Deserted Island Archive

Monica Eastham’s Deserted Island tunes

Lifelong Sitkan Monica Eastham was this week’s guest on the “Deserted Island” segment of Earbones with Ken and Rachel Friday night at 8pm. She selected these ten songs plus delicious bread pudding with bourbon sauce to bring to her dessert-ed island!

Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – The Lonely Bull
Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show – Queen Of The Silver Dollar
Free – All Right Now
Queen – Save Me
John Mellencamp – Hot Night In A Cold Town
The Cars – Dangerous Type
Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes – Having A Party
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel – Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
Wings – Mull Of Kintyre

Bread Pudding

2 cups milk

¼ cup butter or margarine

½ cup granulated sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg

¼ teaspoon salt

2 eggs, slightly beaten

6 cups dry bread cubes (8 slices)

½ cup raisins, optional


Bourbon Sauce

1 cup packed brown sugar

½ cup butter or margarine

2 tablespoons whipping cream

3 to 4 tablespoons bourbon (or 2 teaspoons brandy extract)

 1.     Heat oven to 350ºF. In 2-quart saucepan, heat milk and 1/4 cup butter over medium heat until butter is melted and milk is hot.


2.     In large bowl, mix granulated sugar, cinnamon, salt and eggs with wire whisk until well blended. Stir in bread cubes (and raisins) . Stir in milk mixture. Pour into ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish or 1 1/2-quart casserole. Place casserole in 13×9-inch pan; pour boiling water into pan until 1 inch deep.

3.     Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted 1 inch from edge of baking dish comes out clean.

4.     In 1-quart heavy saucepan, heat all sauce ingredients to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Serve sauce over warm bread pudding. Store in refrigerator.

Makes 8 servings

Save some for breakfast too!


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