I have made French toast since I was 12 years old cooking breakfast for myself and my two younger sisters. French Toast was on the menu most mornings. You know it is easy if a 12-year-old can do it. I never followed a recipe. I just cracked 2 eggs, added milk, and mixed with a fork. I heated my mother’s cast iron skillet to a medium high heat. Then dropped a couple of tablespoons of butter into the skillet. As the butter heated I just dipped the bread into the egg mixture and threw it in the skillet. Perfection with some syrup. I could do this in less than ten minutes!
Once you put car keys in the hands of a teenager your life and their life changes in many ways. Before they drive and hangout with their friends parents pretty much control what they do to a large degree. Given new mobility comes many new choices they have to make without parents to help. There are many things that I could blog about right now drugs, alcohol, sexual activity, smoking but I am choosing just one. Food. Continue reading
French Toast looks so sophisticated, but it is simple to put together. This is one of my favorite breakfast foods. When I was in high school it was my breakfast choice almost every day. I did not use a recipe nor did I make it fancy. All I did was whisk an egg with a little milk , dip white bread in the egg and cook in a cast iron skillet with a little butter. I drizzled with hot syrup and enjoyed with hot coffee.
Here is a recipe that I have been using for years with my classes. I prefer at home to make French toast the night before and pop it in the oven the next morning especially if we have company! It is just quicker.
Here’s what you need.