Sunday, August 30, 2009

French Toast Fatty Sandwiches

I just made an obscenely good breakfast. It's probably even illegal in California. You'll have to forgive the picture quality, it was early and a bit overcast this morning.

First I smoked a fatty, which is simply a 1 lb breakfast sausage (I like Jimmy Dean Sage) rolled in some BBQ rub and then smoked about 90 minutes. That by itself is a treat. Once you have it smoked, you'll never be happy with fried sausage patties again.
While it was smoking, I made a compound butter. I used 8 tablespoons of butter, 3 tablespoons of maple syrup, and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract (real, not imitation). I could only get Grade A maple syrup, but I prefer Grade B, it's actually better IMO.
Mix the softened butter, syrup and vanilla together. You can whip it (when a butter comes along....you must whip it! Devo cooks) but I just mashed it with a fork. I put it on a piece of plastic wrap and rolled it back into a log. It only took about 30 minutes in the fridge to harden.

Once the fatty was done, I made french toast on the Big Green Egg using a cast iron grill plate that I bought at Lowes Home Improvement 2 years ago.
The egg bath for the bread is 4 eggs, 1/2 c milk, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract, and cinnamon.

I put it all together....Can you say scrumpdillyicious?There, I knew you could.

Have a great week everyone!

13 comments:

  1. Oh, my husbnd would absolutely drool over this breakfast! Looks great!!!

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  2. I just want a bite. I'd need a couple of Zantac if I tried to finish the rest.

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  3. That is some kind of breakfast!! GREG

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  4. omg!! Im going to have to smuggle some of that into my kitchen!!! if my profile pic turns into a mug shot, you'll know why. (and it will be all your fault hahaha)

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  5. This looks great. I like to take a leftover slice of fatty, put it on the griddle, pour pancake mix around the sausage so it oozes into the sides.

    Breakfast out of the smoker...got to be a good thing

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  6. Now that's the breakfast of champions!

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  7. That looks like what I've been craving... I bought one of those bologna chunks(unsliced ) you featured BB-Q'd a few posts back. I may try that soon!

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  8. That's illegal in more places than CA, and an argument for universal healthcare that's better than most I've seen. What a great looking meal!

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  9. That surely is illegal, it looks too good! I've just come across your blog and am thinking that I might have to become a regular.

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  10. You just blew my mind (and tastebuds).

    That is such an awesome breakfast.

    Why can't I live near you?

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  11. That is an amazing idea. I am totally going to smoke some breakfast sausage. That sandwich looks amazing.

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