Delicious Devilled Eggs & An Easter Table

Last year my sister hosted our family Easter dinner, and as always it was amazing!  She is a fantastic cook, and always serves up the most delicious snacks and dinners…honestly, we always look forward to food at her house…yum!

Her dinner at Easter was no exception!  It was so great that I wanted to share it with you.  So this post is a little recap of one of my most favourite appetizers that she served – devilled eggs – as well as her gorgeous Easter table setting!

 Come on in for some Delicious Devilled Eggs & An Easter Table!

Devilled Eggs {A Pretty Life}

One of my most favourite appetizers were her devilled eggs.  They’re so creamy and delicious, not to mention pretty…she even managed to make devilled eggs look pretty!

Such a classic Easter treat!  Delish!

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Delicious Devilled Eggs

Servings 16

Ingredients

  • 8 hard boiled eggs
  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2-4 tsp Dijon mustard to taste
  • 2 tsp white vinegar
  • 2 tsp minced shallots
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • pinch of curry powder
  • 6 drops hot red pepper sauce
  • paprika for garnish
  • chives for garish

Instructions

  1. Boil your eggs, then let them cool completely. You could even boil them the day before you want to make your devilled eggs. Once the eggs are completely cooled, shell them, then cut them in half lengthwise, careful to leave the whites intact.
  2. Carefully remove the yolks, and place them in a bowl.
  3. In the bowl, mash the yolks with the mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, shallots, salt, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, curry powder and hot sauce.
  4. Spoon or pipe the egg yolk mixture into the indent of the egg whites, mounding the mixture slightly. If you wish to pipe the mixture in, use a star tip on a pastry tube.
  5. Garnish with a sprinkle of paprika, and a couple of cut chives.
  6. Refrigerate until you are ready to serve (they are best served cooled).

Recipe adapted from the Joy of Cooking

Now moving on to her Easter table setting.  I love how simple & classic she makes everything.
My sis has an amazing sense of style!  I keep telling her she should have a blog haha!

Easter Table Setting {A Pretty Life}

I love the natural textures mixed with the blue, brushed silver and white!  SO simple & fresh!

Easter Table Setting {A Pretty Life}

Add some fresh tulips and the table is complete!  Gorgeous!

Easter Table Setting {A Pretty Life}

Now we’re ready for dinner!

Easter Table Setting {A Pretty Life}

With Easter not too far away now, I hope you may have found some entertaining inspiration here!

Have a delicious day!

In case you are interested here are some other Easter food ideas:

For Dessert:  Lemon Meringue Tart
For Dessert:  Easter Egg Bark
For Dessert:  Layered Carrot Cake
For Dessert:  Peanut Butter Confetti Cake
For Brunch:  Carrot Cake Pancakes with Cream Cheese Drizzle 
Salad:  7 Layer Salad
Salad:  Pea Salad with Radishes & Feta
Side Dish:  Roasted Asparagus 

 

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10 Comments

  • Reply Angie@Echoes of Laughter March 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM I love devilled eggs Jo-Anna...they are such a part of my childhood! I love them in summer with salad! Your Easter table is so pretty! I love your new profile pic! Missed seeing you at BlogWest! Are you going to the Canadian Food Bloggers conference in April? Angie xo
  • Reply Rachel March 13, 2013 at 1:17 PM Devilled eggs are our favorite!! Oh my goodness, I just love them so much. And I love your table - it's gorgeous.
  • Reply Cindy March 13, 2013 at 1:19 PM That is a table and meal anyone would LOVE to be invited to! Lovely.
  • Reply Elizabeth March 14, 2013 at 11:19 AM Very pretty table; I see lovely home/table decorating runs in the family ! Love devilled eggs; my egg intake definately goes up in March/April !
  • Reply Angela at A Typical English Home March 14, 2013 at 11:43 PM Yum, devilled eggs are delicious! Pinning this just so I remember to make them - yum. Stopping by from the Inspiration Gallery.
  • Reply Pat March 15, 2013 at 9:34 AM Beautiful! My family loves deviled eggs so I will definitely try these. Love all the seasonings she uses! I'm a new follower and look forward to perusing your blog. Pat
  • Reply Melissa Nelson March 19, 2013 at 3:14 PM I think you have the most beautiful home. Your table set-up is so pretty, and I love how your sister decorated it.
  • Reply phyllis March 21, 2013 at 9:01 PM It is so sweet and simple, I like that...Love the big table by the big windows, who wouldn't love that...the tulips add to the table and still keep it in a simple style...the placemats are so versitile, I have been looking for something just this color...
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