By Patricia May P. Catan
Eggs can be cooked in a variety of ways and for that, they’re probably one of the most mouthwatering versatile ingredients around. With just a few good ones in the fridge, you can whip up more dishes than expected. Here are five egg dishes that are as fun to prepare as they are delicious.
Deviled eggs are some of the preferred appetizers in family gatherings especially during Easter. There are actually a dozen of deviled egg recipes to follow, from buffalo blue cheese deviled eggs, sour cream and bacon deviled eggs to kimchi deviled eggs. But one of the most favorite recipes is deviled eggs with horseradish and dill. The horseradish gives the deviled eggs a kick while the dill balances out the flavors.
Eggnog is a favorite holiday drink. It doesn’t matter what holiday it is, whether you want a glass of it on Christmas or Easter, it’s still a traditional drink we enjoyed as kids. The homemade ones are the best kind with just eggs, milk, cream, spices like nutmeg and vanilla and fortified with alcohol or none at all for a kid-friendly version.
Poached eggs make for the best breakfast meal on their own. You can enjoy them with a little salt and pepper or maybe some toast. You can even try the healthier side and serve them on top of sautéed greens. But a sure crowd-pleaser is making the famous Eggs Benedict. A low-calorie breakfast is now turned into a hearty meal once the poached eggs are bathed in hollandaise sauce. Although in the end, it’s still a matter of personal preference, so just enjoy your poached eggs the way you like.
An egg nest is only made with three ingredients – eggs, salt and cheese. It’s a delectable and fun way to prepare eggs because you basically whip the white eggs to form nest shapes, drop the yolk in the middle and bake. Grated cheese is also folded into the whipped egg whites. The more cheese, the better for the nest’s structure or overall flavor.
Omelet in a Mug
A microwave can do many wonders such as cooking an omelet in a mug. It’s an easier, faster and even better way to cook omelet because it’s cooked evenly and gently. An easy omelet recipe includes eggs, milk, grated cheese, finely chopped red bell pepper and spring onions. This unconventional way of cooking it helps those who barely have time to eat breakfast.