Delightful "Breakfast Recipes" for Dad's Special Day!


Also excellent for a "Birthday Breakfast".






Sausage  Gravy  with  Biscuits






1 (12 ounce) package maple flavored "Breakfast Sausage" 

3 tablespoons butter  

1/4 cup all-purpose flour  

3 cups milk 

salt and pepper to taste 







Place sausage in a large, deep skillet.

Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown.

Remove sausage with a slotted spoon, leaving the drippings in the pan.

Stir in the butter until melted.

Add flour, and stir until smooth.

Reduce heat to medium, and cook until light brown.


Gradually whisk in milk, and cook until thickened.

Season with salt and pepper, and stir in cooked sausage.

Reduce heat, and simmer for 12 to 15 minutes.

(If gravy becomes too thick, stir in a little more milk.)


Serve over biscuits or corn bread.



Yields - 4 servings






French  Toast







6 thick slices bread 

2 eggs

2/3 cup milk 

salt and pepper to taste

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional) 

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg (optional)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional) 







Beat together egg, milk, salt, desired spices and vanilla.


Heat a lightly oiled or buttered griddle or skillet over medium-high flame.


Dunk each slice of bread in egg mixture, soaking both sides.

Place in pan and cook on both sides until golden.


Serve hot. 



(Optional:  Sprinkle with powdered sugar, or may be served with freshly cut fruit.)




Yields - 3 servings






Breakfast  Burritos







10 (10 inch) flour tortillas  

1 (12 ounce) package maple flavored "Breakfast Sausage" 

1/2 cup diced red or green pepper 

1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion 

8 eggs, lightly beaten  

1/2 cup cream cheese, room temperature     

1/2 cup grated Monterey Jack cheese 

1 cup salsa







Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.


Wrap tortillas in foil and place in oven to warm.


Crumble and cook sausage and peppers in skillet over medium heat until browned.

Pour in beaten eggs and onion and continue to cook.


In a separate bowl, combine cream cheese and Monterey Jack cheese.


On each tortilla, spread a thin layer of cheese mixture.

Top with sausage, peppers and egg mixture.

Roll up and serve with salsa.


Yields - 10 servings







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