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Robert St. John

Restaurateur, author, enthusiastic traveler, & world-class eater.


Stuffed French Toast

To make the filling, mix all ingredients together using an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Hollow out a one-inch…

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Eggs Benedict

Brown ham in a medium skillet. Toast the English muffins, cut sides up, on a baking sheet under the broiler.…

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Using a cookie cutter, cut a hole in the center of the bread slice. Place butter in a non-stick skillet…

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Yeast Biscuits

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease baking pan with melted butter. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside. In mixing…

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Light Buttermilk Biscuits

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine all dry ingredients. Add shortening and use a pastry cutter or fork to blend…

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Bananas Foster French Toast

I have owned and operated a fine-dining restaurant for over 30 years. I grew up 112 miles from New Orleans. My first exposure to fine dining - outside of my grandmother's formal dining room - was in the old-line restaurants of New Orleans - Galatoire's, Antione's, Arnaud's, and Brennan's. The first time I saw bananas Foster cooked tabled side, I was hooked. This recipe is a homage to those meals.

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North Mississippi Breakfast Casserole

I have believed that our taste buds need waking up early in the morning just like the rest of our body. Stretch, breather, and eat spicy sausage - spicier the better in my book.

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Central Mississippi Breakfast Casserole

Growing up in South Mississippi in to 1960s, the most exotic food I ate was my mother's shrimp curry. In those days, Swiss cheese seemed like a foreign luxury. I have always liked the combination of Swiss cheese and bacon. This satisfies that craving.

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Breakfast Casserole Number 1

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Brown sausage in a large skillet and drain most of the fat. Add vegetables, garlic,…

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