Christmas Corner

Christmas is sights, especially the sights of Christmas reflected in the eyes of a child.
- William Saroyan



One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don't clean it up too quickly.
- Andy Rooney



Christmas is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.
- Dale Evans



Christmas is the happiness that lights our children's eyes.
Christmas is a song of bells ringing through the skies.
Christmas is a time of peace, of contentment deep within,
A time of love and silent hope that years will never dim.
- Sherrill Thompson



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.