FOOD FUN: Green Eggs For St. Patrick’s Day

Who says only the Easter Bunny brings colored eggs? The St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun (i.e., you) can also bring them. We loved these designs from Terra’s Kitchen, a healthy meal delivery service. You can make them for the family, or get everyone involved in designing. Here’s how to make fancy colored eggs.   Make green…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Quail Eggs Are Festive (& Have No Salmonella)

[1] Quail eggs and chicken eggs. Quail eggs are one bite, chicken eggs are four bites (photo courtesy Petrossian). [2] Blini with quail eggs, trout roe and crème fraîche. Here’s the recipe from Martha Stewart. [3] Quail egg stuffed mushrooms. Here’s the recipe from Bite Delite. [4] The quail herself (photo courtesy Red Ted Art).…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Truffled Scrambled Eggs

[1] If you have to ask, you can’t afford it: a bounty of white truffle shaved onto scrambled eggs (photo © George Guarino | Eataly | Chicago. [2] The affordable version (photo © Saveur, along with their recipe to make perfect scrambled eggs).   For the wealthy gourmet, there are truffled scrambled eggs that consist…
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TRIVIA: National Egg Month

May is National Egg Month, a time for some consciousness-raising. We look for Certified Humane eggs and don’t mind paying the premium for them. You’ve no doubt heard the horror stories of mass egg production. We buy from Pete and Gerry’s whenever we can: eggs produced on small family farms with a commitment to the…
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Fried Eggs (And More) In Pepper Slices & Tajin Seasoning

We saw this photo on Tajín’s Facebook page, but couldn’t find a recipe. Fortunately, it’s not too difficult to slice bell peppers and drop an egg inside each slice—along with some mildly spicy Tajín seasoning (it’s a cayenne, lime and salt blend). We thought: What else can we make with a bell pepper rim? Cooked…
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