Mini Croissant French Toast with Fresh Cherries

Mini Crossiant French Toast with Fresh Cherries

Nothing ever goes to waste in a Cook’s Kitchen……

Stale bread can be used to make breadcrumbs, croutons for soups and salads, and bread pudding. And in this case, mini croissants were used to make a delicious breakfast favorite, French Toast.

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Cherries Are In Season……

Cherries Are In Season......

Life Really Is a Bowl Full of Cherries……and they are now in season!

Bright red and delicious, cherries are full of health benefits when we add them to our diets. Cherries are full of fiber, Vitamin C and antioxidants.They also contain cyanidin, which is anti-inflammatory a that helps with aching muscles and joints. Cherries also contain the highest amount of natural Melatonin which is known to regulate the rhythmic patterns of the body.

One cup of cherries are only 90 calories and for a healthy snack, just add a handful of cherries to cottage cheese or Greek yogurt for a perfect pick me up. Cherries are also that perfect snack, especially those who are on the go.

Sweet or dark cherries are usually used for eating and snacking, while the tart cherry is used for cooking and recipes. Just about every body loves bing cherries, but they should be eaten with care though……..they have pits in them!

So go ahead, enjoy a bowl full of cherries, today.





Fried Chicken and Buttermilk Biscuits with Pepper Jam

There is nothing like having jam, jelly or honey on a hot buttered biscuit……

Mrs. Miller’s Jellies and Jams are manufactured the old fashion way, by hand, at Kauffman’s Fruit Farm and Market found in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Kauffman’s “Bird-In-Hand Brand” Orchard Products have been recognized and enjoyed since the early 1900’s and has consistently produced products for five generations.

If you cannot find Mrs. Miller’s products in your local supermarket, you can definitely order on line at:

http://www.kauffmansfruitfarm.com

 

 

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Mrs. Miller’s Pepper Jam is the perfect sweet and hot condiment that also pairs well with  fried chicken.

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Also try using  pepper jam as a finishing glaze for pork ribs for an extra kick in the flavor profile!