Quirky

We never decorated Easter eggs at my house. It seems a shame, because as you can see from my last post, colorful and intricate designs are right up my alley.

But we only ate scrambled eggs when I was little. In fact, some of my family members are still dubious of eggs in any other form. This breakfast pizza, for example, was deemed too frightening for human consumption.

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Hard-boiled eggs are even more objectionable, according to my sisters. So you can see why we didn’t cook a batch every spring. They might offer a fun canvas for painting, but the insides would be wasted.

I, however, learned to love hard-boiled eggs after a trip to Germany. My host family also introduced me another unfamiliar substance often viewed with suspicion: quark.

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Inside-Out Omelettes

Stuffed Pepper Quiche

I can make a beautiful omelette.

But I usually don’t.

I tend to get carried away, chopping up way more vegetables than I can ever fit inside.  Then I go for it anyway – and end up with a half-folded, ragged omelette and a veggie avalanche. It’s delicious, but it’s not much to look at.

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The Egg Came First

At least, it did today!

Eggs have become my go-to breakfast lately. A dependable source of protein when I know lunch is far away.

If you’re going to have the same thing for breakfast over and over, eggs are a great choice. There are more ways to cook an egg than days in the week!

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