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Crème brûlée french toasts

Crème brûlée french toasts
Filed under the very large category of Things Pretty Much Every New Yorker Already Knew About But Was News To Me (don’t bother trying to hail a cab after noon on a Friday, filthy stoops are irresistible for the chill-minded set, etc.), the City Bakery on 18th Street has some astoundingly good French toast on Sunday mornings. It’s also astoundingly expensive, as things will go at a bakery with sweets like you can’t find anywhere else and an iron grip on its original recipes. Their version is a ridiculously thick wedge of battered bread with a caramelized lid that requires no syrup or other accompaniment — well, except maybe some crispy salty strips of bacon — to make it sing. Of course, I’m not trying to make their French toast, I would leave that to their expertise. The snafu me and my poor little middle fingertip — leading to countless, “Look what I hurt today!” Crème Brûlée French Toasts Makes 6 servings Topping 2/3 cup granulated sugar Preheat oven to 325.

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Blueberry Oatmeal Crumble Bars Blueberry Oatmeal Crumble bars with crumbly oats, plump and juicy blueberries and a hint of lemon make these crumble bars the perfect snack or dessert. These bars are super easy to make, taste delicious and wonderful for those upcoming summer cookouts, picnics, or pot lucks. They have the picture perfect balance of fruity, tangy and crumbly. You might have noticed that these oatmeal crumble bars are similar to the Blueberry Crumble Bars that I shared with you in January, except with these the crust and crumble have crunchy oats.

Nutella Mug Cake Bring Your Child's Favorite Characters to Life with These Disney-Themed Lunches Healthy Mickey-Shaped PB&J Muffins: A Breakfast the Whole Family with Love A Yummy Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe Even the Pickiest Eaters Will Love homemade pop tarts I never had a Pop-Tart until college. I realize that for some people this may cause a shocked reaction on par with my husband’s the time I told him I’ve never watched Goonies before (or Jacob’s, upon discovering the internet). Obviously I grew up under a rock, right? Thus, given my proximity to concrete-like materials you’d think I have been better prepared for the texture of the one I purchased from the vending machine in the basement of my freshman dorm (not at 4 a.m. or anything, either, nope, not this angel!). But I was not.

How to Make Proper Barbecue Chicken There's a lot of misconception when it comes to "barbecue." The problem is the word itself. It's used as a synonym for grilling, refers to the grill itself, or to the meat being grilled; it also has a sauce named after it; and sometimes it's just the word for the party itself held outdoors in somebody's backyard. What, actually, is "barbecue"? American purists see things a little differently. To them, "barbecue" is a wonderful Southern tradition of slow-cooking with indirect heat and woodsmoke to transform cuts of meat, often inexpensive ones, into succulent, unbelievably delicious results.

Sunrise Sandwich We are firm believers in the splendors of the original Egg McMuffin, along with many of the other ready-to-eat breakfast sandwiches that have followed in its wake. But not all handheld breakfast bites are so virtuous, many of them being flooded with excessive carbs and fat. And even the McMuffin can be greatly improved upon, which is exactly what we do here, subbing in lean turkey for Canadian bacon, adding lycopene-rich tomato, and crowning it all with a spread of heart-healthy guacamole. You'll Need: 1 tsp canola or olive oil 1 egg Salt and black pepper to taste 2 oz smoked turkey breast 1 slice American, Cheddar, or pepper Jack cheese 1 thick slice tomato 1 whole-wheat English muffin, split and toasted 1 Tbsp Guacamole or Wholly Guacamole How to Make It: * Heat the oil in a small nonstick skillet or saute pan over medium heat until hot. Add the egg and gently fry until the white is set but the yolk is still runny, about 5 minutes.

Honeyed Pears in Puff Pastry Poaching fruit is one of my favorite things to do when cold weather arrives. It's so warming to stand over a boiling pot of fragrant spices and lose yourself in thought. When I made these, I couldn't help but daydream as I stirred; if I were a pear... I wouldn't want to spend my days on the shelf of a cold produce department. blueberry crumb bars I uploaded pictures of this recipe yesterday onto Flickr, but didn’t get to telling you all about it because I was feeling a little lackadaisical after that whole seven days in a row of posting thing. Three hours later, I received this comment: “Omg, post the recipe already!” Hmmph! I thought. Red Velvet Crêpes I rolled my eyes at the red velvet cake trend, but now I can’t get enough. I’ll make any excuse to have ‘cake’ for breakfast– here’s my take on a classic. Red Velvet Crepes (Makes about 24, 8″ crepes) Ingredients: – 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour - 1 teaspoon baking powder - 1/2 teaspoon baking soda - 1/4 teaspoon salt - 3 tablespoons sugar - 2 cups butter milk - 1 1/4 cup whole or lowfat milk - 1 large egg - 1 teaspoon vanilla extract - 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder, sifted - 1 tablespoon red food color gel - 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted + 2 tablespoons cooking oil (for pan) *Update: Because the buttermilk lends to the acidity of this batter, do not substitute the baking soda for extra baking powder.

Breakfast Tacos Corn tortillas stuffed with eggs, veggies, cheese, and salsa make a perfect start to the day Americans have been taco crazy for decades, yet most of us have never thought of the tortilla as a breakfast food. Not the case in Austin, Texas, where the 99-cent tacos stuffed with scrambled eggs, beans, and salsa mark the beginning of the day for many a local.

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