To Dany Vega and her crew in setting up, serving, and cleaning up from the Valentine's Brunch today!
What an awesome time!
And for those who asked here are two of the recipes:
OVERNIGHT FRENCH TOAST (from cooks.com)
1 loaf French bread
¾ cup milk
¼ teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 – 20OZ bag frozen strawberries
1 cup sugar.
Cut bread into 8 thick slices. Combine eggs, milk, baking powder and vanilla. Grease baking dish; place bread in dish. Pour egg mixture over bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight. In morning, combine strawberries, sliced bananas, sugar and nutmeg. Pour over bread. Bake in 450 degree oven for 20-25 minutes. Serves 8.
Breakfast Casserole (Emeril Lagasse)
1 cup half and half
2 tablespoons green onions chopped
Salt and pepper
Butter to grease pans
6 - one inch thick slices of crusty white bread (I used French bread)
1 pound spicy or mild pork breakfast sausage
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
In a small bowl beat the eggs until they loosen up. Add the half and half and green onions. Mix well. Highly season with salt and pepper and set aside. Butter a 12x10 inch baking pan. Line the pan with the bread, cutting and rearranging the bread, if needed. Sprinkle the bread with the cooked sausage and cheese. Pour the egg mixture over the entire pan. Cover and refrigerate overnight. The next morning pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Cook covered for 25-30 minutes or until egg mixture is set.