>>> this morning in "today's kitchen," fresh bread from the bakery is fantastic but what do you do with those baked goodies after a few days?
is the chef owner of a restaurant here in new
and also in
. he's got recipes that are anything but steaale. good to see you. in my
, we don't have any leftover. but in case you did, you say you can use these leftover goodies.
>> take your day old bread of any kind. brioche over here. if you don't have any left, get to know the baker.
>> or just buy extra.
>> we just cut them in half, a
. or bourbon. or some other kind of whiskey. of
you don't have to do that.
>> just in time for the derby.
>> we'll just mix that up a
bit. then dip our day-old croissants in there. just let them soak for a second. not too much. just get a coating. all right? then we got a nice hot griddle over here. then we'll get them right on there. that's a non-stick. use a
bit of butter maybe or something. put a couple on there. get it started. then we got a couple seared over here. then we'll just flip those over. nice and
>> you got brioche.
>> this is another idea.
. could be breakfast, lunch or dinner. we've taken brioche we've cut in chunks and toasted so it is nice and dry. we got our custard mix. just get it all in there, try to get it in the bowl. then butter a casserole over here. one thing i tell people, when you get the bread in there, get the custard mixed up, let it rest for about ten minutes before it goes into the oven. you want the bread to be able to take on the custard mix. so we got our
>> when you say you want it to rest, you mean you take this, put it --
>> once it's in the custard, you can get it in here, right? this is a big old bowl. then we can just dump it right in there. then you want to rest that. okay? just like that.
>> throw some raisins in there?
>> yeah, on top. sprinkle around.
>> once you put this in the oven for how long?
>> it takes about 35 minutes. of
, the recipe's on the website. depends how big, how thick the casserole is. come around this way and we'll assemble our
. what we have here, we have our croissant on the bottom. fre berries. we pureed the fresh berries. berries, you can't beat them. the early time berries, you got to add a
bit of stuff to them. that's why we puree them. a
right on top. don't be cheap.
>> there we go. then we put our top on, of
. we drizzle a
bit of maple.
>> we have to.
>> do you that before or after. then a
. what do we have there? a
slice of heaven
>> we got one coming out of the oven here,
nice and warm. we'll just cut it there, show everybody what it looks like. that brioche has taken on all the custard, raisins are nice and caramelized.
>> look at that.
on top of there. again, don't want to be too cheap.
>> no, no, please. you can do this with almost any kind of bread.
>> yeah. try it. see what you think.
>> look at that.
>> that's fantastic.
>> if you live near a bakery, bakeries always have leftover stuff.
>> you can get a deal on it.
>> can you get it for nothing!
, it is fantastic. it is almost too beautiful to eat.
me, somebody will take care of that when this is over.
, thanks so much. the recipes are on our website.