Seems as though all of the other hens have caught on to the laying of eggs. I must say that they are doing a BEAUTIFUL job.
Sometimes I just marvel at them, the colors vary so slightly, each an individual creation, and yet such a simple egg. They have been blessing us with enough that we cannot possibly eat them all. It is a joy to share them with others and see the smile that creeps across their face when they look at the colors. At some point, I can see these colors inspiring a creative project, but not just now. I have been making Deviled Eggs at least once a week, if not more. So since I can't share my eggs with you, I will share this.
1 dozen eggs
3-4 oz cream cheese
mayonnaise-2 heaping spoons or so
mustard- a good squirt
salt- a dash
paprika or dill-enough to look pretty
To boil the eggs, I bring a large skillet of water to boiling with a dash of salt. I add a teaspoon or so of vinegar( this helps them peel easier) and then the eggs, water should be covering the eggs, bring back to boiling, then turn to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Drain, rinse and cool.
Peel the eggs and cut in half, placing yolks in a bowl. I usually only use 9-10 of the yolks. Mash with fork. Mix with cream cheese, add a squirt of mustard, to taste, and enough mayonnaise to make it creamy. I add a dash of salt, as well. Spoon into egg white halves and sprinkle with paprika.
For special occasions, I use a pastry bag and pipe it into the eggs with a fancy tip (this is when you want to make it really smooth, by pressing the yolks through a sieve with a wooden spoon). Probably more than you wanted to know about my eggs-perience, but it's gray and wet outside and I wanted to share something!
Hope that you have a blessed day!