"Recipes from the Chef's Kitchen"
(Tyson's Galleria Location)
1833 G International Drive
Tracey Deavers - Cooking Instructor
Breakfast Strata Lorraine
1) 2 tbs. Olive Oil
2) 1 Yellow Onion - diced
3) Kosher Salt to taste,
plus 1 tsp.
4) Freshly ground Pepper
5) 1 lb. Spinach - stems
6) 1 1/2 lb. loaf of Challah or other eggy sweet Bread
7) 8 oz. Ham - diced
8) 6 o.z Gruyere - grated
9) 10 Eggs
10) 2 1/2 cups Half and Half
1) Cut bread into
1" cubes to make about 9 cups. Toast at 300°F until dry,
approximately 20 minutes.
2) In large saute pan
over mediuim heat, warm 1 tablespoon olive oil.
the onion, season with salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally
caramelized, approx 15 minutes. Transfer to
3) In the same pan over
med heat, add 1/2 tablespoon olive oil and warm.
Add half of the spinach, season with salt and pepper, and saute until
approx 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a
colander. Repeat with remaining olive
and spinach. Using a rubber
spatula, press out excessive moisture.
4) In a large bowl, toss
together the bread cubes, caramelized onion, spinach,
ham and cheese. Transfer to a baking dish. In a bowl, beat together the
half-and-half, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste. Pour over the bread
with plastiic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to
5) Preheat oven to 350°F.
6) Remove the plastic
wrap from the baking dish and cover with a lid of
aluminum foil. Bake for 20
minutes. Uncover and continue baking until the
top is browned and the strata is
cooked through, 40 to 50 minutes more.
1) 1/2 lb. thick cut Bacon
2) 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
3) 1/2 cup chopped Pecans
4) 3 tbs. Maple Syrup
5) Crushed Chipotle Chilis to taste
1) Preheat oven to 350°F.
2) Line baking sheet
with foil and place cooling rack on top of foil. Place
bacon on cooling rack in
3) Combine brown sugar
and pecans. Stir in maple syrup until mixture is
very moist. Add chipotle until you have desired amount of
4) Using small spoon or
spatula spread mixture on top of bacon slices.
until bacon is cooked through and topping is bubbly, at least 35
minutes. Check underside of bacon. If bacon is still white, return to
another 10 minutes.
6) Remove from oven and let cool to crisp the
Fruit and Yogurt Parfait
1) Greek Yogurt
2) Mixed Berries - mascerated
3) Toasted Almonds
6) Mint to garnish
1) In parfait or compote
glass, layer yogurt, granola and berries.
2) Sprinkle almonds on top and drizzle with honey.
3) Garnish with fresh mint if desired.