Maybe egg in the hole won’t change your world, but fried egg in a hole made in some bread is one of my favorite things for breakfast lunch or dinner. Best of all it can be done about a million different ways – so never grows old.
You may also know it as Egg in the basket, Betty Grable Eggs and has been adapted to things like “toad in the hole” for the sausage dish make in its likeness. Really, all it involves is a piece of bread with a hole removed and an egg in the center and then cooked with a little butter.
So here is just a slight variation from the traditional.
1 slice of bread
1/2 of a sliced avocado
Salt & Pepper to taste
Bacon cut up into pieces.
That’s it – so yummy and no directions required – you assemble it how you wish and fry it in a pan. I fight the normal and always put the “hole” to off center – so there is more room for the “extras” like bacon, scallions, chives, jalapeños, basil, honey … etc. Cook the egg to your liking – soft, over easy, sunny side up, or hard.
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Food photography is an amazing thing that draws the viewers and makes them say yum… or not. Do any of you have one or more cookbooks sitting on your shelf? Now how many recipes have you actually made that DIDN’T have a corresponding photo?
It’s the law of averages – the more photos that tell the viewer that it looks good to eat – the more likely they will come back to look at your blog, the more likely they will post it on their social media pages, and the more images they see they like in a cookbook… the more likely they will buy it. There are a lot of wonderful chiefs out there, but some of us are just average mom, spouses, or even bachelor(ettes) that really just want to be able to cook a recipe without too much effort and make it look good. Being able to compare what you have prepared from a recipe to a photo in a book can be the pat on the back you need to know you did it right.
I’ve been photographing small products and food for over two decades and how can I help but love it when someone looks at a food photo and you can see them with a slight hunger twinge in their tummy for it.
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