Category Archives: Egg Recipes

Tortilla Crusted Tomato Bacon Cheddar Quiche

If you fear making pie crust, but love quiche, you’re in luck. These delightful tomato bacon mini quiches are made with flour tortillas. On a whim I lightly cooked raw tortillas from TortillaLand and placed each in a tart pan … Continue reading

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Panzanella, Ruffled Eggs, Tabasco Maple Vinaigrette

This is Italian meets French. Panzanella is an Italian bread salad, typically rustic, rough and rugged,  while the ruffled egg is French, dainty, cute, like a little purse. I used a French imported brioche to make the bread salad which … Continue reading

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Eggplant Benedict with Tabasco Olive Oil Hollandaise, Paleo Friendly

This is the second recipe in the Tabasco 10 Ingredient Challenge. Each day this week, I will be posting a recipe, where I could only use any combination of just ten ingredients. See those ingredients and read more about the … Continue reading

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Fresh Corn off the Cob Buttermilk Quiche

Fresh corn off the cob finds itself in the most fun places this past week, like in this in buttermilk salad dressing or this buttermilk fried chicken. Yes, I’m on a buttermilk kick, which is what happens when you buy … Continue reading

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Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Corn and a Key to Happiness

Scrambled eggs is the first food I ever made. I was six years old, and I don’t recall anyone helping me, only because at age six I don’t have any memories of family members. I got myself dressed in the … Continue reading

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How to Color Eggs for Easter with Whipped Cream

Did you know you could use whipped cream.  It works and the result is very creative. Coloring the eggs with whipped cream was the most fun I’ve ever had doing Easter eggs. It was unpredictable and the eggs came out … Continue reading

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How to Make Perfect Easy to Peel Hard Boiled Eggs

Making perfect hard boiled eggs is easier than I thought. What is a perfect hard boiled egg anyway? A perfect hard boiled egg has the yolk cooked all the way through, but not overcooked and has no dark ring around … Continue reading

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Baked Avocado Egg with Lime Hollandaise Sauce

If you love avocados and if you love runny eggs, this may be your perfect breakfast. You will see this on a lot of blogs so I had to make it just a little more special. I added some lime … Continue reading

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Joe’s Special and How to Freeze Spinach and Kale

Are you familiar with Joe’s Special ? It’s a medley of ground beef, spinach and eggs, made famous in San Francisco at New Joe’s, an Italian restaurant in 20’s, and was later placed on the menu at a place called … Continue reading

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Autumn Brunch: Baked Eggs with Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprouts Hash

Sometimes good things lead to better things and that’s exactly what happened when these eggs made their way into yet another new dish. It was only last week that I discovered sunny side up eggs could be oven fried. From … Continue reading

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Oven Fried Sunny Side Up Eggs

Editor’s Note: Since this post was written, I did this video. Oven Fried Sunny Side Up Eggs! Who knew. I didn’t know. I accidentally discovered this today when I was making bacon in the oven on my new Lodge griddle. … Continue reading

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Baked Egg, Potato and Spinach Casserole and a Kutsko Cutting Board Give Away

If you’ve ever read Spinach Tiger before you have to know I love eggs and it would only make sense that an individual baked egg and spinach casserole would have to show up one day. This one came from the … Continue reading

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Baked Frittata with Spaghetti and Broccoli

Baked frittata with spaghetti and broccoli could be baked frittata with any kind of pasta and veggie, because it’s all about using the left overs to drive home a protein packed, healthy breakfast lunch or dinner. I needed some cooking … Continue reading

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Spaghetti for Breakfast with Poached Eggs and Tomato Jam

As a food and cooking enthusiast, I have my secret fantasies? I play the game “if I had a restaurant.” I know exactly the approach I would take. Much of it would be the kind of food I cook here. … Continue reading

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Kale and Farm Fresh Poached Eggs

This is an ordinary post showing my ordinary breakfast. Every Saturday I go to the Franklin Farmer’s Market. I look for the seasonal items, but I almost always return home with kale and eggs, which are staples for me. I … Continue reading

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Kale and Green Olive Frittata

Do you ever get like this. You are married for years, maybe decades, and yet you find out something about your spouse that shocks you. You can’t imagine the chaos leading up to this healthy, darling heart-shaped kale frittata.  Superbowl … Continue reading

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Beautiful Poached Eggs

Do you like poached eggs as much as I do. Have you tried to make them and it’s been hit and miss? We’ve all had those days, where the yolk breaks, or gets too hard. When you have a day … Continue reading

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Egg, Olive and Cheese, A Delicious Egg Salad for Parties

This is straight from childhood.  Everyone loves deviled eggs, and most everyone loves egg salad on a crostini. Egg salad is a childhood memory. It’s a feel good. And, it goes anywhere, even a fancy dressed up party that is … Continue reading

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Potato Cake with a Ruffled Egg and Brussels Sprouts

Mashed potatoes serve as a great base for so many wonderful dishes. I don’t make them frequently, but when I do, I made more than enough to use again in another way, especially for potato cakes. Potato cakes were something … Continue reading

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The Ruffled Egg, A French Inspiration of the Poached Egg

In my dream world, we spend our summers traveling Italy, Spain and France. We eat massive amounts of french bread with cold butter knowing we will walk it off. We slip into small obscure eateries where no one speaks English … Continue reading

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Five Star Makeover: Bacon and Eggs, Toast Becomes a Pasta Dish

Lazaro of Lazaro Cooks, an outrageous foodie  created a new cooking club. The classics will get a five star makeover. The first challenge is as Amerciana classic as you can get. Bacon and Eggs. I could have gotten out some … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato Panzanella with Poached Eggs

This past Saturday I won the rotten tomato award. Well, not exactly. It was more like a bushel of heirlooms that had some bruises and might otherwise be thrown out. As I was purchasing some heirloom tomatoes and a yellow … Continue reading

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Magda Zucchini Bake, When Chubby is Better than Slender

Do you like surprises? I do, especially when I go to the farmer’s market and see something I’ve never seen before. And, this happens frequently. I ask myself, “where have I been?” Eating on the moon, or just too comfortable … Continue reading

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Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Frittata for Easter Brunch

Prosciutto wrapped asparagus is one delicious appetizer. And, a healthy snack. Prosciutto de Parma is salty, a tiny tiny bit sweet, and so deeply flavorful that it lingers on your taste buds. Asparagus is a beloved spring joy, so much … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Broccoli Basil Mozzarella Frittata

This is my first “baked” frittata. I have always followed in the footsteps of my mother, grandmother, great grandmother and made my frittatas on top of the stove, a method that takes a lot of practice and confidence, perhaps even … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs – Decadent Holiday Breakfast and Ten Tips for Enjoying Holiday Cooking

After traipsing through six different grocery stores to be prepared for my company for Thanksgiving Day, I realized why many folks dread holiday cooking. The food shopping can be overwhelming on a number of levels, from worrying about who likes … Continue reading

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Sweet Pea and Prosciutto Frittata

I confirmed something I suspected about Spinach Tiger. She loves to cook more than she loves to eat. While many of the food bloggers came to the Food Buzz Festival in San Francisco with a list of “must try” restaurants, … Continue reading

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Carmella’s Asparagus with Poached Egg

I first saw an egg propped up on a row of asparagus at the table next to me on my last night in Rome two years ago. I wasn’t sure how I felt about that dish at the time, but … Continue reading

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Spring Peas with Poached Eggs

Fresh shelled peas, pancetta, and farm fresh poached eggs, perfect for any time of the day. The older I get, the less I want convenience. These hands that have mixed paints and plasters to arrange on walls or hand cut … Continue reading

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Frittata with Yellow Squash, Yellow Peppers

I need to be careful about the things I promise. I promised a frittata using the left over potatoes and mushrooms from this dish. I have made at least one hundred picture perfect frittatas. I have been scrambling eggs since … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Breakfast – His and Hers Eggs Wrapped in Potatoes and Spinach

Since the beginning of cooking history, food has been wrapped inside of food. But, I wonder if we do this for more than practical reasons. Perhaps, it’s just one more way to turn food into a gift. Wrapping food can … Continue reading

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