet. There are infinite ways to make this dish, and I’m giving you two of my go-to recipes. You’ll notice right away that both of these omelet recipes call for egg whites – and only one whole egg total. By cooking just the egg… Read more »

Floral plate with Green Chile Breakfast Burrito

Green Chile Breakfast Burritos

Quick and easy to prepare, Green Chile Breakfast Burritos are healthy, too – and will add a bit of spice to your morning meal! Back in the ‘80s and early ‘90s there was a fabulous restaurant in Denver called The Mocha Café. I loved going there for breakfast or brunch, and my favorite dish was… Read more »

Keeping coffee fresh

April 16, 2010

Ever wonder what’s the best way to keep coffee? The freezer? The fridge? Out of sunlight? In a vacuum-sealed canister? There are a lot of suggested methods, so let’s settle the debate. It’s worth noting that coffee beans are taken from a living plant – so it has a limited shelf life. Because of this,… Read more »

Lee Clayton Roper

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I’m Lee Clayton Roper, and I’m passionate about making cooking and entertaining easy, elegant and fun. Here you’ll find scrumptious recipes, helpful tips and seasonal menus that will spark inspiration in your kitchen!
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