Published November 1, 2001.
The right blend of four staple ingredients—bread, eggs, cheese, and cream—produces a savory breakfast casserole that's simple and satisfying.
Many recipes for this savory bread pudding are soggy and laden with excessive custard and ingredients, rendering a simple casserole an overindulgence in both preparation and consumption.
A breakfast strata with complementary fillings and flavorings, and just enough richness to satisfy.
Butter whole, dried bread slices for texture, richness, and appearance, carefully select a few complementary ingredients for the filling, then sauté them to remove excess moisture and prevent the casserole from becoming waterlogged. Weigh the strata down overnight for improved texture, and bake the following morning for a perfect make-ahead breakfast.list of recipes