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Chocolate Sour Cherry French Toast

My wife, Karen, asked me to try making French Toast using La Brea Bakery’s Chocolate Sour Cherry bread. She had a great idea. If you are looking for something sweet on a Sunday morning, look no further.  This recipe is based on Alton Brown’s recipe for French Toast.

The Chocolate Sour Cherry bread is only available during the Thanksgiving / Christmas season so when I find it I freeze it and vacuum pack it 1/2 loaf (approximately eight slices) to a bag. When you want to use the bread, take it out of the bag and separate the slices to defrost.
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Macadamia Crusted Mahi Mahi

My wife and I are always disappointed when we order Macadamia Crusted Mahi Mahi (the fish so nice they named it twice). It just never seems to taste like macadamia nuts. We even tried it at Sam Choy’s restaurant on Oahu and weren’t satisfied. I decided to see if we could overcome this problem by making it at home using a recipe by Alton Brown. The results were amazing. This is the fish we had been looking for and never found. Continue reading