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A question about a recipe: Strata with Sausage and Greens

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I have a question about the recipe "Strata with Sausage and Greens" from Merrill Stubbs. Oops! I'm just seeing the "refrigerate overnight, or for at least 6 hours" bit and I don't have more than a half hour…how do you think this will affect the dish?

asked by PaigeBakes almost 3 years ago
5 answers 968 views
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Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added almost 3 years ago

It really should chill for at least a couple of hours before you bake it -- otherwise the custard won't soak completely into the bread, and you'll have an uneven texture.

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added almost 3 years ago

Thank you! I ended up saving it for the next day so it was chilled overnight. I measured everything, but I didn't seem to have enough custard to filling. It looks dry. I'm sure it will be delicious! In the oven now...

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Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added almost 3 years ago

Hope it turned out okay! This has slightly less custard than some stratas -- which is why the resting time is really important so it can really soak onto the bread. I like the top a little crisp, so that's why I do it this way!

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added almost 3 years ago

It was delicious, Merrill. And, I'm in total agreement with you that the crisp top works. I'll be putting this in the regular rotation.

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Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added almost 3 years ago

Glad you liked it!