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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Weekend Morning Casserole

I made a quick breakfast casserole Saturday morning, 
to give us strength to tackle starting to decorate for Christmas...

whew... I can remember not batting an eye when it came time to decorate 
right after Thanksgiving.

Now...I have to take the next day to catch my breath,
take a nap,
eat a piece of pie,
take a nap,...........it goes on and on...


 I'm not an egg person but every now and then, I like them made into a 
BREAKFAST CASSEROLE....
This one was very tasty....
and you can adapt anything under the sun for it...
I used Thanksgiving ham...
Gouda Cheese (one of my favorite creamy cheeses)
whipping creme
 (because we bought too much for Thanksgiving and
now I have to find ways to use it before it all ruins)
frozen bread slices .


...not much salt but a LOT of black pepper...


OOO, and that left-over little bit of fruit is just perfect for 
starting your day off with a song....


I always add pecans to my fruit salad but since some of our family
would rather have it without, we now just add them to our individual bowls...
and I LUV whipped creme on mine...

MERCY....this was goood.




I sure hope
 CRYSTAL LITE is good for you....well....at least I hope it's not BAD for you because I love a little glass of the
ORANGE/BANANA/
STRAWBERRY for breakfast.....


You can add as many eggs as you want...
I wanted to make a small casserole for just the two of us so I used
4 eggs...

And, if you add the bread to your casserole, you really don't NEED
hot, buttery Crescent Rolls....
but I love them....
sooooo.....................


Lots of colorful, cute little roosters running around my plates this morning....


Thanks for coming by ...

I just about have all the decorating done...
I am working on my Nativity and should have it finished soon.

28 comments:

  1. You have been an inspiration to me for some overnight guests I'll be having. Thank you dear bj!

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  2. Sounds like you've been busy and really needed that delicious sounding breakfast casserole for fortification!

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  3. I could handle that for breakfast, lunch or dinner. :)
    Hope you are having a great week.

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  4. That looks delicious, bj. I am not a big fan of eggs either...I don't know why-but I do like a quiche once in a while. Your casserole looks delicious. xo Diana

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  5. Looks yummy - I am more of a sweet breakfast lover than savory, but I do love ham with eggs :-)

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  6. That looks so good. Do you just layer it? Now I'm hungry! :) I am almost done with the decorating! I think I'll finish tomorrow one way or the other!
    hugs,
    Linda

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  7. Oh my goodness, bj, that looks wonderful! And that croissant with marmalade? YUM. Please save some for me!

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  8. This looks delicious, BJ! I am always on the lookout for tasty casseroles and this one looks like a winner! Thanks for sharing, sweet lady. Hugs to you!

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  9. Your casserole sounds awesome - just discussed Christmas Day with my daughters and we're opting for a Christmas Brunch this year - always had a mid afternoon (early) dinner but she also has her in-laws to visit for dinner and it's been a little too much for her to get there on time, and hungry.............so we're going to try this, so need some good brunch recipes - yours looks amazing!

    I think you are so much fun - I always smile when I read your posts.

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  10. I see some black checks on those white dishes . . . Love that black and white theme!
    Happy your decorating is almost finished. I am at the finishing line too!

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  11. I love eggs any ole way they are fixed. Your casserole looks and sounds yummy! I also love fruit and just had some for a snack. I thought it might be better for me than ice cream this time of night. lol! Congrats on getting your decorating done!

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  12. Oh, yum...I have to follow the link! I get the idea after all these years that you are a big breakfast fan. I wish I were, I can't eat until I've been up a few hours and I know that's bad. Still, I have to feed a few now and again!!

    Thank you, BJ!

    Jane xxx

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  13. I love love love eggs anyway. This brunch dish sounds great - will have to make it for my granddughter when she comes this Xmas. Sure looks good and I could eat some right now.
    I'm like you decorating - it's taking me foreverrrrrrrrrrrr to get it finished.
    Have a great rest of the week.
    Mary

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  14. Your breakfast looks so good. Looking forward to seeing your Christmas decorations. Have a blessed day. Madeline

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  15. Yummilicious! I love a good breakfast casserole! We always have one on Christmas morning! Have a blessed day, HUGS!

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  16. Yikes - I just left message but it disappeared. Anyway - thanks for the great breakfast casserole idea. I've never had one before and want to do one for Christmas morning since hubby works 3rd shift on Christmas eve...

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  17. You have the best ideas. Thanks so much, for always sharing them with us. You do inspire me in the kitchen.
    Balisha

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  18. You are one of the finest food photographers I know! I always leave hungry after one of your food phtotgraphy posts.

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  19. This looks so yummy, BJ! We had fried eggs and ham last night, a last minute decision or I would have made up something like this. I should get some crescent rolls to have on hand. Have a great day! Pam

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  20. BJ, there is nothing better than a good breakfast casserole and some fruit! Love it!

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  21. perfect day after Christmas breakfast...or any day after the day after!

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  22. I haven't even got the tree up

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  23. BJ, that breakfast looks scrumptious! :-)

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  24. BJ, That breakfast looks like a winner. I may have to try that here. xoxo,Susie

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  25. Thanks for the recipe!
    I have added it to my Plan To Eat recipe book.

    Merry Christmas!!

    xoxo

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  26. I can just picture myself sitting there at the table watching you decorate while I eat that casserole. Oh, I'd help you....eventually. But I would eat that casserole first ;>) Can't wait to see your decorations!

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  27. I'm with you, BJ -- bread in the casserole AND bread on the side; can't have too much bread! Of course, I am a breadaholic!

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Thanks so much for visiting and commenting.
xo bj