Breakfasts

HAM AND CHEESE FRITTATA

Preparation time: 15 minutes Total time: 45 minutes 4 servings 3 tablespoons CRISCO Oil 2 cups frozen shredded potatoes (or 2 Idaho or Russet potatoes, peeled and shredded)3/4 teaspoon salt, divided1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 pound baked ham, cut into 1/2 inch cubes6 eggs 3 tablespoons milk 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar, Swiss or Monterey Jack cheese 3/4 cup chunky spaghetti spaghetti sauce, heatedHeat oven to 350°.Heat Crisco Oil in 10 or 12-inch oven proof skillet on medium heat. Add potatoes. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. Cook 8 minutes, or until almost brown. Add ham. Cook 2 to 3 minutes more. Turn occasionally with spatula.Blend eggs with milk, Italian seasoning and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt while potatoes are cooking. Stir eggs into potatoes.Bake covered at 350° for 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Stir gently. Smooth top. Sprinkle with cheese. Return to oven. Bake 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and eggs are set. Cut into 4 wedges. Top with spaghetti...

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WAFFLES

Makes three 9-inch waffles 1-3/4 cups sifted flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 egg yolks, beaten1-3/4 cups milk 1/2 cup CRISCO, melted2 egg whites, stiffly beatenIn mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt.Combine egg yolks, milk, and melted Crisco; add to dry ingredients, beating just till blended. Carefully fold in stiffly beaten egg whites, leaving a few puffs of egg white–do not overmix. Bake in preheated waffle...

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HOMEMADE CRISCO WHOLE WHEAT PANCAKE MIX

Makes 13-1/2 cups mix. 8 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 cups whole wheat flour1 cup nonfat dry milk powder1/3 cup baking powder 1/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon salt 2 cups CRISCO all-vegetable shortening or 2 CRISCO Sticks In large bowl, combine the flours, milk powder, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Cut in Crisco till mixture resembles coarse meal. Store in covered container up to 6 weeks at room temperature. To measure, stir mixture lightly. Spoon into measuring cup; level.To make Pancakes: In bowl, beat 1 egg; add 1 cup water. Stir in 2 cups Mix. Beat smooth. Bake on hot, lightly greased griddle. Turn when tops are...

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ZUCCHINI BLOSSOM FRITTATA

Makes 4 servings 2 tablespoons Crisco Pure Canola Oil 2-3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped red pepper About 12 Zucchini Blossoms, washed and dried1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano 4 large eggs Salt and pepper to taste Heat oven to 400ÔøΩF. In a large oven-proof skillet, heat the Crisco Pure Canola Oil over medium heat. Add the garlic, onion, and red pepper. SautÔøΩ about 1 minute. Add the Zucchini Blossoms and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes until they are lightly browned. Add the basil and oregano and stir to mix well.In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs with salt and pepper to taste until well blended. Add to the skillet, and stir to blend well. Lower the heat and cook until the eggs are just set. Place the skillet in the oven and bake until done, about 15 to 20 minutes. Slice into wedges and serve. Can be served hot or at room temperature....

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APPLE BREAKFAST

Prep time: 15 minutesCook/bake time: 20 minutesServes 4 1/4 cup CRISCO all-vegetable shortening or 1/4 CRISCO stick 3 medium apples, pared, cored, and sliced (about 4 cups sliced)3 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar, divided1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Lemon juice (optional)Melt Crisco in a heavy skillet. Add apples and cook over medium heat until soft.Preheat oven to 500°.Combine eggs, milk, flour, 1 teaspoon sugar, and salt. Pour over apples in skillet. Continue to cook over medium heat for 6 to 7 minutes or until bottom is golden brown.Mix remaining 1/4 cup sugar and the cinnamon; sprinkle over apples. Bake at 500° For 8 to 9 minutes or until top is golden brown.Drizzle with lemon juice, if desired, and serve...

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HONEY CAKE

One 6-1/2 x 13-inch cake 4 tablespoons CRISCO all-vegetable shortening 1 cup brown sugar 4 eggs, separated1 pound honey 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon cloves 2-1/2 to 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour Blend Crisco, sugar, and egg yolks together, then blend in the honey. Sift the dry ingredients together and add slowly. Fold in the beaten egg whites. Pour into pan 6-1/2 x 13 inches and bake in a 350: F oven for 50...

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