Putting on the Ritz

If God had intended us to follow recipes,
He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers.
~Linda Henley

What to do with those leftover hard cooked eggs from Easter?  Why not make deviled eggs or egg salad sandwiches? Here is a recipe if you don’t already have one from your grandmother:

Putting on the Ritz Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches

from whatscookingamerica.net

8 hard-cooked eggs

1/2 cup mayonnaise

salt and pepper to taste

1 tbsp dill

6 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature

20 slices best-quality white bread

Peel eggs and place into a medium bowl.  Slice eggs and then coursely mash them with the back of a fork.  Add mayonnaise, salt, pepper and dill; stir until well blended.  NOTE: The mixture can be refrigerated, covered, up to two days.

Spread butter onto one side of each slice of bread.  Spread the butter side of 10 slices of bread with 2 tablespoons egg mixture.  Top with remaining slices of bread, buttered side down.

Carefully cut the crusts from sandwich with a sharp knife.  Cut in half diagonally, then cut in half again.  This yeilds 10 whole sandwiches, 20 halves or 40 fourths.

Dill is used in European and American recipes.  It is known to have a calming effect on the digestive tract; to cure hiccups, stomach aches, insomnia and bad breath.  Watkins all-natural herbs and spices are packed in a Trademark gold medal tin to preserve their quality,  just $3.69 a can.  Click HERE to order and find more recipes.

Have a wonderful day!


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