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The Exceptional Egg
Vol. 9 No. 4

Crack open the possibilities

Besides being a must-have ingredient in many dishes, eggs can play a starring role. Here are some delicious examples for any time of day.

Break a farm-fresh egg into shimmering Stella Cadente Olive Oil, let it get lacy around the edges, turn over and serve on a slice of really good bread, above: Crispy Oil-Fried Eggs on Toast.

For authentic Huevos Rancheros, above, you must have authentic Mrs. A's Salsa Buena.

Turn breakfast ingredients into a tasty appetizer that will be a big hit: Egg and Bacon Bites, above, served on Valley Lahvosh crackers.

Chef Jill Silverman Hough created this recipe using Hollandia Produce / Live Gourmet's Live Gourmet Lettuce: BLT Salad with Poached Egg & Hollandaise Dressing, above. As delicious as it is pretty.

Everyone loves grilled cheese sandwiches. Add an egg and the wonderful aroma and flavor of one of the Sauce Goddess's Spice Rubs, and you have a better thing altogether: Latin Heat Grilled Cheese Sandwich, above.

Such an interesting combination of flavors that really works. Wallaby Organic yogurt mixed with a little garlic is topped with poached eggs, and paprika-sage butter. Sop it all up with whole wheat pita. Yum! Poached Eggs with Yogurt and Sage Butter, above.

There's hot sauce, and then there's Sartain's Menu The Sauce for the truly discriminating hot-sauce lover. Used to make Cheesy, Spicy Eggs and Bacon, above. It'll wake you up, no matter what time of day it is!

Deviled Eggs for Derby Day, May 3

Deviled Eggs are a tradition at Churchill Downs when the Kentucky Derby is being run. We've got some suggestions for you horse-racing fans.

With a nod to Dr. Seuss, Devilish Green Eggs & Ham, below, are made with Bella Chi-Cha Basil Pesto.

Good mustard is really important for good Deviled Eggs, below, so use long-time favorite, Mendocino Mustard.

Pickled eggs were once a fixture on every bar. Here's a recipe for Beet-Pickled Deviled Eggs, below, that also uses Mendocino Mustard.

Beautiful, elegant, and tasty: Deviled Eggs topped with Tsar Nicoulai Sturgeon Estate Caviar, below.

A dollop of hummus takes any dish up a notch. This easy wrap uses FavaLife's Roasted Red Pepper Fava Bean Hummus. Spinach and whole wheat tortillas add to the nutrition factor. Egg and Hummus Wrap, below.

B & R Farms Dried Apricot Chili Preserves give Breakfast Egg Wrap, below, a spicy sweet kick.

The simple addition of a top-quality ingredient can change the ordinary into the extraordinary. For instance, adding Sonoma Brinery Bread & Butter Pickles for a Scrambled Egg Sandwich with Cheese and Pickles, below.

Cucumber Dill Egg Salad, made with Pollen Ranch Dill Pollen is great for sandwiches or an appetizer.

Eggs nestled in onion rings top Pizza with Eggs, Roasted Red Peppers and Olives, above, made with Organic Balsamic Olives from California Coast Naturals.

The recipe from "Nona Lim: Real, Simple, Delicious" for Miso Ramen Soup with Egg and Pork, above, is a complete meal, with noodles, vegetables, an egg and sliced pork.

Using the Caely & Cobb Mushroom Risotto Mix makes preparing Vegetable Risotto with Poached Egg, above, super easy.

Eggs nestled in a "basket" of bacon and Giusto's Specialty Foods' polenta make a beautiful and delicious presentation: Bacon-Wrapped Eggs with Polenta, above.

Genuine Grub's Spicy Pickled Cabbage is naturally fermented, with no cultures added. This probiotic food is also yummy, especially topped with an egg in Kimchi Chicken Noodle Soup, above.

Truffle Butter from Fabrique Délices is the secret ingredient in this amazing recipe: Truffled Toast with Radicchio and Poached Egg, above.

La Tourangelle Artisan Oils makes a wide variety of nut and seed oils, including the Toasted Sesame Oil used to make Egg Foo Yung, above, like you've never tasted it before.

Scrambled eggs are my go-to late night snack. The addition of one of the Pestos, (Basil, above) from Bella Chi-Cha Products makes them into Scrambled Egg with Basil Pesto.


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