Monday, January 13, 2014

Perfect

On January 9th I posted about making Red Beet Pickled Eggs. I posted the picture of the finished product on the 10th. Well, this evening we tasted them for the first time. They are supposed to cure for 3 days.
Oh! My!

I have never taken a photo right in the middle of a meal but that's exactly what I did this night. The pickled eggs and beets were SO DELICIOUS that I put my half eaten plate of leftover ham, corn casserole, mashed potatoes and my first-time taste of the preserved beets and eggs on the counter where I have to be able to shoot well. WOW! That is all I can say.


I really think the difference was that I used a newer product of vinegar with peppers. We don't like anything hot, but it wasn't hot at all. I was afraid the eggs and beets were really too dark in color and would be too strong in flavor. They were NOT.


Please forgive me.  I was overwhelmed with my meal and my Mister was too. Yea! Winner!

No dessert yet. We are full.

4 comments:

  1. I'm full of...I mean I'm full as well.

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  2. How wonderful that you loved your meal that much. I am always afraid to try new recipes....afraid I'll hate it and end up throwing out good food....so we eat the same things over and over and over. You are adventurous.

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  3. Your meal sounds, and looks, wonderful ! So glad you enjoyed it that much, too. Success! I cook more since I'm not working and enjoy it more. I made stir-fry last night - using chicken, red and green peppers, vidalia onion, celery, vine tomatoes, and chopped it all up, fried it in a little extra virgin olive oil, and then ladled it onto thin-cut, lightly fried new potatoes, with skins on. Usually I use rice for the base on the plate, but the potatoes were crunchy - a nice surprise! We enjoyed it, too. Glad you are enjoying your choices! Another note: I've read, a few times, how it's great to have a colorful meal as it often - especially in the case of veggies - indicates that you will have a more healthy meal, with different vitamins, antioxidants, etc., if you vary your fruits and veggies with colorful choices! Thanks for sharing that great dish!

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