The last time I visited my parents, I begged them to eat at our favorite breakfast restaurant. The hour-long drive dragged on a bit too long with three hungry people in the car, so we placed our order the minute a waiter set menus on our table.
While Daddy generally selects one of the specials, Mom predictably chooses one of three meals: scrambled eggs with cheese (for comfort food fixes), steamed veggies with eggs (for healthier days), or huevos rancheros (the fun one): scrambled eggs, salsa, black beans, and cheese served over a whole wheat tortilla. (I always ask for their biggest piece of blueberry coffee cake, but that’s a story for a different day!)
After arriving back at my own home a few days later, the last few hardboiled Easter eggs called out from the fridge, challenging me to make something with them. I laughed, still thinking of my mom’s breakfast decision, and readily accepted. I put a twist on her meal and created deviled huevos rancheros instead!
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