When Easter is over and all the eggs have been found, what DO you do with all
those hardboiled eggs? Egg salad is a natural, but how many egg salad sandwiches can you realistically eat? Deviled eggs are delicious and can be a great use of all those eggs.
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If you fondly remember your mom’s deviled eggs and would like some simple updated recipes, read on!
All recipes will start with a dozen hard boiled eggs.
Peel the eggs (my least favorite part) and slice lengthwise.
Scoop out the egg yolk and mash in a mixing bowl. (Hint: A potato masher is a great way to smash the egg yolks to achieve a smooth and silky deviled egg mix.)
Add remaining ingredients. Mix, fill the egg whites and decorate as outlined below. If you are adept with using a pastry bag, pipe the mashed egg yolk mixture into the egg white halves using a star, or other decora- tive tip.
Personally, I just spoon it in. Pastry bags and I don’t get along.
Note: These recipes all call for the use of real mayonnaise, if you use a mayo substitute, or Miracle Whip, it will change the taste of the recipe.