Green Eggs and Ham

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    My mom made these once for us as kids. But she had to scramble the eggs cause she wasn't sure how to get it to change colors, also something about the ham not working right. This time I went all out (except that darn yolk!).

    Step 1)Seperate the yolk from the whites - DO NOT BREAK THE YOLK (that's why you see only one yolk)

    Step 2)Add Food coloring to the egg whites. The color you see in the uncooked yolk will be much darker than the color after they are done. So mix those egg whites til you are good and ready.

    Step 3)Gently add yolk back. Don't break it.

    Now for the ham, I like to have a souther flavor to my pork. I made a special concoction that is vinegar based BBQ sauce. Use whatever you like, water is a good non flavor.

    Step 1) Find the ham you need. Drier is better cause it helps absorb more.

    Step 2) Get a clear sauce (water works too) mix in the color you want

    Step 3) Brush on, or soak your ham with the new colored mix. Remember: You are going to be painting on a pink canvas so take that into consideration.

    Step 4) Cook up your food like you normally would.

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    1. starpause kid 89 months ago | reply

      out of control man, up on boingboing!

    2. karen_2020 89 months ago | reply

      As a Dr Seuss fan, I LOVE this! :-)

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    3. chelle-mom 89 months ago | reply

      Ok this is awesome! I know what we are doing this weekend!

    4. michales 89 months ago | reply

      to all:
      Take your pictures of it and let me see your twist on the green eggs and ham.

    5. tiamat0281 89 months ago | reply

      i wish sterilization were as easy as Yellow 5.
      i do not like green eggs and ham. i will not eat them anywhere. but i might try a green egg substitute scramble. hmm...photos pending...

    6. brosevear 88 months ago | reply

      Just found this through Neatorama. My wife made green eggs and ham two days ago - scrabled eggs with spinach (turns them green) sitting in 'ham cups'. Daughter loved it. Your's is way more authentic! Great stuff!

    7. michales 88 months ago | reply

      Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed it. If you get the chance take a photo :)

    8. madriguera 87 months ago | reply

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    9. taminsea 86 months ago | reply

      LOL! Thanks for sending the link. Very cool. :)

    10. michales 86 months ago | reply

      For sure! I dig seein other people's green egg creations.

    11. C.Mariani 86 months ago | reply

      Very creative !!! nice colours !


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    12. Blackhorse17 82 months ago | reply

      Well, that's different!

    13. cmladek71 75 months ago | reply

      I have to try your version of green eggs and ham. My version has a green yolk instead. I cut and colored a slice of cheese before I made an over-easy egg. First, I cut the cheese using a small wine glass (perfectly round). Then add two or three drops of food coloring directly on the cheese (just brush it around until the color is uniform). Once the egg was cooked, I turned the heat all the way down and placed the cheese right over the yolk to melt a little (just enough to fuse together) before serving with green ham.

    14. Cryptia. [deleted] 72 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The frugal kitchen (photo's & recipes), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    15. Stuff about Minneapolis 72 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Green with Envy, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    16. Meg Risley [deleted] 71 months ago | reply

      I am in love with this.
      i love your discription too makes it so personal knowing it's a family traditon.

    17. michales 71 months ago | reply

      Thanks. That's probably why this photo turned out well because of the attachment to it.

    18. clickinmama [deleted] 65 months ago | reply

      that looks totally cool! I likey.

    19. michales 57 months ago | reply

      @stormcloud369
      I am not able to read about your group, it is a private page.

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