I sort of freak out about how good breakfast is. And let’s be honest—it’s a shame to limit it to mornings. This recipe is for a perfect dinner that is filling, cheap, and fun. Can you fry the eggs to the perfect balance of runny and solid without breaking them all over your plate? (And the stove? And the countertop?) Challenge accepted!
An egg salad sandwich is a simple, filling meal that is perfect for lunch or a light dinner. And cheap! Although I recommend buying high-quality eggs, many people are confused about the labeling on egg cartons. Cage-free, organic, fed a vegetarian diet—which is the right one to buy? And should you just pay $0.99 for the Styrofoam container of eggs, or pay $4.00 for the dozen at the farmers market?
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You know when you have been really good about cooking at home? You are trying new things, you are saving money on takeout, and you brag to your friends at work. Oh, and then you look in the fridge and see a bunch of leftover scraps you are not really interested in anymore, and you feel bad throwing it out.
I am the master of dumping old stuff into a new recipe. After a week of cooking, my refrigerator is a leftover goldmine, and while I usually do not mind eating the same thing a few days in a row, sometimes I get sick of it. Enter the quiche. (If you are in the mood for another leftover-killer, see my Everyday Pizza Dough—just toss your leftovers onto homemade pizza dough, and you have a Kitchen-Sink Pizza!) It even works with takeout leftovers.