What’s the best thing since sliced bread? All the dishes you can make with it: French toast, bread pudding, grilled cheese and casseroles. If that loaf of bread is turning a bit stale, put the pesky ends and whatever else is left to use with these bread-heavy recipes
One of the 101 best ways to cook an egg, this impressive toad-in-the-hole toast topped with melted cheddar cheese requires six ingredients.
During the cooler months of the year, comforting and uncomplicated casseroles like this maple glazed treat are a go-to culinary move. The resulting toasty and cozy, sweet-smelling kitchen is just an added bonus.
Put a mouthwatering spin on a traditional grilled cheese by sandwiching sweet cream cheese and vanilla-accented raspberry jam between two slices of perfectly toasted cinnamon raisin bread.
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Ditch the trendy chicken sandwiches and opt for this timeless sandwich made of whole wheat bread, deli-sliced turkey, American cheese and honey mustard instead.
These customizable creamy stuffed French toasts can be made with brioche or challah and filled with your choice of coconut, rum, orange or maple-flavored whipped cream cheese. Plus, this easy recipe takes under an hour to cook.
Bring Midwestern morning charm to wherever you stay using this regional breakfast recipe. The casserole’s toasted pepitas or pumpkin seeds add a nutty crunch.
Topped with heart-healthy tomatoes, these oregano grilled cheese sandwiches are made with just four ingredients: lightly toasted multigrain bread, mozzarella cheese, plum tomatoes and oregano leaves.
For a sandwich better than mom used to make, look no further than this balsamic, mushroom, onion and brie grilled cheese.
Consult a handy guide to apple varieties as you decide which to include in this apple raisin bread pudding with flavors of cinnamon and vanilla.
Key lime pie is not just the most iconic pie in Florida, it’s one of the state’s official foods too. Coated in graham cracker crumbs and filled with a citrusy, brown sugar cream cheese, this key lime pie French toast is fit for a summer day.
Easy Instant Pot breakfasts are all the rage these days. But some mornings, you just have to whip out the old fashioned slow cooker instead. To prepare this vintage casserole, start by grabbing any overly ripe bananas and last week’s loaf of bread.
Coated in a thick almond butter sauce, this sweet caramel strata is sprinkled with even more brain-boosting almonds and dried cherries.
Add this herb-roasted Cornish hen recipe to your weeknight dinner rotation stat. Baked bread cubes provide a bread salad base on which these roasted Cornish hens can lay.
Pinkies up. These classy and tiny cinnamon sugar-sprinkled sandwiches will take tea time to the next level. Swap out the traditional jam for your favorite hazelnut or chocolate spread.
A healthy take on the King’s classic peanut butter sandwich, this recipe requires protein-packed peanut butter and a whole lot of whole wheat bread.
Why wait for your local grocery store to stock up on eggnog when you can make every day a holiday instead. This easy overnight eggnog French toast casserole requires zero actual eggnog. It takes 10 minutes to prep, a whole night to chill and 25 minutes to bake.
Sneak some blood pressure-lowering asparagus into your unassuming grilled cheese sandwich for a gourmet upgrade on a comfort food favorite.
Every state has a most iconic food. This grilled cheese recipe calls for all of Vermont’s signature ingredients: maple, apple and sharp cheddar cheese.
This cinnamon raisin French toast casserole is one of those sweet recipes that uses five ingredients or fewer. It is up to you whether to top it all off with thinly-sliced butter, brown sugar and syrup.
This simpler take on a difficult dessert is insanely impressive. Served at the best restaurants in America, baked Alaska is typically made with layers of ice cream and cake. This recipe, however, uses bread pudding as a base.
Breakfast might have looked different the year you were born. But today, given the popularity of multicookers and slow cookers, breakfast looks a whole lot like this apple cinnamon slow cooker casserole.
Finally, this Instant Pot overnight French toast casserole will relieve you of any a.m. anxiety. Prepare the casserole the night before, pop it in the Instant Pot the next morning and discover more comfort foods to make ahead and freeze for a busy weekday.
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