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Pickled Deviled Eggs and “Egg Mice”

When dear fellow bloggers Jai and Bee announced the new event “CLICK”, I was very much excited. But the theme, i.e., EGGS made me think!! How can one get a creative idea out of eggs? An egg is an egg, white and oval, in what ever angle you try to take a picture of it 🙂
When I asked a dear friend of mine for an idea, the answer was, “I can’t think of anything except boiling it and cutting into half and swallowing :)”

Hmmm… tough, it was for me, becoz I am not good with camera, and I was whiling away the time drooling over the lovely entries sent by my fellow bloggers here.

When I put on the thinking cap, many ideas flashed… and I decided to go with this – Pickled Deviled Eggs!!!

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Pickled Deviled Eggs

Ingredients:
Hard Boiled Eggs: 4, peeled
Beetroot and Red Cabbage: 1 cup each, chopped
Water: 2 + 2 cups
Vinegar: 1/4 + 1/4 cup
Cloves: 5 + 5
Cinnamon: 1 inch
Salt: 2 + 2 tsp
For Deviled Eggs:
Mayonnaise: 2 Tbsp
Dijon Mustard: 1 Tbsp
Pepper ans Salt: to taste

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Pickled Deviled Eggs and “Egg Mice”

How I did it:

  1. Boil the Beets and Cabbage in separate vessels, with all the ingredients.
  2. Simmer for 30 mins.
  3. Sieve them into 2 dry jars, and let them cool.
  4. Now add 2 eggs in each jar, cover and leave it in the fridge overnight.
  5. You get pink eggs (from beets) and blue eggs (from cabbage).
  6. For the Deviled eggs:
  7. Cut the eggs into half and scoop out the yolks.
  8. Mash the yolks with a fork or spoon, add Mayonnaise, Mustard, Pepper and salt and whisk till smooth.
  9. Fill the eggs with this and serve.

To Make Egg Mice:

  1. Take a peeled hard boiled egg and cut off a thin slice from one side.
  2. Cut out 2 “V” shapes for “Ears” from that slice.
  3. Make a cut on the top to insert the ears.
  4. Draw the eyes with tomato ketchup and the whiskers with mustard and pierce a clove at the back for the tail.

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Pickled Deviled Eggs and “Egg Mice”


And the Verdict:

The platter looked so attractive and colorful. It is even ideal as a center piece on a dining table during dinners or parties.
Kids will with no doubt enjoy these!!

Food Event:
This is my entry for the CLICK event being hosted by dear Jai and Bee of Jugalbandi.

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48 thoughts on “Pickled Deviled Eggs and "Egg Mice"!!!”

  1. Wow, beautiful colors Cinnamon! I didn’t know Red cabbage can turn eggs into such a bright blue!!! And the mice are sooo cute… very creative indeed!

  2. Wow…total wow. How did you get such beautiful colors. So cabbage yielded blue , would never have thought of that.
    The Egg Mice are too cute, very clever

  3. Beautiful!
    I love your pickled eggs. Pink/red from beets but you got the blue color from cabbage??? Wow! I would never have thought of that!

  4. Hehehe..Spanz Superga vundi…Asalu Blue color vasthundani ela thelsu neeku…chaala bavundi idea….Great Entry raa

  5. BEAUTIFUL 🙂 Loved it, especially the mice 🙂 it did bring smiles on my face 🙂 I have tried natural dyes on eggs , during Easter time, but I didnt get such dark hue when I used beets….

    Shn

  6. waaaw, very beautiful template with a theme of fall leaves. looks real nice.
    loved the cute looking mice too. very creative!!

  7. this is so lovely!! now i am all the more reluctant to do something about my entry 🙁 dont have any great ideas yet..

    looks really lovely! a beautiful entry!!

  8. Thank You All for lovely Comments… and I was thrilled to see everyone leaving nice notes!!!
    The process of dying eggs was very exciting.. and I am glad that all of you liked it!!!
    Thank You all once again!!!

  9. Definitely one of the finalists Cinnamon!! thanks for sharing the wonderful idea for colors! your hard work and creativity shows in the pics!:)

  10. Wow..what a great site here, I’m sorry I haven’t found your blog before. These pictures are really talented and cute!

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