Deviled Eggs

I love deviled eggs. I think they are the quintessential southern food. Trust me, you don’t have to take cooking classes or be a gourmet chef to do a fabulous job making devilled eggs for the Superbowl, Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving or simply for your next family get-together. For the best peeling results you need to use eggs that are a week or two old. It makes them easier to peel.

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Deviled eggs

Ingredients:

7 large eggs, hard boiled and peeled

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1 1/2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish

1 teaspoon prepared mustard

Salt and pepper, for taste

Chopped chives for garnish

Directions:

Halve 7 eggs lengthwise. Remove yolks and place in a small bowl.
Mash yolks with a fork and stir in mayonnaise, pickle relish, and mustard. Add salt and pepper, to taste.
Fill egg whites evenly with yolk mixture. Store covered in refrigerator.

Peace be with you,
Veronica

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7 Responses to “Deviled Eggs”

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    Brandie@thecountrycook — January 26, 2011 at 2:17 pm

    Ya know, I never knew it was best to use eggs that are a week or two old. Makes sense to me. I adore deviled eggs. And I gotta tell you – I love that a good Catholic girl is posting it…lol. I’m thinking Devil’s Food cake should be next :)

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    Veronica Gantley — January 26, 2011 at 9:36 pm

    Thats a good one! How about eggs in pergatory? How funny would that be. Dont give me any ideas!

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    Brandie@thecountrycook — January 28, 2011 at 2:59 pm

    Eggs in pergatory…hahahaha – love it!!

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    Lizzy — June 28, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    What a neat presentation!!! My hubby loves deviled eggs…I’ll have to treat him soon :)

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    Hester @ Alchemy in the Kitchen — June 30, 2012 at 11:12 am

    Veronica, what beautiful photos, especially the first one which looks like a lovely dream about deviled eggs!

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    Debra Eliot — June 30, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    I think the Fourth is a great time for deviled eggs. I bought some wasabi paste and am going to experiment to try to make some ultra spicy-clear out your sinuses-eggs. Yours, however, are presented beautifully. Great post and very apropos for summer bbqs and get-togethers.

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