Quantcast

Deviled eggs for breakfast - KOAM TV 7

Deviled eggs for breakfast

© Helen Rosner / Bonnier © Helen Rosner / Bonnier


By Helen Rosner

I've never really been a fan of breakfast foods.

I find that people who are breakfast-eaters absolutely cannot fathom the possibility that I don't share their enthusiasm for Belgian waffles, veggie omelets, bowls of cereal, and stacks of flapjacks.

Over the years I've tried to isolate what drives my distaste for American breakfast (a maple aversion? Carb avoidance?), but I can't seem to find one single thread. It's just not the meal for me.

This morning, I faced the enemy at a breakfast thrown by W Hotels at which Jack Yoss, chef de cuisine at the brand's Bali property, was in charge of the menu. At most breakfast events, I find myself facing down a continental spread that couldn't be less exciting: leaden scones, gooey buns, listless fruit salad. But for this party, Yoss went with a concept seemingly tailor-made for me: breakfast canapés.

For the traditional breakfast-eaters, there were mini frittatas and single squares of waffle filled with peach compote. For me, there was an entry point into luxury breakfast heaven: bite-size banh mi, cups of truffle-spiked congee, and mugs of briny, creamy oyster bisque.

And then I saw the deviled eggs, and I realized I'd found the answer.

It's not that I don't like breakfast eggs — faced with no other choice, they're the subcategory of morning food I'm most likely to enjoy — but I love deviled eggs. The contrast of a creamy, savory yolk mixture against the cool neutrality of the white hits me in exactly the right way.

As a breakfast food, they're ideal: they're surprisingly easy to make for one (just keep a baggie of yolk mixture in the fridge, the halved whites in a separate container, and fill the eggs to order), and they won't provoke the outraged "How can you eat that?!" reaction that I get from the breakfast-food partisans when I start my day with spaghetti in red sauce or leftover chicken curry.

In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if some of the die-harders drop their waffle allegiance and ask me for a bite.

Any version of deviled eggs would work for breakfast, but these are particularly well-suited for the morning:

 

  • Recipes from the KOAM Morning NewsAll RecipesMore>>

  • Fresh Corn and Avocado Salsa

    Fresh Corn and Avocado Salsa

    Thursday, May 25 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-05-25 21:12:30 GMT

    Ingredients · 4 ears Sweet Corn · 2 whole Very Firm Avocados, Diced · 1/2 Red Onion, Diced · 2 Cloves of Garlic · 1/2 Jalapeno, Seeded and Finely Diced · 1/2 Red Bell Pepper, Seeded and Finely Diced · 1 whole Juice of Lime · Plenty of Chopped Cilantro · Salt to Taste · 1 Tablespoon Vinegar · 1 teaspoon Sugar (optional) Instructions Slice kernels off the corn, and combine it with all remaining ing...

    More >>

    Ingredients · 4 ears Sweet Corn · 2 whole Very Firm Avocados, Diced · 1/2 Red Onion, Diced · 2 Cloves of Garlic · 1/2 Jalapeno, Seeded and Finely Diced · 1/2 Red Bell Pepper, Seeded and Finely Diced · 1 whole Juice of Lime · Plenty of Chopped Cilantro · Salt to Taste · 1 Tablespoon Vinegar · 1 teaspoon Sugar (optional) Instructions Slice kernels off the corn, and combine it with all remaining ing...

    More >>
  • Cooking w/ Chuckie: Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

    Cooking w/ Chuckie: Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 1:32 PM EDT2017-05-10 17:32:46 GMT
    Ingredients 1 cup Quinoa, dry 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Fresh garlic, minced 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper 1/4 cup Fresh red bell peppers, seeded, diced 2 tablespoons Fresh green onions, diced 2 tablespoons Fresh red onions, peeled, diced 1/2 cup Fresh cherry tomatoes, halved 1/8...More >>
    Ingredients 1 cup Quinoa, dry 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Fresh garlic, minced 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper 1/4 cup Fresh red bell peppers, seeded, diced 2 tablespoons Fresh green onions, diced 2 tablespoons Fresh red onions, peeled, diced 1/2 cup Fresh cherry tomatoes, halved 1/8...More >>
  • Sesame Beef Kabobs

    Sesame Beef Kabobs

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-05-02 20:55:50 GMT
    1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak (1 inch thick) 2 tablespoon soy sauce 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 1 teaspoon grated lime peel Cut steak into 1-inch pieces and place in re-sealable plastic bag. Add soy sauce, lime juice, vegetable oil, honey, sesame oil, sesame seeds and lime peel to bag and mix well. Refrigerate for an hour. Remove steak from marinade and discard marinade. Thread ...More >>
    1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak (1 inch thick) 2 tablespoon soy sauce 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 1 teaspoon grated lime peel Cut steak into 1-inch pieces and place in re-sealable plastic bag. Add soy sauce, lime juice, vegetable oil, honey, sesame oil, sesame seeds and lime peel to bag and mix well. Refrigerate for an hour. Remove steak from marinade and discard marinade. Thread ...More >>
© 2012 SAVEUR
All rights reserved.
*DISCLAIMER*: The information contained in or provided through this site section is intended for general consumer understanding and education only and is not intended to be and is not a substitute for professional advice. Use of this site section and any information contained on or provided through this site section is at your own risk and any information contained on or provided through this site section is provided on an "as is" basis without any representations or warranties.
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.