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What to do with Ultra-Fresh Eggs Laid by Lovingly Raised Chickens

A very kind colleague just presented me with a dozen eggs laid by his hand-reared chickens over the last two days. By dumb luck, I have a very special brunch planned for Saturday. I can think of a whole lot of things to NOT waste them on, but my one productive thought is Eggs Benedict. Other thoughts are most welcome!

asked by Melusine over 1 year ago
7 answers 534 views
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Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 1 year ago

The simpler, the better so the eggs shine. Love your eggs Benedict idea. Depending on what they ate, their yolks may be the most lovely color.

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added over 1 year ago

Thank you -- I'm told they have hard shells because they eat a lot of bugs, and they get to share their owner's dinner, and he mentioned he eats lots of curries. Could be interesting!

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Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 1 year ago

That sounds so intriguing. I buy my eggs from a farmer who pastures a small flock of hens. The eggs are amazing and yes, the shells are very strong. You'll be immediately spoiled.

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Susan W

Susan W is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 1 year ago

That sounds so intriguing. I buy my eggs from a farmer who pastures a small flock of hens. The eggs are amazing and yes, the shells are very strong. You'll be immediately spoiled.

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added over 1 year ago

Poached eggs can be a delicious brunch option, especially when topped with Curried Vegetables:
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added over 1 year ago

Tortilla Española or a frittata with lots of fresh greens!