When I think of deviled eggs, I think of family bbq’s and summer get togethers with friends… i.e. happiness. What I don’t think of is pitch forks, flames and horns. How exactly did an egg get caught up on the wrong side of the tracks? The term “deviled” first was used in 1786 referring to highly seasoned fried or boiled dishes. Devil being the symbol for heat. The term was used in describing spicy dishes or condiments that used cayenne or mustard, hence “Deviled” eggs. To learning something new everyday!
Happy History. Happy Egg. Happy Hemp.
- 12 eggs
- 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 1 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup happy hemp
- 1 pinch salt and black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon ground paprika, for dusting
- Place eggs in a saucepan with a lid, bring to a boil, and remove from the heat.
- Cover and let stand for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove eggs from hot water and let cool. Peel the eggs.
- Cut each egg in half lengthwise, remove the yolks, and place the yolks in a bowl with the mustard, mayonnaise, happy hemp and salt and pepper. Mash the yolks, and stir the mixture until smooth and thoroughly combined.
- Fill each egg half with the deviled yolk mixture using a spoon.
- Dust each egg with a pinch of paprika
- Refrigerate until chilled for about 20 to 30 minutes.