Oh boy! Light bulb moment! So there I am, breaking dawn, ready to whisk something up, and behold, the idea for a scrumptious homemade egg salad pops into my head. You know, the kind that makes the mouth water and tummy grumble? Stick around, I’ll spill the beans on my secret recipe. Trust me, you’re in for a treat!
First off, you gotta round up some farm-fresh eggs. I’m talking about those amazingly orange-yolked marvels. Now, you can’t make an omelette without breaking some eggs, so dive in! Got ’em perfectly boiled? Let’s get to peeling!
Next in line, mayonnaise. Now, I’m not a stickler for this, but homemade might hit the sweet spot for some. Whip up good quality oil, egg yolk, mustard, vinegar, and boom! Mayo sorted. But hey, store-bought ain’t too shabby either. Remember, it’s all about balance, you don’t want the egg taking a backseat.
To jazz things up a bit, toss in some chopped onions, celery, and parsley. They add that much-needed crunch and freshness, making the salad a symphony of textures. Now, who could possibly turn a blind eye to some color, right?
To season, don’t hold back at all – use a generous hand with salt and pepper. And voila! Masterpiece created.
To serve, let’s stick to tried-and-true and use whole wheat bread. But hey, if you’re feeling fancy, why not with a green salad, eh? Whatever floats your boat!
So, next time you’ve got company, whip up this showstopper and enjoy the heaps of compliments. Bon appétit! Cooking is, after all, a labor of love. And I believe, putting a little heart into it spices up the deal, every single time.
- Get 8 large eggs and place them in a big pot filled with cold water.
- Turn up the heat and get a rolling boil going.
- Take the pot off the heat, cover it and leave it for about 12 minutes.
- Drain the hot water from the pot and refill it with cold water and ice. Allow eggs to cool.
- While the eggs are chilling, chop up one small onion and two stalks of celery into tiny pieces.
- Pluck some fresh parsley from the garden and chop about 3 tablespoons.
- Once eggs are cooled, peel the shells and discard. Give the eggs a rough chop.
- Grab a large bowl and mix the chopped eggs, onions, celery, and parsley with one cup of mayo.
- Sprinkle it all with some kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
- Next, stir the salad well so that all the ingredients are mixed together.
- Taste for seasoning, adjust salt and pepper if needed.
- Serve your egg salad on whole wheat bread or over a bed of fresh lettuce.
- Garnish it with some fresh dill or paprika if you’d like.
- Serve and prepare for applause!
That was fresh!