Yes, I did exactly what you think I did with these savory French toast BLTs, but first, let me just say that we are We are french toast FANATICS in my house. The Southern daughter has said to me more than once over the years that when she comes home for a visit it is going to be to see me and her dad and to eat some of my homemade french toast. (At least we are in first place!). As a result, I am always pondering new french toast recipes and up until now they have all been variations on the sweet breakfast version. Until I realized that french toast and a BLT could be combined for a dinner version. It’s the same basic concept — bread soaked in egg and fried — but oh, man…this time with chives and fresh ground pepper in the egg, and with a bacon, lettuce and tomato topping. I KNOW. Let’s make it!
There are grilled cheese sandwiches, and then there are Grilled Cheese Sandwiches. I have always been helplessly enthralled with any menu that has the words Croque Monsieur on it. Because that basically translates to a rocking great grilled cheese sandwich that involves thin-sliced ham, swiss cheese, an egg batter that the whole thing has been dipped in, and some deep-frying. Usually with some fries on the side, to make sure your calorie intake is high enough.So imagine this: the very same thing…except instead of the swiss cheese, you use Brie cheese. Melty, silky, can’t get enough of it Brie. You’re with me, right? LET’S MAKE ONE.
I think this MAY be the most delicious thing I have ever made, eaten, seen, smelled or otherwise come in any contact with over the course of my entire life. This, my friends, is called a Kentucky Hot Brown, and my only regret is that I have gotten to the ripe old age of…well, neverRead More & Get the Recipe
I thought I knew everything there was to know about french toast, but as it turns out, there was one vital trick I wasn’t aware of, and that is that you can caramelize the outside of it with one very easy extra step. Yep, I said caramelize. Can you STAND it? All the creamy, comforting goodness of french toast, but with a thin, slightly crispy caramel coating on the outside.
French toast is my secret weapon when it comes to teenagers. No matter how embarrassing I manage to be as a mom (yes! as a matter of fact I DO have Single Ladies on my Ipod, and I am going to sing it. Loudly. And yes, I realize I might have gotten the lyrics wrong,Read More & Get the Recipe
This recipe is the living breathing proof that you can find a good recipe pretty much anywhere you go if you just pay attention. I work in the heart of midtown Manhattan, and every morning instead of doing the healthy, responsible thing and walking from the Port Authority Bus Terminal to my office, I hopRead More & Get the Recipe