Kitchen Hint of the Day!

August 10, 2019 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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No toaster needed…………..

For a different type of toast, lightly butter a slice of bread on both sides and cook it in a waffle iron. Enjoy!

Breakfast for Dinner w/ Eggs, Hash Browns, Turkey Sausage, and Whole Grain Toast

June 15, 2019 at 6:32 PM | Posted in Aunt Millie's, Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, Simply Potatoes | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Breakfast for Dinner w/ Eggs, Hash Browns, Turkey Sausage, and Whole Grain Toast

 

 

 

To start my day off I prepared a Jimmy Dean Scramble Cup – Crumbled Turkey Sausage, Shredded Cheddar Cheese, Egg Whites. Also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea to get this morning started. Rain and thunderstorms passing by most of the day, high of 77 degrees. Got the leaf blower and cleaned off the driveway and then swept the shed out. After Lunch I had to trim the vines along the driveway, these grow way too fast! For dinner tonight its a Breakfast Menu! I prepared Eggs, Hash Browns, Turkey Sausage, and Whole Grain Toast.

 

 

 

 

 

Nothing like a hearty, healthy, and delicious Breakfast for Dinner too! I’ll need one Egg, Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, a couple of Jennie – O Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links, and 2 slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread.

 

 

 

 

 

 

So I got out a couple of small skillets and got the toaster ready. Heated up both skillets, sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray in both and added Extra Light Olive Oil to one of them. In the skillet with no Oil I started to fry the Jennie – O Turkey Sausage Links. The skillet with Oil, I prepared the Simply Potatoes Hash Browns. When both were cooked I put each one into separate bowls and set aside.

 

 

 

 

 

Then I started toasting the Bread. Next in the skillet that had the Hashbrowns, I fried my Sunnyside Up Egg. Seasoning the Egg with Morton’s Lite Salt and Ground Black Pepper. When the Toast was done I buttered both slices with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. As the Egg was ready I grabbed a plate and plated everything! And what a Breakfast Dinner! Eggs, Hash Browns, Turkey Sausage, and Toast. For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding topped with Cool Whip Free.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennie – O Lean Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links
A delicious way to start the day with no-gluten links that have 65 percent less fat than pork sausage.

Product Features:
* 65% less fat than regular pork sausage
* Gluten Free
* 14-oz package

Cooking Instructions:
STOVETOP METHOD:
* Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
* Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
* Place links in hot skillet.
* Turn occasionally and cook approximately 15 to 17 minutes.
Always cook to well-done, 165º F. as measured by a meat thermometer in the middle and ends of links.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 48 g Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Calories 65 Dietary Fiber 0 g
Calories From Fat 30 Sugars 0 g
Total Fat 4.0 g Protein 8 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g Vitamin A 0%
Trans Fat .0 g Vitamin C 0%
Cholesterol 35 mg Iron 2%
Sodium 310 mg Calcium 0%
http://www.jennieo.com/products/127-Lean-Turkey-Breakfast-Sausage-Links

 

 


Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns

Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns fry up perfectly to a crisp, golden brown because they’re made from quality potatoes. They’re always fresh, never frozen so you’ll never have to worry about freezer burn. Fresh, delicious potatoes mean you never have to sacrifice great homemade taste.

Nutrition FactsSimply Pot
Serving Size 1/2 cup (81 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 70
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 55mg 2%
Carbohydrates 16.0g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2.0g 8%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 1.0g

http://www.simplypotatoes.com/products/productview.cfm?prid=34

One of America’s Favorites – Poached Egg

May 6, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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A poached egg in a Salad Niçoise

A poached egg is an egg that has been cooked, outside the shell, by poaching (or sometimes steaming), as opposed to simmering or boiling liquid.

This method of preparation is favored for eggs, as it can yield more delicately cooked eggs than cooking at higher temperatures such as with boiling water.

The egg is cracked into a cup or bowl of any size, and then gently slid into a pan of water at approximately 75 Celsius (167 °F) and cooked until the egg white has mostly solidified, but the yolk remains soft. The “perfect” poached egg has a runny yolk, with a hardening crust and no raw white remaining.

Broken into water at the poaching temperature, the white will cling to the yolk, resulting in cooked egg white and runny yolk.

Any given chicken egg contains some egg white that is prone to dispersing into the poaching liquid and cooking into an undesirable foam. To prevent this, the egg can be strained beforehand to remove the thinner component of the egg white. A small amount of vinegar may also be added to the water, as its acidic qualities accelerate the poaching process. Stirring the water vigorously to create a vortex may also reduce dispersion.

A single broken poached egg on 2 pieces of toast

The term “poaching” is used for this method but is actually incorrect. The egg is placed in a cup and suspended over simmering water, using a special pan called an “egg-poacher”. This is usually a wide-bottomed pan with an inner lid, with holes containing a number of circular cups that each hold one egg, with an additional lid over the top. To cook, the pan is filled with water and brought to a simmer, or a gentle boil. The outer lid holds in the steam, ensuring that the heat surrounds the egg completely. The cups are often lubricated with butter in order to effect easy removal of the cooked egg, although non-stick egg poachers are also available.

The result is very similar to the traditional coddled egg, although these steamed eggs are often cooked for longer, and hence are firmer. Eggs so prepared are often served on buttered toast.

Poached eggs are used in the traditional American breakfast/brunch dish Eggs Benedict.

Poached eggs are the basis for many dishes in Louisiana Creole cuisine, such as Eggs Sardou, Eggs Portuguese, Eggs Hussarde and Eggs St. Charles. Creole poached egg dishes are typically served for brunches.

Eggs Benedict, a dish often served for breakfast or brunch.

Several cuisines include eggs poached in soup or broth and served in the soup. In parts of central Colombia, for instance, a popular breakfast item is eggs poached in a scallion/coriander broth with milk, known as changua or simply caldo de huevo (“egg soup”).

The North African dish shakshouka consists of eggs poached in a spicy tomato sauce.

In Italy poached eggs are typically seasoned with grated parmigiano reggiano and butter (or olive oil).

In Korean cuisine, poached eggs are known as suran (수란) and is topped with variety of garnishes such as chili threads, rock tripe threads, and scallion threads.

Turkish dish çılbır consists of poached eggs, yogurt sauce with garlic and butter with red peppers.

In India, fried eggs are most commonly called “poached,” but are sometimes also known as bullseyes, as a reference to “bullseye” targets, or “half-boil” in Southern India, indicating that they are partly cooked. These eggs are “poached” in name only and so do not share the same preparation method as poached eggs in other countries.

 

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

April 5, 2019 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Forget about the toaster…….

If you want to make crispier, more delicious toast, ditch the toaster. Using a skillet can help you keep from burning your bread, and allows you to melt the butter into your bread while cooking it. Also try baking your toast in the oven.

One of America’s Favorites – Ham and Eggs

March 4, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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Ham and eggs

Ham and Eggs is a dish combining various preparations of its main ingredients, ham and eggs. It has been described as a staple of “an old-fashioned American breakfast” and of the traditional English breakfast. It is also served as a lunch and dinner dish. Some notable people have professed an affinity with the dish, such as Duncan Hines and Henry Puyi. Similar dishes include bacon and eggs, Spanish eggs, the Denver omelette and Eggs Benedict.

The term “ham and eggs” and some variations of it have been used in various cultural contexts. It has been used as a slang term in the United States, and has also been used to refer to various entities and events in the United States.

 

 

Ham and eggs served with scrambled eggs

Ham and eggs is a popular dish often served as a breakfast meal in the United States. It is also consumed as a dinner or supper dish, for example in parts of the Southern United States, and is sometimes served as a lunch dish. Eggs served with the dish can be fried, scrambled or poached. Additional ingredients such as tomatoes and seasonings, such as Herbes de Provence, are sometimes used. The dish can be prepared on a stovetop in a skillet or frying pan, and also baked or broiled in an oven.

The pan juices or gravy from the ham is sometimes drizzled atop the eggs to add flavor. The dish’s quality can be enhanced by using high-quality ham and cooking the ingredients over low heat, which prevents overcooking. A recipe for country-style ham and eggs includes reducing cream in the pan after the ham and eggs have been cooked, and then dolloping it atop the dish. Ham and eggs can be accompanied with side dishes such as toast and hash browns, among others.

Bacon and eggs is a similar dish, as is Eggs Benedict, which is prepared using bacon, Canadian bacon or ham and poached eggs as main ingredients. Spanish eggs consists of ham and eggs served atop heavily seasoned boiled rice. Ham and eggs are two of the main ingredients in the Denver omelette.

 

Healthy Breakfast Toast Recipes

February 26, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Breakfast Toast Recipes. Start your day off with these Delicious and Healthy Breakfast Toast Recipes with recipes like; Overnight Peach-Raspberry French Toast, Avocado-Egg Toast, and Maple-Apple Drenched French Toast. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

 

Healthy Breakfast Toast Recipes
Find healthy, delicious toast recipes for breakfast, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Overnight Peach-Raspberry French Toast
Overnight French toast recipes are easy to prepare and a great choice when you have houseguests who’ll want a hearty and special breakfast in the morning. This recipe is extra-special because the French toast is stuffed with a cream cheese and raspberry filling which becomes an ooey-gooey treat in each bite. Topped with a raspberry sauce, fresh peaches, and powdered sugar, this breakfast recipe will be a hit with everyone at your table………

Avocado-Egg Toast
Try it once and we think you’ll agree: Topping avocado toast with an egg is a near-perfect breakfast……….

Maple-Apple Drenched French Toast
Topped with tasty pecans and a delicious apple and maple syrup blend, this French toast is sure to become a go-to recipe for special breakfasts or brunches……..

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Breakfast Toast Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/18662/mealtimes/breakfast-brunch/toast/

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

April 22, 2018 at 5:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Leftover Rice………………

Rice can be stored in the fridge for a longer amount of time if you store a slice of toast on top of it. The toast will absorb excess moisture and keep the rice fluffy and fresh.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

March 18, 2018 at 5:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Put the toaster away……….

For a different type of toast, lightly butter a slice and cook it in a waffle iron.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

March 12, 2018 at 5:35 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Too much salt in the gravy……..

Thank you to Jenny for sharing this hint – When gravy is too salty, put in a few pieces of toasted bread for two or three minutes. The bread will absorb much of the salt.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

January 20, 2018 at 6:10 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Leftover Rice……..

Rice can be stored in the fridge for a longer amount of time if you store a slice of toast on top of it. The toast will absorb excess moisture and keep the rice fluffy and fresh.

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