Description: The best breakfast in the Shire, according to Gandalf, and Thorin Oakenshield and company.

Submitted by: steeleofmorgath on 2004-02-17 21:03:14

Serves: 2-3 Hobbits(6-8 Men)

Prep Time: 10-15 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate

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10 hardboiled eggs, peeled and sliced
1-2 slices toasted bread per person
1/2 cup flour
2 cups milk
1/2 cup/1 cube butter
1/2 tablespoon dill weed (optional)
Several dashes of garlic powder(optional)
Salt and pepper


In a 2-quart saucepan, melt butter at medium heat. Add flour and stir to a paste. Reduce heat to low and continue stirring.

Add milk and stir in with the paste till it is well mixed and like a thick creamy white sauce. Be sure to stir constantly, or milk will burn.

Add dill weed and garlic powder if you want. Add sliced hardboiled eggs and stir.

Tear up bread and pour desired amount of sauce over top; serve.

Remember to make more for second breakfast!