Breakfast Goodies

Hi Everyone!!

I hope you all had a wonderful Valentine’s weekend with your honey, and maybe watching some Olympics.

Today’s recipes come as a request from my friend Brenda, in Outer Banks, North Carolina (who had snow last week – haha).. We have used this breakfast casserole for Christmas morning for years. It is so convenient to make it the night before.  Hope you enjoy it, Brenda! For good measure I also have goodies for you. Who wouldn’t like cheesecake for breakfast? This recipe came from a friend, Carol who does some catering and also works with my daughter. These are easy and scrumptious. I take requests! If you are looking for something, leave me a note in the blog and I will post it.

Coming soon: SOUP! I recently reconnected with an old friend that calls himself the Soup King! He has promised to send some great recipes. I have a few of my own. There is nothing more satisfying on a cold night like a good bowl of soup!

We are supposed to get lots more snow today (we haven’t melted off the 19 or so inches from last week yet…), so it’s a good time to test soup recipes (hurry, John – get those sent!) and make breakfast casserole!

Just had to show you a picture of who I cuddle with on these cold northern, winter days. This is Georgia (chocolate) and Murphy (black), my sweet 1 yr old labs. Happy cooking!

Scrambled Egg Casserole

1/2 c. butter or margarine, divided

2 tbl. flour

1/2 teas. salt

1/8 teas pepper

2 c. milk

1 c. shredded cheddar cheese

1 c. cubed cooked ham (if you don’t have leftovers, use lunchmeat)

1/4 c. sliced green onions

12 eggs,  beaten

1 can (4oz) slices mushrooms, drained

1-1/2 soft bread crumbs

additional sliced green onions for garnish

—–> In a medium saucepan, melt 2 tbls butter. Add flour, salt and pepper. Cook and stir til mixture begins to bubble. Gradually stir in milk. Cook until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add cheese, mix well, and set aside.

In a large skillet, saute ham and onions in 3 tbls butter til onions are tender. Add eggs, cook and stir til they begin to set.Add mushrooms and cheese sauce, mix well. Pour into a greased 13 x 9 baking dish. Melt remaining butter, toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over top of casserole. Cover and refrigerate 2-3 hours or overnight. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 25 – 30 minutes or til top is golden brown. Sprinkle green onions on top.

Carol’s Breakfast Dessert Cheesecake

2 tubes of crescent rolls

2 – 80z cream cheese, softened

1-1/2 teas vanilla

1/4 c. butter

1 c. sugar

cinnamon and sugar

—–> Roll out one tube of crescent rolls flat in a greased 13 x 9 pan. In a bowl, mix cream cheese, vanilla and 1 c. sugar together and spread on flat roll. Top with remaining crescents, rolled out and 1/4 c butter melted. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar. Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes.

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3 Responses to “Breakfast Goodies”

  1. Gwen Lenart Says:

    i haven’t eaten yet and this is making me drool (like your babies) whats for breakfast. I’m starved see ya in the morning. love ya

  2. jodie markel Says:

    can’t wait to try all,you truly have a lot of talent sys God Bless

  3. jodie markel Says:

    can’t wait to try all,you truly have a lot of talent sys God Bless
    by the way you helped me with a recipe i needed buttermilk lol

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