I love the pictures in cookbooks. Great pictures of good food make me hungry. Great pictures of bad food intrigue me. In Betty Crocker’s “New Good and Easy Cook Book” (1962) ,there is a full colour photo of a hearty-looking, meaty ring filled with a lumpy white sauce. Intriguing! And next to the picture is […]
First of all, I just want to state for the record that this is a real recipe from a real cookbook. This means that of all the combinations of all the different ingredients that can be put on a cracker, someone decided that pickles, peanut butter, and hardboiled eggs belong together.
I actually was not on the deviled eggs bandwagon until I met my now-husband. He loves them, and they are his go-to party food for pot lucks and the like. They are remarkably easy, once you get the technique down, but if you do a nice presentation they can look pretty fancy.