When Abby shared some of her favorite things of fall, I knew it was time for me to put a pot of apples on the stove. Apples are plentiful this time of year in the United States. Not only are they available at farmers markets but even the grocery stores are selling from new crops.Cooked apples compliment a breakfast casserole, work perfectly as a brunch side dish, or … [Read more...] about Autumn’s Best Cooked Apples
From a recent visit to our friends in Sewanee we came away with armloads of fresh out-of-their-garden produce!We don't have a garden this year and the summer's bounty was such a lovely gift! I did the usual cucumber and onion salad, a luscious southern squash casserole, and then a super vegetable stir fry. But, if you have been with me on My Daily Bread for very long … [Read more...] about Summer’s Bounty Quiche
I have been MIA from my blog for almost a month! Yikes! I am so sorry. But the good part for me is that this summer we have spent time with almost all of our children, grandchildren, and one great-grandson! We have only missed seeing one granddaughter (miss you Abbey) and one darling little great-granddaughter, who we will see this fall. This has been quite exciting for us … [Read more...] about Baked Blueberry Cream French Toast
Here is the problem ... these pictures don't do these sticky biscuits justice. I have tried on several occasions to take just the right picture to make you want to pluck the biscuit right off the page and gobble it up. Well, let me back up ....Last spring I was at a Community Bible Study leadership retreat at a beautiful conference center in middle Tennessee called … [Read more...] about Sticky Biscuits
My step-son Bryan was coming for a visit and he sent me a picture of a mile-high biscuit from a restaurant in California, commenting about the "best biscuit" he ever ate. To a slightly competitive cook that was basically throwing down the gauntlet!Whenever the kids come home the Chief's biscuits and gravy are always on the breakfast menu. My Chief gravy maker use to make … [Read more...] about Buttermilk Biscuits & The Chief’s Legendary Gravy
Summer weekends and holidays are often times filled with family and friends visiting. Today I am highlighting a few of my favorite breakfast recipes I enjoy making when we have company.I always start with this Praline French Toast. This is a very simple recipe and your family and friends will flip over it. This makes a fairly sweet dish so you may want to serve … [Read more...] about Summer Weekend and Holiday Breakfast Ideas
In 2004 the Chief and I bought this lovely home to run as a bed and breakfast. In the 3 years that followed we hosted over 1,000 men, women (and a few children!) at our breakfast table.In this 174-year-old home antebellum home, Mother's Day was an extra-special day because we treated the mothers staying with us to breakfast in bed!This room was our Black Walnut … [Read more...] about Breakfast In Bed For Mom? Praline French Toast! Yes Ma’am!
Pretty much every Thursday I make breakfast food for dinner. It is that time of the week where I am out of ideas, just plain tired, or I am hungry for a breakfast that doesn't begin and end with oatmeal.This past week I knew I had eggs, cheese, a little bit of leftover bacon, and a cup of (leftover) turkey sausage. In my freezer I had some Pillsbury frozen biscuits. … [Read more...] about Bacon, Egg & Biscuit Casserole / Breakfast, Brunch or Dinner / John 21:12
Happy Friday! I took this picture last year when visiting family in California. When I read this scripture from Ephesians this morning I thought of the prickly cactus that can represent the hurtful things in our life like bitterness, anger and wrath. But the little yellow bloom reminds me the Apostle Paul tells us to reverse anger with forgiveness, loving kindness and … [Read more...] about Blueberry Puff Pastry, Broccoli Straws Breakfast Quiche, Soul Food Ephesians 4:31
Have you ever heard laziness is the mother of invention? No? Well, maybe I just made that up! I was preparing to make Apple Sage Sausage Balls for a brunch I was attending at Community Bible Study and the recipe calls for dehydrated onion. It was at that moment I remembered I had forgotten to buy some on my last visit to Costco. Dang.I was in the middle of cooking … [Read more...] about Apple Sage Sausage Balls Revisited
If you have followed this blog very long you will know that I am a BIG fan of Community Bible Study. Their website tells us "Community Bible Study is an interdenominational Bible study for the community. We offer a wide range of courses in classes throughout the United States and welcome people from all backgrounds and levels of Bible knowledge. Since 1975, Community Bible … [Read more...] about Sausage Pinwheels for Community Bible Study
Can anyone tell me why 2 pancakes, 2 eggs, and a piece of bacon typically cost $3.99 or $4.99 at a restaurant and ONE WAFFLE will set you back $5.99?Recently we were at our favorite breakfast place and my sweet-lovin' husband said, "I think I'll have a blueberry waffle today." Since we typically order different items and then share everything, I said I would order some … [Read more...] about Blueberry Waffles and Homemade Blueberry Sauce
Two years ago today I wrote and posted my first blog post on My Daily Bread Body and Soul. 421 posts later I realize I have never shared my favorite, "go-to" breakfast casserole! How can that be? I have made this casserole over a hundred times .... and that isn't even an exaggeration! :) When serving breakfast at Walnut Grove Bed and Breakfast this casserole was a staple. … [Read more...] about Overnight Egg, Sausage and Cheese Casserole
On the heals of my recent debacle with my Kitchen Aid mixer, my long-time friend and often-times adviser Sue, wrote to me saying, "Any luck getting your Kitchen Aid fixed? You make waaay too hard recipes. Your equipment is telling you something. Well, trying anyway." I will pretend I didn't see that "well, trying anyway" remark and take heed of her suggestion for some … [Read more...] about Company’s Coming Cinnamon Roll French Toast!
One day out of the month at Community Bible Study we have a fellowship day. Members bring food to share. It is a special time of fun, food, and lots of talking, laughing, and praying! Last month one of our friends brought an Onion Quiche. I wasn't a part of her group for the fellowship time but afterwards, gathered around a big counter in the kitchen, she gave me a sliver of … [Read more...] about Quiche with French Fried Onions