BED & BREAKFAST
COMMENTS FROM GUESTS:
"Margo was so wonderful about accommodating my low carb diet preference. I had tasty low carb pancakes one day and Mexican eggs the second morning. Everything was freshly made, which I find is not common these days when you stay places.."
Brioche French Toast
12 one inch slices of Brioche or challah bread
2 cups of half and half
3 tablespoons Gran Marnier or Amaretto liqueur
Pinch of salt
Blend eggs, cream and flavoring together.
Butter skillet, place French toast pieces in medium heat skillet to brown on each side. Be careful not to brown too hot or too quickly or the middle will not be done.
1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds
Fresh fruit, peaches and berries
Whipping cream or yogurt to top
Slice fruit. And sprinkle with sugar if needed. Top French toast with fruit, whipping cream, and mint sprig. Sprinkle a few almonds and dust with powdered sugar lightly to serve.
Serve with fruit syrup if desired
Killer Yeast Waffles
Note: These must be started the night before.
1/2 cup warm water poured into a warm large ceramic or glass bowl.
1 package of dry yeast
sprinkle yeast on water and let stand 5 minutes
Warm 2 cups of milk and stir into yeast/water mixture.
Blend in 2 and 1/4 cups flour, 1 teaspoon sugar and 1 teaspoon salt
When smooth, add 1 cube melted butter and stir until smooth.
Cover bowl with Saran Wrap and let stand overnight. It will rise and then reduce down.
In the morning, add two large eggs that have been beaten with a scant 1/4 teaspoon baking soda and blend into the batter.
Allow to sit a few minutes before pouring into waffle cooker.
Makes eight waffles.
Ham and Mushroom Quiche
1 pie crust(your favorite recipe or pre made
1/2 cup sliced crimini mushrooms
1/2 large red onion
3 Tab. Butter
1&1/2 cups diced ham
2 cups shredded Guyere cheese
1 Tab flour
1 cup heavy cream
1 cup half&half.
1/8 tea nutmeg
1 Tab sherry
5 large eggs.
Heat oven to 425 degrees
# Place pie crust in 9 inch pan, cover with foil that has nonstick spray, pushing it down.
This will set crust and prevent shrinking and over browning. Bake 10-12 minutes., remove, turn oven temperature down to 325 degrees.
# Slice mushrooms and onions and sauté in butter until lightly browned and liquid is absorbed. Let cool, add cubed ham.
# in a large bowl mix eggs, creams, nutmeg, sherry. Toss flour in cheese and add to egg mixture.
# In "set " pie crust, remove foil, add one cup egg mixture, top with ham and mushroom mixture, cover with remaining egg mixture.
# Return to oven at the 325 temperature. Bake 50 to 60 minutes. Check middle to make sure it is completely cooked.
Allow to cool 15 minutes before serving.