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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Boiled eggs and egg salad

The trick to boiling eggs is to start with 3 week old eggs. Put water in the pot and carefully place the eggs in before heating. Then bring the water to a boil. Once the water reaches a hard boil, turn off the heat, cover and let set for 20 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove the eggs from the water and place in an egg carton. Put the carton in the freezer for 5 minutes then the refrigerator until cooled.
Hard-boiled eggs
The shells peel off cleanly most of the time. For some reason,  we have 1 fork with long tines.  They drive Dale crazy. But they are good for mashing the eggs for egg salad.
Mashed eggs
I added mustard, horseradish, miracle whip and garlic and herb salt for seasoning.
Adding seasonings
Once I mixed all together, it made a very creamy and tasty egg salad base for sandwiches. The thing I notice most about cooking with farm fresh eggs is that the yolks are a darker yellow than store bought eggs.
Egg Salad -ready to go!

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