Regional OtherBreakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under Regional Other along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
"This is a regional favorite in the WV mountains where we always ate this custard over hot fluffy biscuits."
2 Tablespoons flour, scant pinch of salt, 2/3 cup granulated sugar, 2 Tablespoons cornstarch, 4 egg yolks (or 2 to 3 yolks or 2 whole eggs), 2 1/2 to 3 cups milk, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 2 tablespoons unsalted butter - cut up
Cajun Oven Home Fries
"Quality potatoes equal quality home fries. Add some spices and that equals maximum taste. Great to have with any egg dish."
6 red-skinned potatoes, 1/4 cup olive oil, 1 teaspoon paprika, 1 teaspoon chili powder, 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning or 2 teaspoons chili powder, salt
Cheese Grits Casserole
"An easy-to-prepare grits casserole with green pepper, onion and lots of Cheddar cheese."
1 and 1/4 cups sharp Cheddar cheese, 1 cup quick-cooking grits, 3/4 cup chopped green pepper, 1/4 cup chopped onion, 2 Tablespoons butter, 3 eggs, 1/2 teaspoon salt
Chicken Biscuit Roll-Ups
"Yes, I know this sounds like supper, but its chicken and biscuits, which is breakfast anytime, for me."
any kind of chicken (whatever your preference is; about 2 pounds), 2 packs of canned biscuits, container of sour cream, 1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup, 1 bag of shredded cheddar cheese
Chicken Fried Steak
"I love chicken fried steak and eggs. I included a simple recipe for gravy from my mom. I hope you like it!"
4 cube steak cutlets, 1 egg, 1/4 cup milk, 1 and 1/2 cups flour, 1/3 cup cooking oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1/4 teaspoon paprika
Christmas Ham with Red-Eyed Gravy and Creamy Grits
"This is perfect for left-over ham from a holiday meal. Great for Christmas leftovers! And the gravy is SO delicious!"
4 1/2 cups milk, 2 tablespoons butter, Salt, Freshly ground white pepper, 2 cups quick white grits, 1 pound ham steak (fresh) or a leftover ham roast with juices from baking, 1 cup strong coffee, 8 slices white bread-toasted and buttered
"You can also turn this recipe into Cinnamon Apple Grits simply by adding 1 small apple (peeled, cored and diced) in with final ingredients. Enjoy!"
2 cups water, 2 cups low-fat or nonfat milk, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 cup coarse ground cornmeal, 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, 4 Tablespoons honey, 1 and 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Country Fried Cheese Grits
"This is the perfect side dish for a big Southern Sunday Breakfast. Despite the need to refrigerate overnight, it's pretty easy to make."
1 cup regular grits, 1 cup grated sharp Cheddar cheese, 2 eggs, 1/3 cup milk, salt and pepper
Country Sausage Gravy
"For good old Southern-style biscuits and gravy. Also terrific on top of omelets and scrambled eggs."
2 Tablespoons butter, 1 Tablespoon chopped garlic, 1 sweet onion, 8 ounces country sausage, 4 Tablespoons flour, 1 and 1/2 cups milk, 1/2 cup heavy cream, 1 teaspoon fresh sage, 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, Tabasco sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper
Creamy Cheese Grits
"You'll love my grits so much, you'll want to kiss my grits. Viva la breakfast!"
6 cups water, 6 cups milk, 2 teaspoons salt, 1 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper, 4 tablespoons butter, 1 and 1/2 cups white grits (NOT instant or Quick Cooking), 16 ounces finely grated white cheddar cheese
Creamy Mushrooms On Toast
"Best served over crisp buttered toast with fresh fruit on the side."
7 ounces button mushrooms, 4 garlic cloves, 1 cup milk, 1 teaspoon allpurpose flour, 2 ounces grated chedder cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon ground black pepper, 4 teaspoons chopped cilantro or coriander, 1 teaspoon mixed dried herbs, 2 Tablespoons cooking oil
Crockpot Chile Grits
"You can also cook on high instead for 2 to 3 hours, but the grits end up just a little too thick for my preference."
2 cups grits, 6 cups water, 1 can (4 or 6 ounces) chopped mild green chiles, 1 jalapeno - seeded and finely chopped, 1 dash cayenne pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon paprika, 1/2 teaspoon cumin or chili powder
"A great favorite with the Victorian English upper classes, everybody else had a bowl of gruel if they were lucky!"
2 lambs kidneys, 1 Tablespoon red wine, 1 Tablespoon wholegrain mustard, 2 Tablespoons cream
Fish Cakes Breakfast
"My wife was a chef at a large private house. All the guests were served these with their bacon and eggs. When I heard I did not fancy this for breakfast. How wrong I was. It goes perfectly with bacon and eggs."
1/2 pound salmon, 1 and 1/2 pounds mashed potato, chopped parsley, brown or white breadcrumbs or mixture of both, 1 beaten egg
Fried Cornmeal Mush
"This is a very old southern recipe; substitute bacon grease for butter and lard for oil for more authentic flavor."
2 cups cornmeal, 1 cup water, 1 tbsp butter, salt and pepper, 1/2 cup oil
Garlic Cheese Grits
"Garlic for breakfast? You bet! The girl I got this from said that her family has this for Christmas brunch every year. Give me Christmas brunch every day I say."
1 cup of uncooked grits (not instant), 2 6-ounce packages of Kraft garlic cheese spread (it is sold in a package that looks like a sausage link), 1 dash Tabasco, salt, 1/2 pound margarine, 4 eggs, 1/2 cup milk
Grillades And Grits
"This might sound like an amazing dinner recipe, but it really is a classic New Orleans breakfast dish."
2 pound beef round cut into 6 serving sized pieces, 3 Tablespoons cooking oil, 3 Tablespoon flour + more for dusting meat, 1 onion, 1 bell pepper, 2 stalks celery, 3 cloves garlic - minced, two fresh tomatoes, 2 cups beef broth, 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, prepared grits (see note), salt and pepper, additional seasonings (see note)
Ham With Red Eye Gravy
"Serve with buttery cornmeal grits and fried eggs for a traditional Southern breakfast or a quick supper."
2 slices ham steaks (each 1/2-inch thick), 4 Tablespoons butter, 1 Tablespoon brown sugar, 1 cup brewed black coffee, 1 Tablespoon flour
"Make sure that the ham is covering the bread completely, otherwise the juices of the pineapple will make the bread too soggy. I love it with fresh pineapple ( do not forget to cut off the skin and the middle) but I guess you could use canned too."
4 slices of toast bread, 4 fresh pineapple slices, 4 ham slices, 4 slices of cheese like swiss cheese, Monterey Jack or Mozzarella. Big enough to cover the pineapple completely.
Hawaiian Coconut Spread
"It's hard to find but pinapple preserves work great too. Enjoy!"
8 ounces cream cheese, 2 Tablespoons apricot or peach preserves, 1/3 cup flaked coconut
"This recipe isn't for everyone, but locals swear by it in Pennsylvania Dutch country."
1 cup wheat flour, 2 cups cornmeal, 2 quarts pork broth, 1 pound head meat, 4 cups buckwheat flour, 1/4 teaspoon ground sage, 1/8 teaspoon allspice, salt and pepper
How To Cook Grits
"Directions for slow-cooked, buttery, Southern grits with adjustments to make cheese grits, if desired."
3 and 1/2 cups water, 1 cup stone ground grits (not instant), 1/2 teaspoon salt, 4 Tablespoons butter, 1/4 cup whole milk, 2 or 3 slices pasteurized processed sharp cheddar cheese (if desired)
Latkes (Potato Pancakes)
"My version of traditional Latkes. I like them served with yogurt and apple sauce on top, but you could also use maple syrup as a topping."
2 baking potatoes, 1 Tablespoon grated onion, 1 egg, 1/3 cup flour, 1 cup vegetable oil, plain low fat yogurt, unsweetened applesauce
"One of North Carolina's best loved breakfast foods is that Poor Boy's Pate', Liver Mush. This delicacy, fried crisp and served with grits and scrambled eggs, is a wonderful way to start the day."
1 fresh hog liver, 1 and 1/2 pounds of fatty pork, 2 cups cornmeal, red pepper, salt, black pepper, sage
Macadamia Nut Syrup
"This is the closest syrup I've found to the pancake topping I love at Boot's & Kimo's Restaurant in Kailua, Hawaii. It is my favorite pancake and waffle topping ever!"
1 cup macadamia nuts, 1 Tablespoon butter, 2 Tablespoons flour, 1 cup whole milk, 1 cup cream, 3 Tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, 1 2-inch vanilla bean lengthwise (or 2 teaspoons vanilla extract), 3/4 teaspoon lemon juice
Mexi-Cajun Potato Pie
"A breakfast pie with hash browns, ham and cheese accentuated with cilantro, green onions and picante sauce."
1 12-ounce package frozen hashed brown potatoes (thawed), 3 or 2 jumbo eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 1/4 - 1/2 cup picante sauce (depending on heat level desired), 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, 2 green onions, 1/4 cup chopped cilantro or parsley, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 pound cooked ham
Purple Hash Browns
"Purple Potatoes are very real (one of the most popular is the Okinawan Purple Sweet Potato). They make a terrific breakfast side dish."
purple potatoes, green onions, garlic, red peppers, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper powder
Red Flannel Hash
"Great for around St. Patrick's Day when corned beef brisket is easier to find and often cheaper. Top with poached eggs to make the meal complete. Very popular in New England."
1 cup corned beef brisket and cooked, 1/2 cup chopped cooked vegetables - your favorite (carrots, cabbage and onions work great), 1 cup cooked beets, 2 cups boiled potatoes, bacon fat or vegetable shortening, 1/2 cup beef broth, 1 Tablespoon parsley
Sausage Cornbread Bake
"Is great with eggs over easy or a simple omelette for a full breakfast. (Also works as a side for a bowl of chili at dinner!)"
1 pound pork sausage, 1 onion-chopped, 2 eggs, 1 cup cornmeal mix, 1 cup flour, 1 cup milk, 4 teaspoons baking powder, 1 (15 ounce) can cream style corn, 1/3 cup vegetable oil, 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
"This is great served with salsa or hot sauce. I tried once putting it a tortilla to make a burrito, but it didn't work well -- something about putting grits in a bread was weird. So if you don't do that... you're in for a great breakfast treat!"
1/2 pound bacon, 1/2 cup dry yellow corn grits - prepared according to the directions on the package, 5 large eggs, 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons butter, salt, pepper, salsa or hot sauce
Southwestern Skillet Potatoes
"This is a great side dish for omelets and eggs. For more of a kick, add a chopped jalapeno in with the peppers and onion. Top it with a spoonful of your favorite salsa for a final touch."
12 link sausages (pork or turkey) into pieces, 1 green pepper, 1 red pepper - finely diced, 1 onion, 4 cups of shredded potatoes - drained well (squeeze as much liquid as you can from the potatoes), 1 and 1/2 teaspoons chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt, black pepper, 1 and 1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
Spicy Texas Breakfast Casserole
"This recipe is from the National Pasta Association. They have more recipes, but mostly lunch and dinner. I liked the Spicy Texas but it felt more like a dinner dish to me."
1 pound egg noodles, 3/4 pound mild breakfast sausage, 1 onion, 1 red bell pepper, 1 16-ounce can diced tomatoes - drained, 1/4 cup egg substitute, 1 can low-fat cream of mushroom soup - mixed with one can of water, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 1 teaspoon chili pepper, 2 cups low-fat cheddar cheese, picante sauce
Strawberry Hazelnut Grits
"A sweet take on a Southern breakfast favorite with hazelnut, strawberry and a touch of cocoa."
3/4 cup quick grits (2 servings made as directed), 1 Tablespoon butter or butter substitute, 2 heaping Tablespoons Nutella or or similar hazelnut spread, 6 or 7 strawberries - cut into pieces
"My wife made these on bbq. Grandchildren liked them so much, they have them with egg for breakfast."
good quality pork sausage, mild cheese, tomato chutney or relish, bacon
Tim's Chorizo Breakfast Skillet
"This is so much better with fried eggs on top but having the eggs scrambled in is awesome too! "
1/4 cup Chorizo sausage chopped (about 2 inches of rolled sausage), 1 tomato, 1 yellow onion, 4 eggs, 2 and 1/2 cups frozen home-style potatoes, 1 cup black beans drained and rinsed, 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 Tablespoon parsley flakes, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 2 shakes hot sauce (more or less), 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Welsh Laverbread (aka Seaweed)
"My welsh grandmother would never serve bacon and eggs without these. Laverbread is prepared seaweed (latin name porphyra umbilcalis). The Japanese use it to make nori so you may be able to find it in the USA. It is becoming hard to find. I am lucky as I can buy locally. If you have problems go to LAVERBREAD.COM - you may find a supplier."
8 ounces laverbread, 4 ounces fine oatmeal
Whiskey Sauce Topping
"Spoon over bread pudding, french toast, or pancakes."
4 tablespoons butter (softened), 1/2 cup sugar, 1 egg (beaten), 2 tablespoons whiskey (or a little more)