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Brunch/Breakfast Cookbook?

dinami Apr 6, 2008 01:09 PM

I want to get my friend a brunch or breakfast based cookbook, do you guys have any recommendations? I don't want the recipes to be too complicated/fancy. I do know she likes eggs. Thanks!

  1. slofood Apr 6, 2008 04:32 PM

    Williams Sonoma has a book--it's kind of small, though. Pretty pictures and basic recipes.

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      janniecooks Apr 7, 2008 05:10 AM

      Marian Cunningham's The Breakfast Book has all kinds of breakfast/brunch recipes.

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      1. re: janniecooks
        pan cakes Aug 27, 2008 10:26 PM

        Does anyone have Marian Cunningham's The Breakfast Book? I'm thinking of buying this book for my mother. What are the results of her food like?

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        Jim Washburn Apr 7, 2008 09:06 AM

        "A Real American Breakfast" by Cheryl Alters Jamison and Bill Jamison has simple recipes as well as complicated/fancy ones. Nice book.


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          karykat Apr 7, 2008 10:20 AM

          I really like that Jamison book. Another one is The Big Book of Breakfasts. That one has lots of ideas for breakfast for a group, like egg casseroles and pancakes and things. Not sure if you're looking for that or for something smaller scale.

          I do think the Jamison book is a winner.

          1. re: karykat
            soupkitten Apr 7, 2008 10:23 AM

            3rding the jamisons' book

        2. rabaja Aug 28, 2008 04:54 AM

          Morning Food by Margaret Fox of Cafe Beaujolais in Mendocino, CA.
          This book is full of delicious recipes and her approach is that as long as the ingredients are "breakfasty", you can make whatever you like for breakfast.
          It truly is a delightful read, the sidebars alone are worth seeking out.
          Seriously, this woman made me want to cook for a living.

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