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Homemade Devil Eggs

America, North: America

Hi my name is Brittney kizzee,the reason this recipe is important to my family is because it was a way to bringing the family close togrther.The best part of making this recipe was collecting the eggs from the chicken coop in my grandmother's backyard.


1/2 dozen eggs
3 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 teaspoon mustard
1 tablespoon Dill Relish
1 tablespoon Sweet Relish
dash salt
dash pepper
sprinkle parsley
sprinkle cayenne pepper


First boil eggs, and then let the gggs cool down. Once the eggs cool down, next peel the eggs. After peeling the eggs,cut each egg down the middle. Take the yoke out and place it into a bowl, then mix all the ingredients together. Put a spoonful into each half an egg white. Last sprinkle on a little parsley and cayenne pepper.

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