French (Italian) Toast

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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My mom has always had a knack for turning leftovers into marvelous new meals. This delicious French toast is made with leftover Italian bread. During the week, our day-old bread was used for stuffing peppers, zucchini, or eggplant or for making garlic croutons or bread pudding, but the Italian bread left over from Saturday was used for this special French toast, and my brothers and I always looked forward to it. Although I mainly eat whole-grain breads today, I sometimes buy a loaf of Itali