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Eggs are perfect food

Posted by Sheryl Julian  April 14, 2009 07:03 PM

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New York restaurant group Union Square Hospitality, which includes Union Square restaurant, Gramercy Tavern, Eleven Madison Park, Tabla, and The Modern, raised money for City Harvest by donating a portion of chicken entrees to the hunger organization. Now they're doing the same thing with eggs. If I owned a restaurant, there'd be an egg dish on the menu every day.

The one here is made by tossing salad greens with a lemony vinaigrette, hard-cooking eggs, and setting two halves around the edges of each plate. Season mayonnaise (commercial is fine) with Dijon mustard, a splash of white wine vinegar, and a few drops of hot water until it is the consistency of thick cream. Spoon the mayonnaise over the eggs.

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