Posts filed under 'Breakfast'

Popovers with Wild Mushroom Sauce

Serves 6

1 can croissants, baked; store-bought is great, too
6 tbsp. butter
1/4 onion, finely chopped
6 medium-sized shitake mushrooms, chopped into chunks
1 portobello mushroom, chopped inot chunks
1/2 c. dry sherry (a dry wed wine works just as well)
3/4 c. heavy cream
1 tsp. flour
2 tsp. tarragon
salt, pepper to taste

Heat butter in skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook until translucent. Add mushrooms and coat with butter, cook about 5 minutes. Add sherry and cook until liquid is reduced by half. Mix cream with flour in a seperate dish, taking care that the flour is completely dissolved. Add cream and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer one minute. Add in seasoning (and water, if necessary to thin). It should be the consistancy of a gravy. Serve over croissants.

1 comment April 22nd, 2006

Orange and Honey French Toast

This is the BEST recipe ever!
From: Barefoot Contessa
Serves: 8-10
Total time: About 30 minutes

6 eggs
1 and 1/2 c. half and half (or whole milk)
pinch salt
1 tbsp. honey
1/2 tsp. orange zest
1/2 tsp. vanilla
Butter for frying and bread for dipping

Combine ingredients. Dip bread to cover both sides and fry in butter until browned.

Add comment January 17th, 2006

Easy Banana Bread

Total Time Needed: 1 hr.
Active Time: 15 min.
Makes 2 loaves

1 box yellow cake mix
1 package instant banana cream pudding
1/2 c. water
1/2 c. vegetable oil
2 ripe bananas mashed
4 eggs
1 c. chopped pecans (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix all ingredients. Pour into 2 greased loaf pans. Bake for 40-45 min.

Note: This is a recipe from Real Simple magazine

1 comment December 27th, 2005

Strawberry Bread

Total Time Needed: 1 hr. 15 min.
Active Time: 20 min.
Serves: 2 loaves

3 c. Flour
2 c. sugar
1 tsp. Baking soda
1 tsp. Salt
2 10-oz. package of frozen strawberries
4 well beaten eggs
1 c. vegetable oil
(save 1/2 c. berries and juice for spread)
8 oz. cream cheese

Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix all dry ingredients. Pour all liquid including berries (less half cup for spread) at once and mix well. Grease and sugar two loaf pans. Bake for 1 hr.

To make the spread, Mix cream cheese and 1/2 c. berries and juice.

Add comment December 27th, 2005


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