Chad Johannesen

The Best Scrambled Eggs I’ve Ever Eaten — Kitchen Diaries: Kate in New York City

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In my mind, there's nothing more decadent than weekday breakfast dining out. It's one of my favorite things to do before work from time to time, as it turns a typically rushed routine into something much more relaxed. Sure, a sit-down two cappuccino breakfast wouldn't be reasonable every day of the week, but it's the perfect pick-me-up to occasionally start the work day. Recently, I was reminded of this fact and in the process tasted the best version of something I've tried hundreds if not thousands of times — scrambled eggs.

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Recipe: 5-Minute Vegan Breakfast Smoothie — Recipes from The Kitchn

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If you're short on time in the morning, there's nothing quite as fast or as tasty as a fruit smoothie. But smoothies do seem to have one drawback: Are they ever as filling as a proper breakfast?

The answer is yes — they can be! It's all a matter of adding the right ingredients for a smoothie that's equal parts convenient, delicious, and satisfying. Whether you simply overslept or just can't muster the energy to fry an egg, this 5-minute breakfast smoothie will carry you all the way to your lunch break.

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15 Mother’s Day Gifts For Moms Who Love To Cook — Gift Guides From The Kitchn

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For your mother, who'd like nothing better on a Saturday morning than to whip up a batch of homemade cinnamon rolls; who lives for family gatherings and round-the-clock cooking marathons at holidays; and who still loves to get in the kitchen despite making literally thousands of meals for her family over the years — this is the gift guide for her. From the ultimate stand mixer upgrade kit to exquisite extracts for her baking adventures, these 15 gifts are one small way to say thank you to your favorite cook and caretaker.

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My Experience of Living With Marble Countertops: One Year Later — Renovation Diary: One Year Later

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When we renovated our kitchen a little over a year ago, we chose to put in honed marble countertops. One the one hand, I just couldn't imagine anything else in the kitchen. On the other hand, we were nervous; was it the right decision? Would they be a practical choice for a high-traffic kitchen? What about staining and etching?

Read on to find out what I think about my marble countertops, a year after moving in.

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Recipe: Monte Cristo Waffles with Warm Raspberry Sauce — Breakfast Recipes from The Kitchn

There was a time in my life before Monte Cristo waffles, and a time after. Before, the Monte Cristo sandwich and the waffle existed as two separate, much-loved brunch entities. One satisfied certain pre-noon desires for savory, the other for syrup-drenched sweet. After, they were one.

One glorious stack of crispy golden waffles stuffed with the ham and cheese of a Monte Cristo, then dusted with powdered sugar and topped with spoonfuls of raspberry sauce. Oh, yes. There is no going back.

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The End is Nigh! Get Your Fill of Ramps Before the Season is Over — Delicious Links

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Ramp season is short, people. Have you had your fill? The trendy allium deserves a spot in your dinner rotation this week, and these four bloggers can show the way to sneak it into your favorite foods like pizza, pasta, and even egg dishes.

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