Are you celebrating one of the National Food Holidays? This page is created to honor all Egg related holidays and breakfast foods!
What is Egg in the basket?
"Egg in the basket refers to a chicken's egg fried in a hole of a slice of bread. It is a common comfort food
Egg in the basket is also known by a large number of alternative names, examples being "hen in a nest", "moon egg" , "cowboy egg" ,"egg-in-the-hole" ,"one-eyed monster breakfast" "hobo eggs" and "One-eyed Jack". In some places it is known as "toad in the hole", not to be confused with the British sausage dish of the same name."
The Egg Sandwich:
"Beyond the basic model of fried egg between slices of bread, many common sandwiches have variations that include a fried egg in addition to bacon, sausage, cheese, black pudding, cold cuts, or as another topping to a hamburger. (see the Australian Cheeseburger) A popular breakfast sandwich in New Jersey consists of a fried egg, pork roll, and American cheese on a roll, often topped with salt, pepper, and ketchup. The southern Egg Sandwich consists of, Bread, Egg, Cheese, Mayonnaise, and Ketchup. A savory/sweet variation from California is the Lawler Sandwich; it is comprised of Fried Egg (broken yolk), Bread, Cheese, Mayonnaise, and Jam (typically Raspberry)."
Eggs provide several vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, riboflavin, folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, choline, iron, calcium, phosphorus and potassium. They are also an inexpensive single-food source of protein.