Sunday, February 26, 2012

Brunch JIMMY DEAN'sausage Casserole







 Brunch Casserole ( Jimmy Dean's sausage roll).
JIMMY DEAN, best known today as the creator of the brand Jimmy Dean Sausage, he became a national television personality starting in 1957, rising to fame for his 1961 country crossover hit  "Big Bad John" and his television series,"the Jimmy Dean Show" (Wikipedia)
 This is a very good casserole, for lunch, it is testy, easy to make, and is very appreciated:
 

Ingredients:

1 package  sausage roll /Jimmy Dean/ - crumbled
4 cups cubed day old bread
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
10 eggs -- slightly beaten (10 egg beater, is a very good choice)
4 cups milk
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
Fresh ground pepper -- to taste
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms -- optional
1/2 cup peeled, chopped tomatoes -- optional
Directions:

Place bread cubes in well-buttered 13x9-inch baking dish. It is better if you use yesterday bread, not to be too soft.

 Sprinkle with cheese.



 Combine the next 6 ingredients:
10 eggs -- slightly beaten (10 egg beater, is a very good choice)
4 cups milk
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
Fresh ground pepper -- to taste
1/2 cup sliced mushrooms -- optional
1/2 cup peeled, chopped tomatoes -- optional
  Pour evenly over the bread and cheese.



 Sprinkle sausage and optional ingredients over the top. 

Cover and chill overnight. 



Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Bake uncovered for about 1 hour. Tent with foil if it begins to brown too quickly.

CHOCOLATE PASCA (EASTER) /pasca cu ciocolata ( my mom's)/

My mom's recipe, (romanian): Se pune de cu seara 1kg smantana pe un servet, deasupra unei tavi cu malai. A doua zi dimineata...