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    Crazy About Breakfast

    We think about breakfast as soon as we close our eyes each night. And sometimes we think about breakfast even before that!

    Crazy About Breakfast

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    Throughout Italy, frittatas are a lunchbox staple and often served at room temperature. Swapping in egg whites for half of the eggs lightens up the recipe a bit, while shredded Jarlsberg cheese adds bold flavor.

    Kale and Bacon Frittata : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Start your day the Southern way with a hearty breakfast of chipotle-spiced pan-fried steak. Smother it with beefy peppercorn gravy and serve with bitter greens and classic mashed potatoes.

    Chicken-Fried Steak with Peppered Gravy

    Kelsey's salty Southern-style biscuits are perfect when topped with just a pat of butter, but if you'd like a more flavorful bread, she offers variations for meaty, sweet and dessertlike takes.

    Buttermilk Biscuit : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Mix whatever vegetables you find at the market into Kelsey's frittata, then top with shredded cheese and pop under the broiler.

    Garden Vegetable Frittata : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Giada adds a crisp bite and a touch of spring to her frittata with fresh asparagus spears. Cube, don't shred the cheese on top — you'll get big bursts of flavor when you bite into each melty pocket.

    Frittata with Asparagus, Tomato, and Fontina : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Make this diner favorite at home with Bobby Flay's recipe for crisp hash browns topped with sharp Irish cheddar and fresh chives.

    Cheesy Hash Browns : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Instead of serving up store-bought granola, make your own mix studded with mango and almonds plus sunflower and pumpkin seeds. Serve with Greek yogurt.

    Homemade Mango-Agave Granola with Greek Yogurt : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    A frittata is the perfect last-minute brunch or breakfast because you can mix in almost any combination of vegetables, cheese and leftovers. David Rocco's frittata di verdure, which translates to ""clean out the fridge"" frittata, celebrates this fact. He adds peppers, potatoes, onion and Parmigiano to his eggs.

    Frittata Di Verdura: 'Clean Out the Fridge' Frittata : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Potatoes are the ultimate blank canvas, especially when it comes to breakfast and brunch. Here, Bobby Flay adds jalapeño, ancho chili powder, lime and cilantro to give these home fries Southwestern flavor.

    Spicy Home Fries : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Spicy patatas bravas is often served as tapas in Spain, but it also makes a perfect brunch side. Pan-fry the potatoes, then top with a roasted tomato sauce flavored with smoked paprika.

    Patatas Bravas Home Fries with Roasted Tomato Aioli : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Roasting tomatoes with a drizzle of honey on top brings out their sweetness, while Panko breadcrumbs add crunch to every bite. Serve alongside eggs or with any cheesy breakfast dish.

    Roasted Tomatoes with Bread Crumbs : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Also known as "eggs in purgatory," this classic Italian dish features sunny-side up eggs simmered in a spicy tomato sauce. Make David Rocco's quick sauce or spice up one you have on hand.

    Eggs in Tomato Sauce : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Laura Calder whips the egg whites to make this omelet light, fluffy and luxurious. Don't try to be a kitchen hero — use a non-stick pan for this recipe.

    Souffleed Spinach Omelette : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Piperrada has many variations, but it always includes tomatoes and peppers cooked in olive oil. Bobby Flay makes his hearty enough for a main course by adding scrambled eggs, Serrano ham and serving it atop toasted country bread.

    Piperrada : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    The beauty of silver dollar pancakes is that you get lots of crispy edges in every bite. Bobby Flay dresses his up by mixing pecans into the batter and serving bourbon-molasses butter on the side.

    Silver Dollar Buttermilk-Pecan Pancakes with Bourbon Molasses Butter and Maple Syrup : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    How do the French make French toast? They make pain perdu. Use buttery day-old brioche for extra-luxurious French toast, then top with caramelized peaches and vanilla bean butter.

    Pain Perdue with Fresh Peaches and Vanilla Butter : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    What's the secret to tender, delicious scrambled eggs? It's all about technique and timing. Michael Symon shows you how.

    Scrambled Eggs Recipe by Michael Symon : Cooking Channel

    Laura's deep-dish tart is a heartier version of a French brunch classic: the quiche. She swaps in-season Swiss chard for spinach, then adds raisins and pine nuts for sweetness and crunch.

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    Bobby Flay layers slices of country ham (he calls it "American prosciutto") and scrambled eggs on fluffy homemade biscuits. Serve the extra biscuits with fresh blackberry jam.

    Country Ham and Fried Egg on Angel Biscuits : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Those with hearty appetites will appreciate this Southwestern-tinged dish that's loaded with goodies — including a hidden layer of thick chive sour cream underneath the homemade maple sausage.

    Stuffed Potato Skin Skillet Hash with Fried Eggs : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    The chef at New York City's Public kicks up his pancake batter with shredded coconut, coconut power and a little bit of polenta for crunch.

    Coconut Pancakes with Ginger-Lime Syrup : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Alton's custardy French toast is prepped the night before so you'll be sure it's ready before Mom wakes up.

    French Toast : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Weekend mornings should be used for whipping up these much-loved maple syrup-doused Chocolate Chip Pancakes.

    Chocolate Chip Pancakes Recipe by Sonny Youngs : Cooking Channel

    Alton Brown's easy Spiced Blueberry Jam is a sweet addition to breakfast.

    Spiced Blueberry Jammin' : Recipes : Cooking Channel

    Michael Symon's genius grilled breakfast is sweet and savory with rosemary and strawberry topped French toast. Feel free to grill up some bacon on the side.

    Grilled French Toast with Strawberries and Rosemary : Recipes : Cooking Channel