Deviled Eggs & Perfecting Hard Cooked Eggs


Serves 8

Perfect Hard Cooked Eggs


  1. Arrange eggs in a single layer in a saucepan.
  2. Cover with at least 2 inches of cold water.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 15 minutes.
  5. Drain and cool in ice water of under cold running water.

Deviled Eggs
8 hard cooked eggs, peeled
1/3 cup light mayonnaise
2 tsp Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp hot sauce
salt and pepper to taste


  1. Halve eggs and pop yolks into a large bowl.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mash with a fork until smooth.
  3. Spoon into reserved whites and garnish as desired.

Garnish Ideas
Fresh herbs
Smoked paprika
Black sea salt
Toasted sesame seeds
Smoked trout chevrons
Crumbled blue cheese
Crumbled cooked bacon
Smoked salmon or gravlax
Crumbled kale chips
French fried shallots
Trout caviar
Garlic scape pesto
Pickled milkweed buds or capers
Prosciutto, duck or pork