Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Overnight Creme Brule French Toast

 Layer the sugar mixture
 Then the bread..
 Then the egg mixture... cinnamon/sugar
 Then refrigerate and bake in the morning, sprinkle powdered sugar on top!

Overnight Creme Brule French Toast

Ingredient Checklist
1/2 cup melted butter (1 stick)

1 cup brown sugar
1 loaf Texas toast
4 eggs
1 1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Powdered sugar for sprinkling

1. Melt butter in microwave & add brown sugar....stir till mixed.
2. Pour butter/sugar mix into bottom of 9 x 13 pan....spread around
3. Beat eggs, milk, & vanilla
4. Lay single layer of Texas Toast in pan
5. Spoon 1/2 of egg mixture on bread layer
6. Add 2nd layer of Texas Toast
7. Spoon on remaining egg mixture
8. Cover & chill in fridge overnight
9. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes
10. Sprinkle with powdered sugar
11. Serve with warm maple syrup (I don't do the syrup part)

- Crack eggs & get them started (on low)
- Melt butter in microwave
- Add brown sugar & stir together
- Pour mixture into 9 x 13 pan
- Spread evenly to cover bottom of pan
- Add milk & vanilla to egg mixture
- *Add 1 Tablespoon powdered sugar to egg mixture*
- Spread even layer of Texas Toast on butter/sugar layer
- *I cut off the crusts...this is NOT necessary...
- After you have 1 even layer, ladle on 1/2 of egg mixture
- *Sprinkle brown sugar & cinnamon before next layer*
- Spread second layer of Texas Toast
- Ladle second half of egg mixture
- *Spread thin layer of butter* 
- *Sprinkle lightly with white sugar & cinnamon*
(I think the butter & sugar help give the final product a crusty top....I could easily be wrong....but it sure doesn't hurt the flavor....and since this recipe is far from figure friendly...then why not?)
- Refrigerate overnight
- Bake at 350 for 45 minutes
- Sprinkle with powdered sugar
- Top should be crusty, middle should be soft & moist, & bottom is just glorious!
- The recipe calls for eating it with warm maple syrup. I did not do would be way too sweet....instead, I added the Tablespoon of powdered sugar in the egg mixture.
- I personally feel that eating it upside down is the way to go.....that way you don't waste any of the sticky bits of heaven on the plate

Extra Additions in red!

Bacon Wrapped Chilies Soaked Chicken Breast

Bacon wrapped Jalapeno soaked Chicken Breast... it was soo good
 Mix 1/4 cup cream cheese ( I used the tub kind) with a couple spoonfuls of a can of green chilies and 1 tablespoon of Chipotle Ranch Dressing..

 Spread mixture over top of chicken breast..
 Wrap with Bacon..
 Put on baking tray and bake for 35 minutes at 375.
Take out of the oven at 20 minutes and top with BBQ sauce spread lightly over the bacon..
Serve with Baked beans and whatever veggie you'd like!

BBQ & Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast Soaked in Cream Cheese & Green Chilies

4 Boneless/Skinless Chicken Breasts
1lb of Thick Sliced Bacon (we got ours cut at a meat market)
1/4 cup of Cream Cheese (I used the kind in a tub)
3 Tablespoons of Green Chilies (used canned green chilies)
1 tablespoon of Chipotle Ranch Dressing
1/4 cup of BBQ sauce, I used Baby Rays... whatever is enough to cover the tops of the chicken

Clean Chicken, mix Cream cheese, Chipotle Ranch and chilies together, top chicken with generous layer of the cream cheese mixture, wrap chicken in Bacon, place on baking tray, bake for 35 minutes on 375.  Once chicken has baked for 20 minutes, pull out and top with BBQ sauce. Continue baking the rest of time.

I had a bunch of stuff left over from my 30th Bday and my dad begged me to use up this bacon, so I just thought what sounded good and this turned out to be a great concoction!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Smokey Eye Tutorial (Naked Palette)

As some of you may or may not know I started a YouTube Beauty Channel! I just thought I'd give ya'll the link just incase some of you who are interested in my cooking blog may also be interested in beauty and make up tutorials, you could come check it out if you wanted! Here is the link:

MrsLolalynn - YouTube Beauty Channel

Check it out and tell me what you think!

I will be soon posting new recipes to this blog, I have been on a major diet lately so that hasn't been good for this blog! I have almost 50lbs left to lose so it might be sparse over here! haha, but I still cook for my family so I will start posting some of those recipes soon! I just made bacon wrapped chicken that was stuffed with jalapeno cream cheese... I did taste it and it was good! :)  So stay tuned! :)