This is going to be short and sweet. I'm stopping in here to Blogville (not to be confused with Blah-ville, these are two verrrrry different places) to let everyone know, in case they didn't already, that today... November 28th..... is National French Toast Day.
AND I FRICKING LOVE FRENCH TOAST, PEOPLE!
On a love scale; my family, wine/coffee (they're equal partners. Equal cohorts. They both manage to get me into equal amounts of shenanigans,) and then french toast.
Truthfully, unless you live in Gilbert, AZ - you won't be able to eat the very best French Toast on the planet because it's made at the Gilbert House and doesn't ship. Or maybe it does, but I'm sure it loses some goodness in the mail.
You can, however, get some thick-cut bread (Sourdough is fantastic, a chunky piece of cinnamon bread will make your taste buds happy or you can do Texas Toast if all other options fail) and make some bready, syrupy deliciousness yourself.
No you can't use regular bread. Did you see "regular bread" on the list of options in the above paragraph?
If something is worth doing, its worth doing well. I say this all the time, but it DEFINITELY applies here.
If you're going to get out the griddle and make the batter and all that jazz, for the love of butter - do it well.
Regular bread is not well.
Regular bread is what they use in Blah-ville. And I've already discussed, this is an entirely different being over here.
Anyway. I just wanted to let everyone know about this special day because its a little like one of my kids' birthdays. Can't let this day go by without celebrating. Or telling everyone.
By the way, if you're feeling a little like "bread's not a great filler, Jess" you can add Greek Yogurt to your batter for a pop of protein.
If you're feeling a little rambunctious, I recommend berries, and whip cream on top (syrup too if you're really feeling it.)
And if you have a love of spending time with your dentist, you can go for butter and sugar on that stuff but don't say I didn't warn you when check-up time rolls around and that sugar created cavernous size holes in your teeth. Its your check-up, man.
Now, I'm done.
Happy Eating, ya'll!