Christmas Corner

The earth has grown old with its burden of care, But at Christmas it always is young.
- Phillips Brooks



Christmas is the keeping-place for memories of our innocence.
- Joan Mills



Christmas is a time when you get homesick - even when you're home.
- Carol Nelson



Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.
- Janice Maeditere



Friandisis (Christmas Breakfast) Recipe

Ingredients:
8-10 eggs
1/2 cup cream
Salt & Pepper
Butter
12 thin slices ham
1/2 lb. grated cheese (monterey jack or sharp cheddar)
1 cup heavy cream

Directions:

Step 1:
Beat eggs with cream, salt and pepper.

Step 2:
Heat butter in small skillet; when butter is hot, fill a large kitchen spoon with egg mixture and pour into skillet. Pour just enough for a thin omelette.

Step 3:
Cook on each side, then flip onto plate, cover with slice of ham and roll up. Continue until 12 are completed. Pack rolls tightly into ovenproof dish.

Step 4:
Cover completely with lots of grated cheese and dot with butter. At this point, dish can be refrigerated to serve the next day.

Step 5:
One half hour before serving, pour heavy cream over the friandisis and bake at 300 degrees until cream starts to bubble. Brown the cheese under the broiler.

Serves 6-8

In loving memory of Warren/Lise/Nancy who contributed this recipe.