Making Eggs Two Ways! Here Are Recipes For Baked Eggs! Spinach Eggs Too!

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Time To Make Some Eggs!

A friend of ours once gave my wife Alex a dozen FRESH eggs – yes, they have chickens – so I surprised her with “Eggs Two Days Two Ways” – and wanted to share the recipes here on “Bite!Eat!Repeat!”

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Barbara’s Classic Baked Eggs!

The idea for baked eggs – and the gorgeous photo by Photographer Marc Hoberman, comes from my good friend Barbara Passino, who included this recipe in her terrific cookbook “Chocolate For Breakfast”!

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Barbara ran Napa Valley’s best bed-n-breakfast for many years, and always served Chocolate as part of her two-course breakfast…she released her own cookbook and this recipe is from that book – which you can order from Amazon or any other bookseller – it’s packed with great recipes! I’m hungry so let’s get started!

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Sausage, garlic and onion get the process going, sautéed with olive oil and a touch of salt and pepper:

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Pre-heat your oven to 375 degrees. Next up, add some fresh spinach to the mixture.

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You see what’s happening here…next, take your baking dish – I used a moderate sized round ramekin, greased up inside with butter – then loaded each one up halfway with my mixture – Barbara adds a splash of cream first, but since I was forced – er, “EAGER” to do a “Whole30” regimen, I left the cream out:

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Next is the fun part: crack two eggs into each ramekin, right on top of the sausage mixture…I like to keep the yolk whole, but it doesn’t matter – whatever you like…then I sprinkle Oregano, Thyme and Paprika over them:

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The ramekins are next placed in a “bain marie” – a water bath – fill a baking dish half full of warm water and put the ramekins in, then into the oven for 20-25 minutes…an FYI: Barbara’s original recipe includes a combination of cheddar, swiss and parmesan cheese grated over the top, but as you know, I was being “Whole30’d”, so I left that out:

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Behold My Baked Eggs!

25 minutes later, here are my baked eggs – I like the yoke who because then you get a big chunk when you dig in…

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Thanks to Barbara for her incredible recipe – even though I stuffed my baked eggs with lots of extras, and her recipe is a more refined, classic approach, which I would have done if not for that “Whole30” thing…like I said, this recipe is just one of dozens and dozens that are in her incredible cookbook!

This was part of a “Eggs Two Days Two Ways” food adventure, and Alex posted this on Instagram to celebrate day one:

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What did I make her on day two?

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Parmesan, Spinach and Garlic Eggs!

This is a favorite mine: saute garlic with olive oil in a large frying pan, then cover the entire pan with spinach:

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Create a small hole in the spinach and crack your fresh eggs in them – then sprinkle parmesan cheese on top, cover and let them “poach”!



Click here for the whole step-by-step recipe!

Now, I’m willing to admit that not every egg dish I try turns out:

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This is a gorgeous “bacon wrapped egg stuffed avocado!”

However, I did NOT end up with that picture when I was done…here’s mine:

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This is what I ended up with – if you want to see just how terrific this recipe is – and how I completely butchered an effort to make it, just click on my story here!

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4 replies

  1. Two cracking egg recipes and easy to do … 🙂

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