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Bird's Nest Eggs & Solo Toast

No! This is not some wild concoction made from a real bird's nest! Yes! There are recipes that do that!

This is a recipe I love to make for breakfast on a Saturday or Sunday morning for the family. It makes use of a hard boiled egg slicer and includes a tasty twist on toast.

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Here's what it looks like (this is a batch that I made previously.):

So here's how to make them:

Hardware: 10" sautee pan, hard boiled egg slicer.


Bird's Nest Eggs:

  • 1 Can Whole New Potatoes (sometimes called White Potatoes) - 14.5 oz can
  • 1 - 2 eggs
  • Approx 1-3 tbsp oil (I use olive, but any vegetable oil will work)
  • Approx. 1/2 tbsp of butter
  • Seasoning to taste (I use an Emeril Lagasse blend, salt and pepper works fine)

Solo Toast (so good you could eat it by itself):

  • 2 slices of whole wheat toast
  • 1/4 tbsp butter
  • Approx 1 tbsp of soft bleu cheese (Gorgonzola works great)
  • 1/2 tsp of Dijon mustard

Let's Make It!:

1. Prep the potatoes by slicing them one way - 

slice #1.jpg
  • And then the other -
  • Then put them in the pan on medium heat for about 5 minutes (this is about 2/3 of the can, you can use more, NP!) -
It begins!

It begins!

  • Once the potatoes are warmed up and bubbling, "Make A Hole!" and melt a tab of butter inside it -
Egg landing pad

Egg landing pad

  • Once the butter is melted and the pan is still sizzling, crack the egg into the hole -


  • Season to taste and let the egg cook for 1-3 minutes, at that point, invade your bird's nest and flip the egg over for over-easy doneness (this pic is post-flip) -


  • And plate that mo-fo! -

Eggs are done, let's do the toast, shall we?

Solo Toast:

  • The Players LtoR: buttered toast, a small bowl and gorgonzola cheese or some other kind of tasty bleu cheese; not pictured - Dijon Mustard (had a previous engagement) - 
the players cropped.jpg
  • Put cheese into small bowl and microwave for 10 seconds (I have a 1100 watt oven) - 
  • Mix melted cheese with mustard (looks 'iffy' but tastes GREAT!) -
Looks "iffy" but tastes GREAT!

Looks "iffy" but tastes GREAT!

  • Spread on the toast -
  • Cut the toast and assemble the final dish -
Get the hot sauce, I'm ready to dive in!

Get the hot sauce, I'm ready to dive in!