Again once I lived alone, earlier than I used to be married, I ate eggs for dinner a number of nights per week — normally scrambled, generally poached, at all times salted to the nines. It was amongst my happiest habits for one.
That point is lengthy gone, however the eggs stay: I eat them almost day-after-day in a single kind or one other, for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They’re cuisine-crossing, genre-hopping staples, as reliably scrumptious a meals as exists on this earth.
And so I’m enamored of our latest particular part dedicated to eggs, in print in The New York Occasions this weekend and on-line now, with 24 recipes and an essay by our personal Eric Kim. In honor of that scrumptious venture, I’ve received 5 eggs-for-dinner concepts for you under. (It might’ve been 50; I actually love eggs.)
There’s additionally nonetheless time to join the digital occasion I’m doing on Tuesday, Could 17, with Tejal Rao, our California restaurant critic (and the creator of The Veggie e-newsletter), and Samin Nosrat, the chef and author. It’s dedicated to vegetarian cooking in all its scrumptious types, and it’s going to be actually enjoyable. Be part of us! And attain out to me anytime at [email protected] together with your egg recollections and requests.
1. Huevos Rancheros
Kay Chun’s model of this traditional Mexican breakfast is zesty (from a easy do-it-yourself salsa), smoky (from the refried beans) and wealthy (from the yolky egg on high). It’s a mix for the ages and a really satisfying dinner.
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2. Skillet-Baked Eggs and Asparagus
Eggs accomplice effectively with most inexperienced greens, however asparagus is their greatest match. (It’s the tidy brightness of the spears mixed with the sloppy richness of the yolk. Opposites appeal to.) This frittata by Melissa Clark brings them collectively in a pan for a simple meal.