Thursday, June 10, 2010

Smoky Hard-Boiled Eggs

If you're looking for a fun summertime snack, perfect for taking on a picnic, look no further. These hard-boiled eggs, marinated overnight in a soy sauce/sesame oil mixture, are fun and different and quite yummy -- if I do say so myself. I got the recipe from one of those cute little community cookbooks from about 30 years ago.
Don't those community cookbooks have the best recipes ever?
1/4 c. water
1/4 c. soy sauce
1 T. sugar
1 t. sesame oil
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. liquid smoke
4-6 hard-boiled eggs
Mix all ingredients but the eggs. (I mix everything right in the measuring cup.) Put the eggs in a small bowl (lidded is good, if you have one) and pour marinade over. Refrigerate overnight, turning occasionally.



Blogger Joanne said...

Aww cute! Definitely an awesome way to liven up hard boiled eggs.

June 10, 2010 at 5:25 PM  
Blogger Barbara Bakes said...

Fun idea. I love the cute little community cookbooks too.

June 10, 2010 at 9:00 PM  
Blogger Karenpie said...

Ooooh! Very interesting - I'm gonna have to try those. Especially after Easter when you have all those hard boiled eggs.

I love those cookbooks. I've got them from church womens' groups, painting groups, Kansas 4-H clubs and Bible studies - they're fantastic!

June 11, 2010 at 12:16 PM  
Anonymous Faith said...

I love those old community books too! My mom's got them stock-piled so I always raid them when I'm at her house. :)

June 11, 2010 at 5:29 PM  
Blogger Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

Wow! How wonderful! A recipe blog! What a great cook you are! Will be making some of your yummies!


June 11, 2010 at 8:59 PM  
Blogger DarcyLee said...

What an original idea and one that I'll have to try!

June 12, 2010 at 12:42 PM  
Anonymous Juliana said...

Oh! I never had eggs like the idea...and it sure sounds yummie!

June 14, 2010 at 4:49 PM  
Blogger Mimi said...

I love community cookbooks, I buy them when ever I visit a new area. Great twist on hard boiled eggs.

June 16, 2010 at 8:55 PM  
Blogger ~~louise~~ said...

Happy International Picnic Day, Lynn!!! Looks like you've come up with the perfect recipe to bring to the Picnic Game. (or you can "smoke" up a new one:)

I love the "real" recipes I discover in community cookbooks. Which reminds me, I must remember the auction tomorrow. There are suppose to be a ton of cookbooks. Yeah!!!

Wanna Play? Drop by my blog to pick a letter. The picnic basket was brimming with goodies last year.

Thanks for sharing...Hope to see you there!

June 18, 2010 at 7:16 AM  
Blogger Holly Lefevre said...

Love hard boiled eggs...totally intrigued by this!

June 29, 2010 at 11:16 PM  
Anonymous Peggy Clement said...

You left a message on my blog about "Queen of the Castle". I did not realize you were the one who wrote the book by that title. I saw it when I checked Amazon for mine. How interesting!

August 16, 2010 at 5:55 PM  
Blogger Jacky Hackett said...

Having fun discovering your blog. I am intrigued with the smoked eggs. Going to give these a try this weekend!

August 19, 2010 at 6:31 AM  

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