Brown Butter Scrambled Eggs

Every year, our Christmas breakfast consists of the same five components.  Each is integral to our family tradition, which leaves little room for modifications.  The traditional morning feast consists of grapefruit, orange juice, breakfast sausage, Merks Coffeecake and scrambled eggs.  This year, I thought the eggs could benefit from a dose of brown butter, and…

Merks Coffee Cake

When my parents got married, my mom told my dad that she wanted to be in charge of holidays and traditions.  This was no bluff on her part, her family had many traditions, and are how we still celebrate the holidays. Since my mom was little, the Fellner family had the same breakfast every Christmas…

Cranberry Noels Christmas Cookies

Christmas time is here! Deck the Halls! Good King Wenceslas! The Holly and the Ivy! I admit to turning on carols first thing yesterday morning.  I dont love Christmas for religious reasons, but all the trimmings and cheer of the season.   I look froward to the trees, lights, cookies, and time with family all year….