I Found the Challah!

Here's what you do when you find the challah that your mother brought to celebrate on Friday night but that you forgot to set out because you hid it from thieving dogs.

Make French toast.

It seems particularly appropriate that the Medieval reference in France to stale soaked bread fried up in fat is “pain perdu” or “lost bread”.

It's really a no recipe recipe but I shall list the ingredients anyway.

1/2 – ish loaf of challah or stale bread of choice sliced 3/4 inch thick

3 eggs

1 cup milk

1 tablespoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste or vanilla

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Juice from 1/2 clementine

Pinch of salt

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Whisk everything but the bread. Soak bread slices, both sides. Melt butter in the skillet. Fry bread both sides. Serve with jam, syrup, honey or Nutella!

Good for breakfast, lunch or dinner – B

 

Published by Betsy Karetnick

Dynamic lifestyle broadcaster, journalist, and media expert. Brand builder. Innovator. Producer. Experienced in business development and all aspects of media. Extensive experience on a national platform attracting and retaining an audience by mixing entertainment and education on lifestyle issues including cooking, cleaning, crafting, organizing, personal finance and dining out. Owner and operator of The Portable Garden, northern New Jersey's premier source for exclusive custom event design, special event flowers, container gardens and small scale landscape installations.

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