Happy almost Independence Day, ya’ll! Here’s to family gatherings around a checker board table cloth, fireworks, flags flying, and turtle races. Yes, turtle races– and this is not a slow paced race, it is a race of actual turtles. You should try it this year- you won’t be sorry.
We have huge family gatherings in my family— sisters, brothers, aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, pets– we are always getting together for something. And it is our turn to host. Since my whole family is descending on our house this weekend, I have been in massive prep mode. Getting groceries, ice, cleaning, and finding a turtle for the race (which is no easy task in the middle of the city).
This year I’m going to mix up one of our family favorites– deviled eggs.
These are way to easy to make and your guests will love the change to pace from the traditional recipe.
First to boil the eggs. Place eggs in a pot of water over high heat. Bring water to a boil, then remove the pot from heat. Cover and let eggs continue to cook for 10 minutes in hot water. After 10 minutes rinse eggs in cold water and peel immediately. **Tip: eggs peel much better when warm.
Have a happy and safe holiday! Lauren[yumprint-recipe id=’224′]