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2008/02/23 10:29:35 (permalink)

Egg toppings

What do you like to put on your eggs?

Today I put on tomatillo salsa. Very good. Most of the salsa here in NM (red chile, green chile) work great on eggs...
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    leethebard
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    RE: Egg toppings 2008/02/23 10:38:01 (permalink)
    I agree NYNM,salsa on Scrambled eggs is my fav. But NOT on my over easy.Maybe there a little Hot Sauce.
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    myterry2
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    RE: Egg toppings 2008/02/23 10:49:18 (permalink)
    Nothing...just good old basted eggs.
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    RE: Egg toppings 2008/02/23 11:03:50 (permalink)
    RealSalt Gourmet Natural Sea Salt and a few turns of a McCormick Black Pepper Grinder.
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    RE: Egg toppings 2008/02/23 11:26:13 (permalink)
    I like my eggs poached or sunnyside up- love to crumble the bacon on top- break the yolk- a little gray sea salt- a couple twists of the pepper grinder and DONE.
    For scrambled- I love home made pico, maybe even a little cheese.
    And I have been known to fix them "Italian Style"- olive oil in pan, a potato cut like string fries, scrambled egg mixture poured on when the potato is almost done, and then drizzle a little olive oil over all when serving- Don't knock it until you try it!
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    leethebard
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    RE: Egg toppings 2008/02/23 11:51:56 (permalink)
    mland520,the Italian style sounds great...love potatoes with scrambled eggs,cooked in Extra virgin olive oil.
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    CajunKing
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    RE: Egg toppings 2008/02/23 19:55:35 (permalink)
    Cracked black pepper, a titch of salt, a dab of butter
    for hard cooked eggs


    toast for over easy, with S&P
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    RE: Egg toppings 2008/02/24 23:23:05 (permalink)
    A sprinkle of cheddar for scrambled. If they are poached in the microwave then I like McCormick's salt free garlic & herb seasoning.
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    chewingthefat
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    RE: Egg toppings 2008/02/25 10:46:43 (permalink)
    Yes thanks, I'll have the Italian omlette with meat sauce, bacon, a side of sausage, no, the patty, extra crispy home fries, sourdough toast, first though a large V8, decaf, and a large Sprite with breakfast.
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    RE: Egg toppings 2008/02/25 10:53:25 (permalink)
    I put my easy over eggs on top of a heavily buttered pancake or waffle add salt & pepper, chop up the eggs and dig in!
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    RE: Egg toppings 2008/02/26 14:27:13 (permalink)
    Salt & pepper - definately. On eggs cooked in various ways.
    On scrambled eggs I often crumble bacon. I like thyme with eggs too.
    On fried eggs - just s&p. On poached eggs - hollandaise sauce!
    Under poached eggs - ham and an english muffin!

    CB, thinking about eggs benedict for supper
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/17 19:14:49 (permalink)
    It's not so much what I put on the eggs, but in. I roast serrano peppers (2), diced, and chop some green onion, then scramble that. On top, fresh ground black pepper, some grated Cheddar (although American slices can be good too), and a Louisiana style (NOT Mexican) hot sauce.
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/17 19:49:08 (permalink)
    There's a place in Niantic, Connecticut, David John's, that has a great egg dish. It's eggs scrambled with sliced hot and sweet Italian sausage, peppers, onions and potatoes.
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/17 21:31:49 (permalink)
    Scrambled eggs with some Smoked Oysters on top and a Spicy Bloody Mary with Celery and Stuffed Olives. A real He-Man's Breakfast!
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/17 22:51:59 (permalink)
    To top the 3 soft-poached eggs I cooked in my 60's Revere ware 3 egg poacher: Place eggs in a shallow bowl. Top each with a pat of butter, grind on some fresh pepper & a sprinkle of salt. Chop it all up with a spoon (of course! These are SOFT poached eggs) and eat it with some toast to sop up all the buttery eggy goodness. For a depraved East Texas White Trash spin, do all of the above but ALSO top the eggs with a "sauce" (I use the word loosely) concocted of Campbell's Cream of Chicken soup, Kraft "Olde English Sharpe" cheese slices & Half&Half or cream or milk. Sometimes I add some chives or other herbs to this. And you don't want to know what I sometimes add for a quasi-meat addition...
    CiaoMeOwww!
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    nobullbob1
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/18 08:54:16 (permalink)
    GRITS. . . . period!
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    PapaJoe8
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/18 13:15:09 (permalink)
    Salsa Verde! But first a dash of butter while the egg is hot enough to melt it. Oh, and some S&P.
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/20 18:15:15 (permalink)
    Ketchup and grape jelly, sunny side up.
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/20 18:31:00 (permalink)
    BR

    Ketchup and grape jelly, sunny side up.

    Have you considered getting Professional Help?
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/20 18:33:40 (permalink)
    BR

    Ketchup and grape jelly, sunny side up.

      This must be a joke!
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/20 22:00:48 (permalink)
    Use to be a treat to have homemade chili sauce with our eggs on a Sunday morning.
    A bigger treat was to have biscuits & gravy, topped with two soft eggs and homemade chili sauce on the side with ham. Mom knew breakfast.
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/20 22:42:14 (permalink)
    A bigger treat was to have biscuits & gravy, topped with two soft eggs and homemade chili sauce on the side with ham. Mom knew breakfast.

     
    Sounds like Mom had her own version of Benedict and she did know breakfast!
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/20 23:43:53 (permalink)
    Greymo

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    Ketchup and grape jelly, sunny side up.

      This must be a joke!


    No joke... I know it probably sounds weird but I happen to like it.  I like'em sunny side up with fish sauce also.
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    sizz
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/20 23:56:44 (permalink)
    Am I the only guy whose mother would fry eggs down to parade rest till a kid like me would despise fried eggs? ..... I must say I never had eggs prepared to an edible condition till I joined the Navy.... I can remember my first breakfast in the Navy when walking through the chow line and the mess cook asked me how do you want your eggs... damn I never knew I had a choice....  I heard the sailors in front of me say "over easy"  and I said the same.... I've been loving eggs ever since,  just salt & pepper on top

    My Mom's eggs would look like the pic below....yuck.



    this is the way I like em


     
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/23 21:07:18 (permalink)
    Nothing does an egg proud like a sprinkle of salt & pepper.

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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/23 21:59:22 (permalink)
    sizz

    Am I the only guy whose mother would fry eggs down to parade rest till a kid like me would despise fried eggs? ..... I must say I never had eggs prepared to an edible condition till I joined the Navy.... I can remember my first breakfast in the Navy when walking through the chow line and the mess cook asked me how do you want your eggs... damn I never knew I had a choice....  I heard the sailors in front of me say "over easy"  and I said the same.... I've been loving eggs ever since,  just salt & pepper on top

    My Mom's eggs would look like the pic below....yuck.



    this is the way I like em




    I'd have killed for eggs that looked the way you say your mother's eggs looked. My mother insisted that if any part of an egg was white it was raw. And if any part of the yolk was less than dark brown it, too, was raw.
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/24 07:44:27 (permalink)
    My grandma maid eggs like that Michael...we called them "crispy Eggs"...she fried them up in her good Italian Olive oil....yolks were soft,somehow, but the whites got nice and crispy...and oh that hint of olive oil!!!!!!
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/24 08:07:25 (permalink)
    I don't put anything but salt and pepper on my eggs, but I like to put my eggs on:

    toast
    english muffins
    ham
    steak
    crispy corned-beef hash
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/24 13:11:21 (permalink)
    I have two poached eggs on toast with a shake of Cajun seasoning every morning for breakfast. I would rather have two fried eggs on corn-beef hash. Crispy corn-beef would kick it up several notches into the food of Gods.
    But my wife thinks I am going to the Devil with my diet.
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    Re:Egg toppings 2010/04/24 13:36:27 (permalink)
    On fried : salt, pepper, sometimes a little tomato ketchup or brown sauce on the side.

    On poached & scrambled : salt and pepper

    On boiled : just salt.

    I do understand the whole salsa etc + egg attraction, its just not for me. I like my eggs as fresh & natural and possible, and to taste of egg mostly

    I could not eat eggs cooked the way they look in sizz's first picture there, I agree with the distaste. I understand its to some people's taste but to me, overcooked eggs are just plain wrong

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