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Oct 14, 2007 01:40 PM

Oh the memories.....

This morning I made something for breakfast my dad use to make for me all the time. I forgot all about it over the years and today I woke up remembering and wanting! Its nothing fancy- Just simple good sliced bread with a hole cut in the middle. A little butter in a non stick pan and when the bread starts to get a little toasty break an egg into the hole. Season with some salt and pepper and let it all cook together until just set and yummy! The bread is toasty and the egg is perfect! Any yummy memories being cooked up in your kitchen?

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  1. egg in a niece loves those things!

    1. I believe the British call it Toad In A Hole.

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      1. re: Antilope

        Well its darn tasty! :) Any memories from your childhoods??

        1. re: gastronomy

          Steamed white rice with raw egg and soy sauce, wrapped in nori. Or ochazuke.
          (My SO cannot believe I eat this for breakfast--of course his fave is matzoh brei, which I think tastes like wet cardboard.)

        2. re: Antilope

          We also called it Toad in a Hole in L.A. when I was growing up. Also brings back memories!

          1. re: Antilope

            We call them "Hole in Ones" and always use a good Jewish rye bread. Yumm.

          2. We call 'em bulls eyes in my house. One cautionary tale, though. I once used a juice glass to cut out the hole, pressed a bit too hard, shattered the glass and wound up in the emergency room with 8 stitches and no breakfast. I now use a metal or plastic biscuit cutter. Lesson learned, and bulls eyes are still a staple in my house.

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            1. re: susan1353

              We use the large end of a cocktail jigger. Works great.

            2. Soft boiled egg with toast fingers for dipping. If I have Marmite in the house, so much the better. Another one ... not cooked, but still a cozy memory ... simple old cornflakes, no sugar, with bananas sliced on top. For some reason, that just hits the spot.

              1. Sticky buns, choco-peanut butter fudge, PA Dutch pot pie, apple pie...all things I grew up loving that I made my mom teach me how to make. I just couldn't go on without those smells in my own house, too!

                Scent-based memories are just wonderful, aren't they?