Family Tested & Approved
bread (thicker cut is preferred)
fully cooked diced sausage or ham (optional)
dried chives (optional)
Butter the bottom and the sides of a small 2 cup casserole dish well. Make a layer of bread on the bottom of the dish making sure to fill all spaces.
Cover the bread layer with the shredded cheese. Cover the cheese with your choice of meat if your using.
Mix the eggs and milk together making at least 1 cup of cooking liquid. Add in chives and mix well.
Pour egg mixture over the top of the bread/cheese mixture. Grate pepper over the top. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Place in a cold oven and turn the heat to 350 degrees. Bake, uncovered for around 40-45 min. or until puffy and golden.