15 Classic Breakfast Recipes Everyone Should Try

Will Kreznick

Sure, avocado toast topped with a fried egg is an easy, delicious breakfast. And weekends were just made for pancakes and waffles. But have you ever thought about those vintage breakfast recipes you used to eat when you were growing up?

The good news is, you don’t have to break out the vintage cookbooks to have a delicious, old-school meal. These recipe ideas have new twists on classic breakfast favorites, so you can whip up a meal that’s both classic and fresh. Now that’s starting your day off on the right foot.

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This vegan picadillo recipe made with lentils is warm, filling and flavorful

Will Kreznick

The way I like it best, though, is over rice, and these days I’m more likely to make this vegan version, using a can of lentils instead of a pound of ground beef. Aside from that change, it tastes a lot like my beef picadillo. Both start with a flavorful base of onions and garlic, get a boost from a blend of spices and are finished with a few pimento-stuffed Manzanilla olives and raisins.

“Raisins are divisive,” Jessica van Dop DeJesus, of the Dining Traveler, told me when I called. “I always start with a sofrito, and add extra

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Starbucks Pistachio Latte Recipe and Photos

Will Kreznick

I love trying the new drinks that Starbucks comes up with. I also love anything pistachio-flavored, so the coffee chain’s new Pistachio Latte was right up my alley. And as much as I wanted to walk down that alley every day, a girl has her budget to think about, so I resolved to try and make this latte myself. I worried it would be a tricky drink to replicate as the flavors aren’t as familiar as your standard caramel or chocolate, and the Salted Brown Butter Cookie Flavored Topping is as unique as it is delicious.

Thankfully, a quick search

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A picadillo recipe for a quick, richly flavored dinner

Will Kreznick

Hi there, welcome. I’m glad you’re here. I wish I could welcome you to my actual table. In this dream scenario it would be made of sturdy wood, large and round, surrounded by comfortable chairs. I’d light a few candles, tall tapers or tiny tealights, and scatter flowers among the plates and glasses. I’d play Miles Davis and Sade and Elvis Costello and Rose Royce. There would be a pitcher of water, and probably bottles of wine. And in the center, ready for passing, would be the star of the show: dinner.

I grew up in a family that

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How I Turned My Mom’s Recipe Into an Award-Winning Food Business

Will Kreznick

This story is from 13 Ways to Launch the Food Business of Your Dreams, where women entrepreneurs share their experiences and best advice on turning a passion for food into a career.

My mother, Suzy, had long been celebrated for her homemade salad dressing, a delicious garlicky vinaigrette. She created the recipe after my dad was diagnosed as pre-diabetic and had to change his diet. At holidays we’d inevitably say, “You should sell this!” It became kind of a family jest, until my brother dared me to actually try.

I was a newly single mother with three children under

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