Brunch Casserole

6 eggs 2 cups milk 1-1/2cups shredded cheese (I use a combination of swiss & cheddar) 16 oz sausage 7 slices Italian bread (sliced about 1/2″ to 3/4″ thick) 3 green onions, diced (white and green parts) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp dry mustard Brown the sausage and drain.  Beat the eggs, cut the bread […]

Quick & Easy Jam

If you have a pint of berries sitting around, this will make a quick and easy jam. 1 pint berries 1/8 to 1/4 c sugar 2 tsp instant tapioca squirt of lemon juice Bring all ingredients to a boil in a small saucepan.  After it reaches a full boil (meaning it’s still boiling when you […]

Chocolate Raspberry Tart

From Martha Stewart 32 chocolate wafer cookies (about 8 ounces) 2 tablespoons sugar Coarse salt 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, melted 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips 1 1/4 cups heavy cream 1 1/2 cups fresh raspberries (6 ounces) Preheat oven to 350. In a food processor, combine cookies, sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Process […]

Apricot Almond Bars

From Living the Pie Life ▪ 2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour (365 g) ▪ 1 1/3 cup sugar (280 g) ▪ 1 teaspoon cinnamon ▪ 1 teaspoon kosher salt ▪ 3 sticks (1 ½ cups) cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2- inch cubes ▪ 4 large egg yolks ▪ 2 teaspoon vanilla ▪ 1 1/4 […]

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

3 to 4 large yams or sweet potatoes 1 large onion, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups shredded parmesan cheese 1 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese 1½ to 2 cups heavy cream fresh chopped herbs (2 Tbsp. rosemary, 1 tsp. thyme, 1 tsp. oregano, 1 tsp. sage) salt & pepper Preheat oven to 325 degrees. […]

Ed’s Brownies

The latest in my quest for the perfect not-too-cakey, not-too-fudgey brownie. 2/3 cup flour 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup shortening 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla 2 oz Baker’s unsweetened baking chocolate Preheat oven to 350. Melt the shortening and chocolate together. Whisk the eggs and sugar together well. […]