Tis the season of the egg.
Some might say Easter is the season of the egg, but deviled egg lovers know how guests at any gathering love to see a plate of deviled eggs enter the door. Every family has their own version of the classic deviled egg recipe which is usually the go to standard. But who doesn’t love a little twist on the classic deviled egg?
A quick tour of the wonderfully deviled cooks and chefs on Pinterest reveals quite a few fun and refreshing tweaks of the classic deviled egg recipes.
Bacon? You bet.
Shrimp? Yes please.
Avocado or Asparagus? Hard to resist.
Top 25 Deviled Egg Recipes
I’ve compiled my top takes on the deviled egg on our Pinterest Board. Take a tour and enjoy these festive takes on the deviled egg all in one spot.
Deviled Egg FAQ
- The origin of the deviled egg dates back to ancient Rome where eggs were sprinkled or made with spicy ingredients such as mustard, vinegar, pepper.
- Gustatio meaning for wealthy patricians was the first name for the deviled egg
- Originally deviled eggs were for the beginning of the meal
- Deviled eggs travelled across the continent from Rome to Spain to Europe
- The term devil in association with eggs as a cooking term was traced to Great Britain in 1786
- Stuffed eggs made their appearance in United States cookbooks in 1940-50’s
- Mayonnaise became a common binder in the 1940’s
- Alternate deviled egg names: dressed eggs, stuffed eggs, salad eggs, mimosa eggs