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Saturday, May 12, 2012

Simple Every Day. . .

Simple every day. . .

On Crooked Creek. . .I'm afraid NOT!

Most days On Crooked Creek,
it's the usual. . . bowl of Cheerios, orange juice and black coffee!
The weekends ~ now that's quite a bit different! Simple, s l o w Saturday and Sunday!

Beginning with our favorite breakfast fruit. . .Texas Red Grapefruit!

Followed by a new recipe On Crooked Creek,
Cheddar ~ Bacon Wake ~ Up Casserole!

This is one of those "keeper" recipes!
Made the night before. . .
                               pop it in the fridge. . .pop it in the oven. . .
                                                                      simple every day breakfast!

4oz. dry French Bread, cut into 3/4 inch cubes (4 cups).
1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar Cheese

4 slices Bacon, crisp~cooked, drained and crumbled
   (OR. . . 1 cup diced cooked Ham)

2cups Milk
4 Eggs, slightly beaten
2 TBSP. snipped, fresh Italian Flat~Leaf Parsley

1/2 tsp. Mustard
1/4 tsp. freshly ground Black Pepper
1/8 tsp. Onion Powder

In a large bowl toss together the bread cubes, cheddar cheese, and the cooked bacon (OR ham).

In a medium bowl whisk together milk, eggs, parsley, mustard, pepper, and onion powder.

Pour over the bread mixture in the casserole.
Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours or up to 24 hours.

Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree oven for 40 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
Serves: 6.

Country Home Magazine Dec/Jan 2008
                                                                  stated to Just Add Fruit!

But ~
On Crooked Creek ~
           not only did we add fruit. . .we added Apricot Coffee Cake!

My dear friend, Martha,
                           @ Lines From Linderhof Apricot Coffee Cake!

Now this is the simple every day breakfast
                "Mr. Ed" and I could get use to having
                              On Crooked Creek. . .

Until next time. . .

On Crooked Creek is joining our gracious hostess Yvonne @ StoneGable for On The Menu Monday! Be sure to visit StoneGable for delicious menu choices that are mouth watering for your families menus!
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