Start the day right with pancake breakfast for family and friends

Curried glaze ham, right, accompanies the baked apple pancakes. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Using frozen berries is a shortcut that means you can always have the ingredients on hand to make these pancakes. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Breakfast factors in all our weekend plans. We happily travel for a great skillet of spicy eggs, tower of golden pancakes, platter of inventive French toast. I have my favorite spots all over the country from Jack’s Wife Freda in New York to Biscuit Love in Nashville to Sqirl in Los Angeles and Milktooth in Indianapolis.