Weekend Breakfast for Two

I used my Cuisinart Griddler to make some breakfast…recipe is found in the manual that came with it.

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The inserts can be changed to use both as grills or both as griddles…for this recipe I used one of each.

While the Griddler is closed, choose “griddle” and preheat to 350 degrees.

Then add bacon, ham, or sausage. I chose bacon!

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Cook for about 7 to 8 minutes before turning. Cook time may depend on how thick the bacon is, though!

While the bacon (or ham or sausage) is cooking, take 2 slices of bread and brush both sides of each slice with unsalted, melted butter. I used sourdough bread.

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Melted butter

Melted butter

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The recipe says to use a 3-inch round or square cookie cutter to cut a center out of each slice of bread. Well, I don’t have either of those, so I just used a knife 🙂

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After the meat has cooked for the 7 to 8 minutes, turn.

Then arrange the bread (including the cut out part) on the griddle side. Let that cook for 4 to 5 minutes and then turn.

Add 1/2 teaspoon of unsalted butter to the griddle plate in the open center of the bread.

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Break an egg into the center of each slice of bread. Cook until the whites are firm (about 4 – 5 minutes). If you want, you can carefully turn the bread with egg over.

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Sorry about the shadows on this pic!

Season to your liking…salt, pepper…get some jam…whatever you like.

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It was a good breakfast on this rainy day.

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This guy agreed as he waited to see if there was anything left over 😉

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