Delicious Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon
These deviled eggs are the perfect snack to serve and eat for your next gathering! Whether that is for March Madness or Easter, serve this delicious deviled eggs with candied bacon recipe and watch them disappear! YUM!
The deviled eggs are classic appetizers and snack food for any gatherings because they are delicious and relatively easy to make. Although flavoring eggs were practiced in all different cultures with tea, spices, or broth, Rome is credited for documenting their culinary practices between 4th and 5th century. Combining the yolk for seasoning with fats and spices are attributed to Andalusia, which was a part of Spain in the 13th century.
It wasn’t until 16th century where these stuffed eggs were commonplace throughout European restaurants and household. Each country had their own variations of this concoction which shows the versatility of this dish, and also the creativity of the makers.
It wasn’t until 1786 where Great Britain coined the term devil as a culinary term: highly seasoned, chopped, ground, or whole mixture. Then later, deviling became a verb to describe the seasoning and mix of making food spicy.
The deviled eggs which we are accustomed to now, with the base of mayo, mustard, and paprika, with the egg yolk wasn’t introduced until 1896 in Fannie Farmer cookbook. This version of the stuffed eggs took off after WWII in the 1940s.
Deviled eggs are now a perfect snack that can be served for any gatherings. Use your creativity and palate to navigate your taste buds into creating your own version. The recipe here is the perfect blend of spicy, peppery, and savory. I hope you create this and serve it at your March Madness Final Four and Easter gathering!
*With all The Journey posts, which will explain the 5Ws+H and go deeper than just the recipe, I will also create a Leftovers post, as a way to create something fun and tasty with the leftovers. You can go to that page here: Leftover Deviled Eggs into a Keto Egg Salad Recipe
I mixed the ingredients before and then added the yolk. However, I believe smashing the yolk first before mixing in the other ingredients might be a better solution.
If you have a piping bag, you won’t need to do this. If you do not have one, get a zip lock bag and cut a small hole in one of the corners. Surround the lip of a cup so that you have easy access to put in your mix.
The deviled eggs can be a keto recipe! Simply take out the brown sugar from the recipe and cook the bacon by itself.
*I went to culinary school, worked as a chef for 8 years, but never really learned how to cook until I read these four books. If you want to go beyond cooking from just reading a recipe, I go into details in how these four books changed the way I cook: Learning How to Cook
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What: Deviled Eggs
Who: Romans are credited for flavoring eggs. Andalusia, Spain is credited for stuffed eggs.
Where: Rome for flavoring eggs, Spain for stuffed eggs
When: Between 4th and 5th century A.D.
Why: It was typically served for the wealthy for the first course meal.
Easy way to peel the shell of a hard-boiled egg is the crack it on all sides and roll them around on your cutting board with slight pressure. You will be able to peel off huge chunks like these!