Friday, December 24, 2010

Christmas Morning Life Saver

16 slices of bread - crust removed
Cooked back bacon or ham
Sharp Cheddar Cheese
6 eggs
1/2 tsp - Salt
1/2 tsp - Pepper
1 tsp - Dry Mustard
1/4 Cup - Onion
1/4 Cup - Green Pepper
2 tsp - Worcestershire
3 Cups - 2% Milk
Tabasco Sauce
1/4 lb - Butter
Cornflakes or Special K

In a buttered 9" x 13" baking dish put 8 slices of bread.  Add pieces to cover the bottom of the dish entirely.  Cover bread with back Bacon or ham slices.  Lay slices of cheddar cheese on top and then cover with slices of bread (like making a sandwich)

In a bowl beat the eggs, salt and pepper.  To egg mixture add dry mustard, onion, green pepper, Worcestershire sauce, milk and Tabasco.  Pour over sandwich.  Cover and let stand in the fridge overnight.

Cooking Instructions:
In the morning, preheat oven to 350

Melt 1/4 lb butter and pour over top.  Cover with crushed cornflakes or special K.

Bake 1 hour and let stand for 10 minutes before serving

This Freezes well in separate portions of in the pan.

French Onion Soup

1 tbsp - Butter
2 tsp - Flour
1 Can - Consomme
1 Can - Water
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 1/2 Cups - Croutons

Finley slice onion, in a skillet melt the butter.  Cook the onions until slightly brown.  Sprinkle with flout and cook on low heat until golden  - DO NOT BURN

Add the Consomme and water
Bring to a boil stirring constantly with a wooden spoon.  Turn the heat down and simmer gently for 20 minutes

Place in the bowls and add the croutons and the amount of Parmesan cheese

Please in oven on broil until the top is a golden brown.