Milkless French Raisin Bread Toast and Super Salad at Scarantinos

In This Post Milkless French Rasin Bread Toast Super Salad at Scarantinos I love it when I discover new ways of making things. My friend John, who was Chef at Birds in Hollywood in the 1990’s, brought me some wonderful raisin bread a few days ago. This was interesting bread in that it was thick, crusty – almost like a sour dough. Milkless French Raisin Toast I got the bread out, and I got eggs out, and then I looked in my refrigerator and realized I did not have any milk. No problem, I thought. So, I got a bowl and put some cinnamon and sugar in it, and I got an iron skillet and melted butter in that. Then I took each slice of bread and dipped it in the sugar/cinnamon mixture, and put them in the butter. I let them absorb some of the butter, then took them … Continue reading

Spane’s Breakfast Parfait – Mother’s Day, 2011

I love you so much. You are my heart. Thank you for spending time with me. Love, Spane Being the mother of a small child can make you crazy when you have asked your child to do something three times, and they look at you like you have two heads.  But, when your child says “Mommy, I’m sleeping in the living room tonight so I can make breakfast for you for Mother’s Day”, your heart melts.  And, when you wake up the next morning, and discover that your child with the help of your room mate, has set a formal table and has breakfast all prepared, well, your heart just explodes with joy. My son, Spane, got up at 5:00 this morning, and with Maria’s help, he cleaned up the living room, then they set the table together, put fresh flowers on the table, put the card he had made … Continue reading