So here we are, the last post on how to use those Easter eggs this year! We’ve talked about how to Hard-Boil the Perfect Eggs, how to Dye Your Eggs with Kool-Aid, and how to make a yummy Egg Salad. But now it’s time to show you 3 ways to make the best Deviled Eggs. And after those 3 recipes, we’ll give you 3 recipes to celebrate the true meaning of Easter this year as well…
Start by making the Base Recipe and then finish your recipe by choosing to add 1 of the 3 options below…
The Base Recipe
12 Hard Boiled Eggs, peeled and rinsed (I used extra large)
2 Tbs. Mayo
1 Tbs. Yellow Mustard
1 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Black Pepper
1/4tsp. Garlic Powder
pinch Onion Powder (less than a 1/4 tsp.)
Cut your peeled and rinsed hard boiled eggs in half. Put the yolks in a medium sized mixing bowl, and add all of the above ingredients. Mix all together with a fork. Then select one of the 3 options below to finish your recipe!
Traditional Deviled Eggs
After starting your deviled eggs with the base recipe above add the following:
1 Tbs. Yellow Mustard
2 tsp. Sweet Pickle Relish
That’s it. mix all of the ingredients super well, and you’ve created the standard deviled eggs that you and your kids will enjoy! Spoon the yolk filling back into the halved egg whites, or pipe the filling through a pastry bag or a plastic Ziploc bag with the tip cut off. Yummy! These are my favorite! Ps. Make sure to taste the finished product, if you want to add a bit more of something go ahead, just add small amounts at a time and keep tasting until it’s just right for you. Serve your eggs with a sprinkling of Paprika over the top -that makes them look great, and adds a bit of flavor.
Spicy Little Deviled Eggs
If you want this option be prepared for some heat! Start your recipe with the Base Recipe above and then add the following:
1 Tbs. Whole Grain Dijon Mustard
1-2 Tbs. Frank’s Red Hot or any other Hot Sauce (I used the ‘wings’ style, you can use any hot sauce you prefer)
1 tsp. Cayenne Pepper (powder)
1 tsp. Yellow Mustard
1 tsp. Sweet Pickle Relish
Mix super well, and prepare to your taste. Spoon or pipe the filling into the egg white halves and enjoy. I warn you that Dijon can be quite powerful so you may want to add that to your taste, little-by-little. Top with paprika and/or crushed red pepper to finish the look and add a bit of flavor.
Asian Deviled Eggs
A touch of soy and sesame oil meet together to create these tasty little treats, these are super delicious especially if you’re looking for something different to do with your deviled eggs. Start with the Base Recipe above and then add the following
1 tsp. Whole Grain Dijon Mustard
2 tsp. Soy Sauce
1 tsp. Ginger (powder)
2 tsp. Rice Vinegar
1/4 tsp. Toasted Sesame Oil
Mix all of the ingredients well, and spoon or pipe the egg yolk filling into the egg white halves. Top with a sprinkling of crushed red pepper and/or sesame seeds. Yes, you may think this is an odd combination, but I swear it really works well together. Again, make sure you make the recipe to your taste, if you’re not sure of an ingredient, add a little, taste, and if it needs more, then add some more.
A Few Ways to Celebrate Easter
Now as we’re wrapping up our last Easter Egg post, I wanted to touch on a different note of the true meaning of Easter. Namely that it is the celebration of the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Yes, we love the holiday full of food, candy, and the Easter bunny, but I felt like we couldn’t pass Easter by without remembering why we truly celebrate this Sunday every year.
So this Easter, I hope you can share a little bit in the tradition of family and friends, and the remembrance of our Lord. Here’s a few ways to share Easter with your children and family:
From Inspired by Family Magazine is a great post literally taking the words out of my mouth entitled, “Caught In Between the Easter Bunny & The Cross Advent Ideas for Adults and Kids.” In it Mari gives some great ideas for celebrating Easter like, answering “What does Easter bunnies, egg hunts, etc.. have to do with Easter?” She also has a great idea for an Easter Advent Calendar and these yummy Resurrection Rolls.
For another idea, here’s a nice illustration of the week of Easter that would be great to share with the kids too.
And finally, I always like to watch a short 30 minute video called the Lamb of God that was produced by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints a few years ago. You can watch the start of it here: And you can order the full video for Free here.
Please enjoy the spirit of Easter with family and friends this year and enjoy all the good times another holiday brings. Happy Easter!