This holiday is dedicated to the classic dish of stuffed eggs. You can use a variety of fillings and spices to create a unique and delicious treat. Green onions, bacon, crabs, olives, herring, caviar, and favorite spices are all great options for experimentation. Join millions of other connoisseurs of this classic dish and celebrate National Deviled Egg Day.
- In 500 B.C., imperial dishes included a treat of eggs seasoned with wine, oil, or broth, served with pepper or a plant called laser.
- In the year 61, the dish appeared in the work “Satyricon”, during a feast, the guests ate songbirds marinated in heavily peppered yolks stuffed with eggs.
- In 1786, the dish “Devil’s Eggs” appeared for the first time. It was so named for the spicy filling, which consists of yolk, mustard, vinegar, mayonnaise, and ground pepper.
- In 1940, mayonnaise was used to combine all the ingredients and create the classic deviled egg.
How to take part
On this day, it’s important to keep it simple. Prepare a classic recipe for deviled eggs, using the traditional filling of egg yolk, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, and your favorite spices. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can add cream cheese, cocoa, powdered sugar, cream, parsley, tomatoes, cheese, capers, sour cream, green onions, pepperoni, dill, and olives to the filling. The Scandinavian version of the dish includes caviar, onion, and herring. This classic treat is a great addition to any holiday or party and is a great source of protein.
When is National Deviled Egg Day celebrated in 2023?
National Deviled Egg Day is observed on November 2 each year.