Category: Brunch

  • Tomato Head’s Sweetwater Valley Smoked Cheddar and Onion Pie

    The fourth annual International Biscuit Festival was held a few weeks ago in downtown Knoxville. Over 20,000 folks meandered around Market Street and Krutch Park sampling twenty varieties of biscuits from participants such as Southern Living and Rel Maples Institute of Culinary Arts to Pillsbury. There were many types of biscuits ranging from the deep…

  • Tomato Head’s UFOs made with Flour Head Bakery pita

    What do you get when you cross French toast, a waffle and a pancake? We’re calling it a UFO. Once the pita hits the hot griddle, they’ll expand and your breakfast will appear to be from out of this world (and taste like it too). Mahasti’s recipe calls for a garnish of bananas. You can…

  • Flour Head Bakery’s Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

    Flour Head Bakery’s pumpkin cranberry muffin is sure to add a little warmth to our lives on these gray, gloomy and wet winter afternoons. The sweetness of the cinnamon, brown sugar and molasses is balanced by the tartness of the dried cranberries. Try out this recipe the next time your home made brunch needs a…

  • Flour Head Bakery’s Blueberry Muffins

    I had the pleasure of hanging out with Shannon early, early, early yesterday morning as she and the rest of the Flour Head bakers prepared the days freshly baked goods that were to be delivered to Three Rivers Market, Just Ripe and Butler & Bailey Market. What smelled even better than the baguettes were the blueberry muffins.…

  • Tomato Head’s Sopes with Chorizo, Cheese and Pickled Onion

    The next time you’re traveling in Mexico and want to experience traditional cuisine, we suggest seeking out Sopes. They may be found in the food stalls of Ciudad Juarez or in sophisticated restaurants throughout Mexico City. If you’re not looking to travel that far or you don’t want to settle for a cheap imitation that…

  • Tomato Head’s Brown Sugar Cinnamon Biscuits with Cream & Orange Caramel Sauce

    Mahasti presented this “good morning” recipe on WBIR Saturday, December 17th. Did you catch it? If not, the full recipe is posted below and, even better, both the Knoxville and Maryville restaurants will be serving these delights throughout Sunday brunch. Enjoy! Tomato Head’s Brown Sugar Cinnamon Biscuits with Cream & Orange Caramel Sauce 2 cups…

  • The Tomato Head’s Sausage Gravy

    We’ve been doing a lot with biscuits lately. Maybe it’s because we’re ready for a little fall to come on in or we’re just enjoying how versatile truly delicious biscuits can be. No matter, Mahasti shared The Tomato Head recipe for Sausage Gravy on WBIR this morning , featuring sausage from Benton’s Bacon. (Hint…you can…

  • County Tres Leche

    Yee haw! This is a good way to end a meal, have a snack, or simply enjoy a new cultural twist on a classic treat. Mahasti presented The Tomato Head’s recipe for “Country Tres Leche” on WBIR this weekend. What makes it country? The recipe is based upon The Tomato Head’s “Best Biscuits” recipe, instead…

  • The Tomato Head’s Fried Green Tomatoes

    The South in the summer? Friend green tomatoes. The two things are synonymous and equally loved. Mahasti’s sharing The Tomato Head’s recipe for fried green tomatoes and both the Maryville and Knoxville restaurants will be serving them today as an appetizer accompanied by a honey mustard dressing. Tomato Head’s Fried Green Tomatoes 1.5 pounds green…

  • Mahasti on WBIR: The Best Biscuits

    Several weeks ago, Mahasti put out a call for biscuit recipes, and ever since she’s been testing and refining batch after batch of biscuits. This morning she’s presenting “The Best Biscuits” on WBIR, around 8:15am, and promises to share more info (in the next few days) about the entire process. The Best Biscuits 2 cups…