Brunch can be difficult when catering to a variety of food allergies including eggs, gluten, nuts and dairy.
I’m having a brunch party this weekend and my friends’ daughter has an egg allergy. It’s hard to find breakfast or brunch recipes without eggs, but I don’t want her to be excluded. Do you have any advice? —Cindy, College Park MD Cindy, You’re absolutely right. Many breakfast foods do contain eggs in the recipe, but as with most food allergy challenges, if you plan ahead, think creatively and substitute ingredients, you’ll have an amazingly diverse brunch that your guests will appreciate. I know about this specific scenario first-hand, as I recently planned a large brunch in my home. I got a few emails from guests mentioning specific allergies. The first was an egg allergy. The second was a nut allergy. The third was a dairy allergy. You…
It's not quite breakfast and not quite lunch. Who makes it best on Mother's Day?
Monday, April 30, 2012
There are many ways to celebrate mom on Mother's Day, from carnations to homemade cards to gifts of all varieties. But when it comes to presents of an edible nature, nothing quite compares to a good brunch. Whether mom prefers the richness of Eggs Benedict, the crispness of fresh fruit, or simply the company of her family at the table, a Mother's Day brunch is a classic way to say thanks for all her love and hard work. So for this week's Readers' Choice, we pose the question: what's the best local spot for Mother's Day brunch? Cast your vote in the poll below, and tell us why you made your pick in the comments. Your choices are: The poll is open until 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 9. Please vote no more than once per day. And if we've left out…