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21 Genius Breakfast Recipes for Brighter Mornings

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Breakfasts have always been among the more enduring and life-improving Genius Recipes—the olive oil & maple granola loved fervently by all, the oatmeal ratio you should memorize, the 15-second shortcut to custardy scrambled eggs. Here are 21 ways to start your day with your kitchen giving you a wink and a big high-five.

Julia Turshen's Olive Oil-Fried Eggs with Yogurt & Lemon
Julia Turshen's Olive Oil-Fried Eggs with Yogurt & Lemon
Molly Yeh’s Dark Chocolate Marzipan Scone Loaf
Molly Yeh’s Dark Chocolate Marzipan Scone Loaf
Alanna Taylor-Tobin's Stolen Granola with Extra Clumps
Alanna Taylor-Tobin's Stolen Granola with Extra Clumps
Alexandra Stafford's No-Knead Peasant Bread
Alexandra Stafford's No-Knead Peasant Bread
Marion Cunningham’s Bridge Creek Fresh Ginger Muffins
Marion Cunningham’s Bridge Creek Fresh Ginger Muffins
Canal House's Pimentón Fried Eggs
Canal House's Pimentón Fried Eggs
Hannah Kirshner's Best Ever (Vegan) Waffles
Hannah Kirshner's Best Ever (Vegan) Waffles
Josh Ozersky's 3-Minute Hash Browns
Josh Ozersky's 3-Minute Hash Browns
The Kitchn's Lofty Buttermilk Pancakes
The Kitchn's Lofty Buttermilk Pancakes
Lady & Pups' Magic 15-Second Creamy Scrambled Eggs
Lady & Pups' Magic 15-Second Creamy Scrambled Eggs
Nancy Silverton's Bran Muffins
Nancy Silverton's Bran Muffins
King Arthur Flour's Never-Fail Biscuits
King Arthur Flour's Never-Fail Biscuits
Andrew Feinberg's Slow-Baked Broccoli Frittata
Andrew Feinberg's Slow-Baked Broccoli Frittata
My New Roots' Life-Changing Loaf of Bread
My New Roots' Life-Changing Loaf of Bread
Roger Vergé's Fried Eggs with Wine Vinegar
Roger Vergé's Fried Eggs with Wine Vinegar
Alex Raij's Croissants a la Plancha

Alex Raij's Croissants a la Plancha by Genius Recipes

April Bloomfield's English Porridge

April Bloomfield's English Porridge by Genius Recipes

Daniel Patterson's Poached Scrambled Eggs

Daniel Patterson's Poached Scrambled Eggs by Genius Recipes

Nekisia Davis' Olive Oil and Maple Granola

Nekisia Davis' Olive Oil and Maple Granola by Genius Recipes

Shirley Corriher's Touch-of-Grace Biscuits

Shirley Corriher's Touch-of-Grace Biscuits by Genius Recipes

Aretha Frankenstein's Waffles of Insane Greatness

Aretha Frankenstein's Waffles of Insane Greatness by Genius Recipes

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