Soon the summer will be over and several holidays in my country will come around. It will be Thanksgiving and Christmas that people gather together to eat and visit with one another. Before we know it.
I like to have my meal planned out in advance of what I will be making. Of course the tried and true family favorites will always be made. I like to add new recipes to see how well they do over too.
I was thinking of all the leftovers. I have been seeing many blogs writing about using leftover turkey and stuffing. Not many with leftover deviled eggs.
Deviled eggs are a must at my family gatherings. All my children ask for them. I had neighbors and friends ask for my recipes for my deviled eggs. My oldest son made me smile the other night. He was over with his baby’s momma and my grandson. He was sitting on the couch eating some deviled eggs I had made. He got in a discussion with his baby’s momma. As she mentioned he doesn’t eat any of her mom’s deviled eggs. Like he does mine. He looked at her and said,”Baby, I am sorry but I have to be completely honest. You mom’s deviled eggs are crap, they suck. My mom makes the best kind. Nobody can top hers.”
If you have extra deviled eggs, there are many recipes you can make or incorporate them into. I know of three I have made successfully for my family
Egg Salad – The good old standby that can be made easily be made by leftover deviled eggs. All you do is chop the deviled eggs up and mix together. I place them all in a mixing bowl. I use my whisk to easily break the white egg in slices. By gently pushing down on the eggs. When I get them to the desired size. I mix them together. Sometimes I add more mayo if needed. Chopped pickles, onions or relish can be added depending on taste.
Au Gratin Deviled Eggs – You take fresh spinach. Place it on a in a baking dish. Place the deviled eggs on top. Two or three per person. Top off with a white cheese sauce. Sprinkle a little parmesan. Bake in oven. Done when parmesan turned golden brown.
Ham or Turkey Bacon Deviled Egg Dip – You take leftover deviled eggs and chop them up. You add in chopped up pieces of ham or turkey bacon. Add in shredded cheese. Mix well. Serve in a bowl to dip crackers in.
Do you know anymore ways to create something out of leftover deviled eggs?
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