Deviled Eggs Day is a holiday which is celebrated on November 2nd and is used to honor the dish of the same name. Deviled eggs are a dish that is made from hard-boiled eggs and stuffed with mayonnaise and/or mustard and seasoning. Also known as dressed eggs, eggs mimosa, picnic eggs and salad eggs, this dish can be served as an appetizer, a main course or as a side dish.
History of Deviled Eggs Day
While there’s no official data on when this holiday was started, food historians do know the origins of deviled eggs themselves. Deviled eggs, although they weren’t called that at the time, were often served as the beginning course in ancient Rome. These types of eggs are still popular all over Europe, although they’re not called deviled eggs but go by a variety of different names. For example, in France they are known as oeuf mimosa; in Romania, they are known as ouă umplute and in the Netherlands, they are called gevuld ei.
In some parts of Europe, a variation of the deviled eggs recipe is made and these are known as Russian eggs. Russian eggs are cut in half, serve ib a bed if macedoine salad and served with mayo, parsley, and tomatoes. In many parts of Germany, Russian eggs are garnished with caviar. In the United States, deviled eggs are often served as hors d’oeuvres before a meal or during holiday parties. They are also served during family reunions and potluck dinners.
Celebrating Deviled Eggs Day
Celebrating this holiday is as easy as selecting your favorite deviled eggs recipe and whipping it up for an appetizer, a main course or a side dish for your friends and family. You can either choose a recipe that you’re family with or choose one of the many different varieties that exist in the world.