From gooey cinnamon rolls to poached eggs lavished with lemony hollandaise, this scrumptious cookbook is filled with everyone’s favorite breakfast and brunch comfort food dishes. In addition, signature dishes from favorite breakfast and brunch restaurants around the country are highlighted throughout the book, including restaurant photos and stories.
In Williams-Sonoma Breakfast Comforts, celebrated cookbook author Rick Rodgers shares his favorite tried-and-true recipes for the morning meal, along with a collection of mouthwatering dishes from beloved breakfast and brunch restaurants across the country. Peppered with Rodgers’ nostalgic, personal tales, it also includes engaging stories behind the featured restaurants and the signature dishes that have made them so popular.
Over 100 recipes will satisfy any breakfast craving, whether you prefer a sweet or savory start to the day. Showcasing American regional cuisine, the restaurant recipes include decadent cheese and berry blintzes from New York; chile-laced migas from the Southwest; crab cake Benedict from the Pacific Northwest; and the lightest, flakiest biscuits—with plenty of hearty sausage gravy on the side—from the American South. You’ll also find recipes for all the classics, such as butter- and syrup-drenched waffles; marmalade-stuffed French toast; scrambled eggs bursting with herbs and tomatoes; crispy corned beef hash; and sticky caramel-pecan rolls. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll find inspiration for every palate and every occasion, from a casual family breakfast to a lazy Sunday brunch with friends, in this ultimate collection of comfort-food breakfasts.
Rick Rodgers is a renowned cooking instructor and radio and television guest chef who has written dozens of books on virtually every cooking subject, including his best-selling 101 series, and the IACP Cookbook Award nominees Kaffeehaus and The Carefree Cook. Rodgers has also written more than ten titles for a Williams-Sonoma series, as well as Tips Cooks Love by Sur La Table. Rodgers lives in the New York City area.