Cookbook Giveaway – Eggs on Top

Eggs on TopThe latest cookbook from Andrea Slonecker tackles a subject both humble and honored. Eggs on Top explores the variety of ways that eggs can elevate a dish. We’re delighted to offer five copies of the book.

Andrea talked with us about her cookbook, egg trends, and plans for two more cookbooks.

To win a copy, just answer the following question: what is your favorite dish that prominently features eggs?

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  • The giveaway will expire in 4 weeks on April 22, 2014.

This contest is now closed.  The 5 lucky winners, selected by random number generator, are sgump, lsgourmet, Karincs, LilyB612, and PatriciaW.

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165 Comments

  • Kerrey  on  March 25, 2014

    I love Eggs Benedict. I used to go to a little restaurant in Evanston Il that made a variation they called Eggs Sardou, using a fried green tomato instead of the English muffin and it was amazing!

  • pwsnook  on  March 25, 2014

    Soft scrambled eggs and onions! My mom would beat the eggs by hand with a rotary egg beater until they were foamy and then pour them into an electric skillet over chopped onions that had been slowly cooked in butter. She would cover the skillet and occasionally lift the lid to fold the eggs until soft pillows formed. I have never been able to make these eggs like she did, but I keep trying!

  • sipa  on  March 25, 2014

    Spagetti Carbonara, but really anything gets an egg on it at my house. Tonight avocado on toast topped with an egg.

  • stockholm28  on  March 25, 2014

    shakshuka

  • acorgihouse  on  March 25, 2014

    Fried Rice, what I had for dinner tonight. I make it different every time, but I always put in more eggs than normally used because I love the soft scrambled eggs with the savory seasoning and the soy sauce twang. Love it.

  • danibattle  on  March 25, 2014

    Fried egg sandwich – heaven!

  • mfeldman51  on  March 25, 2014

    Huevos rancheros, with duck eggs.

  • MiChal.626  on  March 25, 2014

    Shakshouka, Israeli style.

  • GillB  on  March 26, 2014

    Poached eggs and mushrooms on 5 grain

  • GoldenLeica  on  March 26, 2014

    I love eggs scrambled with homemade spatzle!

  • CarbonToe  on  March 26, 2014

    I keep it simple, poached egg on unbuttered toast with a few shakes of tabasco sauce.

  • wester  on  March 26, 2014

    Egg salad, with homemade mayonnaise of course.

  • sharifah  on  March 26, 2014

    Fried eggs on toast, with tomato ketchup and thick soy sauce! Have been eating this since I was 5 🙂

  • Titch  on  March 26, 2014

    I Love Eggs In So Many Dishes As Well As Just Eggs. I Would Say I Love Quiche's With Eggs The Most xxx

  • Soccermom  on  March 26, 2014

    Quiche, French toast, scrambled eggs. I love eggs.

  • bfg67  on  March 26, 2014

    does creme brulee count?! If not, eggs benedict.

  • Zosia  on  March 26, 2014

    Shakshuka.

  • vickster  on  March 26, 2014

    Huevos rancheros

  • chris2468  on  March 26, 2014

    l'm a simple person so l love POACHED EGGS on TOAST, with freshly ground pepper

  • madamepince  on  March 26, 2014

    Deviled eggs!

  • ksg518  on  March 26, 2014

    Egg salad sandwich!

  • kayanelson  on  March 26, 2014

    Eggs benedict is my favorite.

  • decklededges  on  March 26, 2014

    Right now, at 9 months pregnant, I'm really missing fried eggs on toast.

  • westminstr  on  March 26, 2014

    Frittatas are my weeknight staple.

  • jupflute  on  March 26, 2014

    Huevos rancheros and similar items

  • prpost  on  March 26, 2014

    Eggs Benedict

  • vinochic  on  March 26, 2014

    Hueveos Rancheros for sure!

  • bbmac  on  March 26, 2014

    Grilled cheese and bacon with a fried egg on top.

  • vbrowns  on  March 26, 2014

    cheddar omelet

  • JaneC  on  March 26, 2014

    scrambled eggs with herbs

  • Lovestocook  on  March 26, 2014

    Mexican style spicy red rice with a fried egg on top

  • FunkyViriditas  on  March 26, 2014

    A lentil burger with a fried egg on top, courtesy of the The Meatball Shop in NYC.

  • adrienneyoung  on  March 26, 2014

    A salad (with bacon in it!) with a poached egg on top. Egg yolk makes the best sauce, doesn't it?

  • sgump  on  March 26, 2014

    "Syrian eggs with rhubarb"; for recipes, see Gil Mark's *Olive Trees and Honey* or Jennifer Felicia Abadi's *A Fistful of Lentils.* Delicious!

  • Queezle_Sister  on  March 26, 2014

    A single lovely egg, over easy, with za'ater, and served with whole grain bread. Because I usually have my own chickens, and thus the best eggs, a simple preparation truly showcases the egg.

  • angiehoggett  on  March 26, 2014

    goats cheese & red pepper frittata

  • lsgourmet  on  March 26, 2014

    Matza Brei, lox & eggs, Israeli shashuka. All dishes to help one through the Passover holidays!

  • KarinaFrancis  on  March 26, 2014

    Huevos rancheros or any permutation of baked eggs

  • paulabucharles  on  March 26, 2014

    I'm a big fan of eggs. I can have them with just about anything. But I can't resist to breakfast creamy soft scrambled eggs & bacon, egg sandwich (runny yolk, of course), fresh egg salad, Benedicts. I have eggs every single day…

  • sabrina7  on  March 27, 2014

    omelets with lots of veges!

  • jenniesb  on  March 27, 2014

    I love eggs -in, on and under anything. Right now i'm loving a dish from my favorite food truck: An awesome charred cabbage salad with chpped apples, caramelized onions, feta, and a poached egg on top. Yum.

  • Sally  on  March 27, 2014

    Tortilla Española

  • chawkins  on  March 27, 2014

    My childhood staple: fried egg on rice with a little bit of soy sauce.

  • ballen  on  March 27, 2014

    Eggs benedict crab cake!

  • cadfael  on  March 27, 2014

    Poached eggs over Chilaquiles with salsa versa, quesa fresco, cilantro, creme, onion. MMMMMMMMMMMmexican vacation

  • Grywhp  on  March 27, 2014

    Fried eggs with toast

  • farmkat  on  March 27, 2014

    frittatas! love 'em

  • jfadiman  on  March 27, 2014

    Mmmm…Eggs Benedict!

  • boardingace  on  March 27, 2014

    Breakfast strata…but it's hard to choose 🙂

  • EdieD  on  March 27, 2014

    That;s definitely a soft boiled egg with just some salt. The person who invented that,sure deserves a statue. Two statues.

  • TheSpicedLife  on  March 27, 2014

    Hard Boiled Eggs with dijon mustard, a jam of some sort (currently using a garlic and onion jam) and good sea salt. Swoon!

  • LizatSoFAB  on  March 27, 2014

    Egg salad sandwich.

  • Rinshin  on  March 28, 2014

    loco moco, Japanese curry with egg on top and pizza with egg on top too. I love egg(s) on top of many food items and this book is a must have one.

  • jacrae  on  March 28, 2014

    I just love soft boiled eggs with toast to dip! Simple and delicious!

  • Isis1981uk  on  March 28, 2014

    Omelettes – especially the smell!

  • clairew137  on  March 28, 2014

    Omelettes

  • lovemykitchen  on  March 28, 2014

    In a wonderful Caesar Salad, softly cooked and newly laid free range!! Don't forget the anchovies!! Yummmmmm

  • nigelandjess  on  March 29, 2014

    Omelettes – made with any leftovers in the fridge. So easy and yum!

  • elweinstein  on  March 29, 2014

    sunday night frittata with all the vegetables that need to get eaten!

  • Teemo  on  March 29, 2014

    hmm, I have to say Chinese steamed egg custard.

  • pup8754  on  March 29, 2014

    eggs benedict

  • PatriciaW  on  March 29, 2014

    Eggs make everything better. Gotta love a sourdough toast fried egg sandwich, egg fried in just a bit of olive oil, with a slather of herbed mayo.

  • pgarcia  on  March 29, 2014

    I love Deviled Eggs!

  • CatYee  on  March 29, 2014

    A poached egg on corned beef hash. Yum.

  • Cloudless  on  March 29, 2014

    Quiche Lorraine still rates with me!

  • doloresmay  on  March 29, 2014

    Eggs Benedict w/crab

  • kalex426  on  March 29, 2014

    Has to be a frittata, a few eggs with some veggies and cheese and it's a complete meal, brunch or dinner!

  • brynapg  on  March 29, 2014

    a tangy shakshuka or a swiss chard tart with lots of cream, eggs and smoked gouda in a butter crust.

  • dgcbooth  on  March 29, 2014

    Coddled eggs!

  • hopefulau  on  March 29, 2014

    I love boiled eggs mixed with a curry sauce on toast.

  • patsylu  on  March 29, 2014

    At this time of year my thoughts turn to matzo brei.

  • Schout  on  March 29, 2014

    Scrambled eggs with chives and goat cheese. Or, anything with a poached egg!

  • jannic  on  March 29, 2014

    Zucchini slice. It's a baked style of egg slice with zucchini, bacon, onion and cheese. A bit like a baked frittata.

  • mjirsch  on  March 29, 2014

    deviled eggs

  • cocecitycook  on  March 29, 2014

    huevos rancheros or an omelet with fontina cheese and asparagus or pasta carbonara. I have chickens running loose in by backyard and I must use up all of those lovely eggs they leave for me!

  • Beckiemas  on  March 29, 2014

    I LOVE adding a boiled egg to a lentil salad bowl. It adds to much depth and is really brought out by salt and pepper. It's a very delightful and simple pleasure.

  • Ordinaryblogger  on  March 29, 2014

    Fried egg over butternut squash and freekeh.

  • alicebrody  on  March 29, 2014

    Huevos ranchero, if I really hVe to choose just one.

  • Clove  on  March 30, 2014

    Boiled egg and toast soldiers. I eat it for breakfast every day and never get tired of it.

  • JanScholl  on  March 30, 2014

    Vegetarian bimimbab. It's my fav Korean dish. Must be served in a stone bowl.

  • gjelizabeth  on  March 30, 2014

    An egg steam-poached on top of sautéed vegetables (whatever is in the crisper but starting with a chopped onion) using the fat from a slice of bacon, bacon reserved and crumbled on top with a grind of fresh pepper. Yum.

  • debbzt  on  March 30, 2014

    A fresh salad full of our beautiful herbs from our garden, sweet cherry tomatoes, baby peas, lightly seared asparagus, toasted pinenuts, chopped up crispy bacon, cubes of fresh brie, piled high in a bowl…..topped off with a lightly poached egg and drizzled with a good balsamic vinegar!…..yumm!

  • Ericalgr  on  March 30, 2014

    Eggs benedict

  • krobbins426  on  March 30, 2014

    Shakshouka is a current favorite.

  • infotrop  on  March 30, 2014

    A frittata with any just about any other ingredient — my go-to dinner in a pinch.

  • tagubajones  on  March 30, 2014

    Spanish tortilla.

  • cezovski  on  March 30, 2014

    I like Chile Rellenos which is mostly made up of eggs! Scrambled eggs are a favorite also!

  • thecookspyjamas  on  March 30, 2014

    Coddled eggs cooked on a base of slow cooked mushrooms, with a spoonful of sour cream and grated Gruyere cheese on top

  • Nancith  on  March 30, 2014

    I love my bibimbap with an egg on top, and also bread, cheese & egg strata!

  • OneHighlanderSailor  on  March 30, 2014

    Eggs Benedict

  • ChristinaRI  on  March 30, 2014

    Dessert Souffle

  • emiliang  on  March 31, 2014

    Egg salad sandwich with perfectly hard-boiled eggs — delicate, not gummy, whites and brightly yellow, not green-tinged, yolks. Could it eat it every day!

  • ltsuk  on  March 31, 2014

    Deviled eggs!

  • jd5761  on  March 31, 2014

    Eggs Benedict for me, or maybe a really good egg foo yung…

  • dcockburn  on  March 31, 2014

    Wow too many to choose. Eggs Benedict is right up there though.

  • HelenB  on  March 31, 2014

    I love eggs, but if I had to choose one special way to eat them, I would say a Grand Marnier soufle with creme anglaise.

  • sailor  on  March 31, 2014

    i love stuffed eggs because you can make them in so many different ways.

  • earthnfire  on  April 1, 2014

    Huevos rancheros, but I don't make them enough.

  • crandall57  on  April 1, 2014

    Eggs Benedict

  • debkellie  on  April 3, 2014

    For me: It has to be quiche of some sort (particularly as we grow our own eggs) : and this is my present favourite: Tarte Flamiche try it for yourself at: http://www.eatyourbooks.com/library/recipes/610281/tarte-flamiche-with-paprika-thyme

  • Dorothy  on  April 3, 2014

    Huevos rancheros, hands down. (If I get to pick two, then frittata would the second!)

  • herby  on  April 3, 2014

    My favourite breakfast is toast topped with avocado, thinly sliced tomato and perfectly cooked sunny side up egg – so good!

  • trudys_person  on  April 3, 2014

    My favourite egg dish is my husband's Popover Pancake (aka Dutch Baby) – at least once a week for breakfast! After that, omelettes, quiche, frittata … eggs are very versatile!

  • Brandeemk  on  April 3, 2014

    I LOVE eggs. Quiche has always been my standby for the many ways it can be prepared. Recently a Japanese friend hooked me on Ketchup Rice with runny scrambled eggs stirred in.

  • pokarekare  on  April 4, 2014

    Plain poached eggs from my own chickens, scrambled eggs done Mum's way [chives and parsley etc. gently heated in plenty of butter, then break eggs directly into pan and scramble oh so gently, adding s&p to taste.]. Asian comfort food – a bowl of hot steamed rice topped with quickly stir-fried green onions, then heat pan very high, drop in egg, turn as soon as it is firm on the bottom and remove while the yolk is still runny inside. Top with soy sauce and get out the chopsticks!!!

  • wmhinshaw  on  April 4, 2014

    Annie's shakshuka!

  • marie1938  on  April 5, 2014

    Eggs poached in tomato sauce I use my homemade) with lots of Italian bread and butter

  • ae.bell  on  April 6, 2014

    I love poached eggs on lentils

  • CindyinOttawa  on  April 6, 2014

    So many choices! Eggs are my favourite. But I have to say Frittata. In fact, I'm gonna make one right now!

  • hihelen_westbrook  on  April 7, 2014

    Eggs benedict or huevos rancheros, depends on my mood.

  • kristenn  on  April 7, 2014

    Huevos rancheros!

    But I also do this great quick combination of Taste Bite Bombay Potatoes, 'Italian blend' frozen veggies, and an egg on top.

  • Sarabclever  on  April 7, 2014

    Huevos rancheros–something I need to start making at home.

  • percussion03  on  April 7, 2014

    My kale pie

  • matag  on  April 7, 2014

    Any kind of Benedict

  • pers1stence  on  April 7, 2014

    i admit it, i like just plain simple scrambled eggs best. 🙂

  • amylou61  on  April 8, 2014

    Eggs Benedict is my favorite and a special treat.

  • JoBills  on  April 8, 2014

    Poached eggs with fried mushrooms and thyme on an English muffin.

  • Nsteinen  on  April 10, 2014

    Eggs sardou

  • Taxlady  on  April 10, 2014

    Egg salad sandwiches

  • Dcotter  on  April 10, 2014

    Frittata

  • nmclallen  on  April 10, 2014

    Quiche or strata

  • SoRefined  on  April 11, 2014

    A nice simple egg salad. Yum.

  • GsyAnne  on  April 11, 2014

    Eggs benedict

  • rivergait  on  April 11, 2014

    Lemon Curd…which uses 2 eggs plus 2 egg yolks. When you have as many chickens as I do, ANYTHING made with eggs is my go-to menu item.

  • dinnermints  on  April 11, 2014

    Eggs en cocotte – a little chutney or pesto or other sauce in the bottom of buttered ramekins, drop in the eggs, bake in a water bath, sprinkle with herbs/cheese/salt & pepper. Beautiful for brunch.

  • RickPearson54  on  April 11, 2014

    Eggs Benedict.

  • napier  on  April 12, 2014

    shakshuka- so many bold flavours

  • Foodstylist  on  April 12, 2014

    eggs in purgatory

  • Rosesrpink50  on  April 12, 2014

    Simple sunny side up with toast.

  • nursey  on  April 13, 2014

    Love love love Yotam Ottolenghi's Skillet-Baked Eggs with Spinach, Yogurt, and Spiced Butter

  • chefoncall  on  April 14, 2014

    Eggs Benedict!

  • dineindivatami  on  April 14, 2014

    Over easy please

  • sbh2006  on  April 14, 2014

    Anything and everything – egg custards like chawanmushi, tortilla espanola, frittata, dashimaki tamago…

  • Karincs  on  April 15, 2014

    Any interesting version of eggs Benedict. Florentine, crab, eggplant–perch a poached egg and I'm all over it!

  • nihalh  on  April 15, 2014

    Eggs sunny side up.

  • LilyB612  on  April 15, 2014

    Lobster Benedict with a lemony hollandaise!

  • ean  on  April 15, 2014

    huevos rancheros

  • toddschut  on  April 17, 2014

    Stone Bowl BiBimBap

  • wanda72  on  April 17, 2014

    I love mushroom omelettes and fritattas.

  • psj926  on  April 17, 2014

    Eggs Norwegian, which is like eggs Benedict, but with smoked salmon substituted for the Canadian bacon. Yummy.

  • linded  on  April 17, 2014

    A bistro standard: frisee salad with lardons and poached egg. Yum!

  • lmalter  on  April 17, 2014

    Pickled eggs!

  • robinj  on  April 17, 2014

    Boy, I'm struggling between eggs benedict made with tomatoes, spinach and avocado instead of canadian bacon and shakshuka. Maybe the first for brunch/breakfast and the second for dinner.

  • florador  on  April 17, 2014

    Egg frittata, with sauteed onions, red peppers, and left over baked potatoes. Umm!

  • tcjanes  on  April 17, 2014

    Baked custard.

  • Linda41  on  April 17, 2014

    I love to make oven baked frittatas with whatever strikes my fancy. Saute up some onions, mushrooms, peppers, spinach and bacon. Mix together some cheese and eggs with turmeric and any other spices. Bake it in a pie pan, and it's wonderful. Sometimes I use leftover lamb, or lima beans, or peas. Sometimes I use crab and Old Bay. The eggs are what bring it all together into one satisfying dish.

  • lindastevens  on  April 17, 2014

    I love making a Frittata with leftovers, a little chili to spice it up topped with grated cheese.

  • Carpecookie  on  April 17, 2014

    Eggs Benedict- perfectly soft-poached eggs topped with even more eggs in the lemony hollandaise: it's a decadent brunch dish, feels like I'm getting away with something when I indulge.

  • jheinold  on  April 17, 2014

    savory cheesecake made with lots of eggs, some creamed cheese and salmon (both fresh and smoked).

  • SilverSage  on  April 18, 2014

    It's gotta be Eggs Benedict – but only if I make them myself.

  • Madrid  on  April 18, 2014

    tortilla española…..egg frittata with potatoes and onions.

  • PatriciaScarpin  on  April 18, 2014

    I'm a sucker for omelettes – not only do they taste delicious, they remind me of my mom.

  • cptnruthless  on  April 18, 2014

    Deviled eggs – made with plain yogurt instead of mayo. I could easily eat a dozen's worth by myself.

  • nomadchowwoman  on  April 18, 2014

    I'm with so many others here–eggs benedict. And if you want to sub a crab cake for the Canadian bacon, I will follow you anywhere.

  • jobeth  on  April 18, 2014

    Mrs Jang's home-style fried eggs (courtesy of Kylie Kwong). Free range eggs fried in the wok and topped with white pepper, spring onions, oyster sauce and a chopped chilli. Crunchy, sweet, savoury, spicy. A rival to bacon and eggs.

  • tjnelson1hotmail  on  April 19, 2014

    I have two favorites….Spanish tortilla and chilaquiles (a simple version with an egg or two in the middle served with fresh herbs and crisp tortilla strips fried up just before adding the eggs). Yum to both!

  • kasiafromlondon  on  April 20, 2014

    Spanish omelette with lots of chopped parsley! x

  • Tbrookshaw  on  April 21, 2014

    Mine's an omelette with anything I can find to put in it.

  • eliza  on  April 21, 2014

    Quiche.

  • HannahLI  on  April 22, 2014

    Mexican eggs – delicious for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

  • Toppity  on  April 22, 2014

    Soft boiled eggs with toast soldiers.

  • vnewton  on  April 22, 2014

    I love a frittata!

  • black5  on  April 22, 2014

    A good old full English

  • Harlen  on  April 22, 2014

    I love my husband'a hash. A sauté of onions, green peppers, potatoes, garlic and herbs with eggs cracked on top and lots of ketchup.

  • Jane  on  April 23, 2014

    This contest is now closed. The 5 lucky winners, selected by random number generator, are sgump, lsgourmet, Karincs, LilyB612, and PatriciaW.

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