4 cups stale French bread (cut into 1/4-inch cubes)
1 1/2 pounds broccoli crowns (separated into florets, small stalks included)
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup fresh garlic (minced)
1 3/4 cups grated Swiss Emmanthaler cheese (6 ounces)
3 large eggs
2 cups half & half
1 teaspoon salt
  Freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  pinch ground nutmeg