1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup confectioners'
1 cup milk
3 tablespoons butter,
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 bananas, halved
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup packed brown
1/4 teaspoon ground
1/8 teaspoon ground
1/4 cup half-and-half
1 1/2 cups whipped heavy
1 pinch ground cinnamon
Sift flour and powdered
sugar into a mixing bowl.
Add eggs, milk, butter,
vanilla, and salt.
Beat until smooth.
Heat a lightly greased 6 inch skillet.
Add about 3 tablespoons batter.
Tilt skillet so that batter spreads to
almost cover the bottom of skillet.
Cook until lightly browned; turn and brown
the other side.
Repeat process with remaining batter.
Grease skillet as needed.
Melt 1/4 cup butter in a large skillet.
Stir in brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Stir in cream and cook until slightly
Add half of the bananas at a time to
Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, spooning sauce over
Remove from heat.
Roll a crepe around each banana half and
place on serving platter.
Spoon sauce over crepes.
Top with whipped cream and a pinch of
Perfect Scrambled Eggs
1 (5 ounce) can
2 tablespoons butter
salt and pepper to taste
In a bowl, whisk the eggs and milk until
In a skillet, heat butter until hot.
Add egg mixture; cook and stir over
medium-low heat until eggs are completely
Season with salt and pepper.
(Optional: Sprinkle freshly chopped
parsley or freshly chopped chives on top.)
1/4 teaspoon baking
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
6 medium potatoes,
peeled and shredded
1/2 cup finely chopped
1/4 cup vegetable oil
In a large bowl, beat together eggs, flour,
baking powder, salt, and pepper.
Mix in potatoes and onion.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium
In batches, drop heaping tablespoonfuls of
the potato mixture into the skillet.
Press to flatten.
Cook about 3 minutes on each side, until
browned and crisp.
Drain on paper towels.
May be served with apple sauce.
Baked Ham Strata
9 slices bread, torn
into bite size pieces
1/2 cup diced fresh
1/2 cup chopped green
16 ounces Cheddar
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 cups cubed cooked ham
2 cups milk
Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
Layer half of the torn bread in the bottom
of the dish.
Sprinkle the mushrooms and green bell pepper
evenly over the bread layer.
Sprinkle with half of the cheese.
Top with remaining bread pieces, then layer
with the onion and ham.
Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Whisk together eggs and milk; pour over the
Cover with aluminum foil, and
refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Bake covered for 35 minutes.
Remove foil and bake for an additional 15
minutes, or until top is evenly brown.