Eggs, My Go-To Fridge Food

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Ever find yourself staring blankly into the fridge?  Yeah, me too, probably at least once a day.  When I catch myself zoning out like this, it means a snack is in order.  (Yup, sometimes it means I’m bored…but generally it’s snack time.)  And I usually want something quick that can be grabbed out of the fridge and munched right away.

Eggs are by far my favorite go-to fridge food.  On the weekend I hard-boil a few and keep them in the fridge for quick snacking during the week, but if I have a couple minutes to spare on a weekday I’ll take the time to make them into something a little more special.  Fried eggs are always a winner and so are poached, as well as omelets (veggie-stuffed like this one is the way to go!).  But my new favorite way to enjoy eggs is scrambled the French way.

To make French-style scrambled eggs, heat a pat of butter in a nonstick skillet over low heat.  Beat however many eggs you want in a bowl with a splash of milk or cream, then add them to the skillet.  Cook the eggs (stirring constantly) until they thicken up into a creamy, almost custard-like texture consisting of soft curds (this will take about 10 to 15 minutes).  Turn off the heat and stir in half a pat of butter.  Sprinkle fresh minced chives on top along with a pinch of salt and pepper, and serve immediately.  Definitely not the most health-conscious recipe for eggs, but so good for a little weekend morning indulgence.  (Or the perfect late-night snack!)

In honor of LG’s stunning new refrigerator (it’s a Super-Capacity 3 Door French Door Refrigerator with Door-in-Door…and did I mention it’s gorgeous?), they’re featuring a food fight between four popular go-to fridge foods:  Yogurt, Juicebox, Mustard, and Diet Soda.  It’s a fun idea – each food is competing to be in the new fridge.  You can participate and vote for your favorite go-to fridge-food here.

For those quick trips to the fridge, the Door-in-Door is a magnetically sealed section of the refrigerator that allows you to access the door bin without opening the entire refrigerator.  Due to the Door-In-Door feature, less cool air escapes when the easy access compartment is opened, keeping cold air in the rest of the fridge, where it matters most. Whether it’s a refreshing drink, condiments or a healthy snack, the Door-in-Door is the ideal space for quick access to your family’s go-to foods such as canned or bottled drinks, salad dressings and condiments.  Learn More Here

Disclosure:  Compensation for this post was provided by LG via Glam Media.  As always, the opinions expressed herein are my own, and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of LG.

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  1. says

    I never just sit down to eat eggs. I bake with them but I don’t eat them. I grew up eating them but I just don’t make them to eat. They’re such a perfect source of protein and your little quail eggs are sooo pretty!

  2. says

    So true, Faith. Eggs are MY go-to snack as well. Love the French way….but chives are wonderful with eggs no matter what. And biscuits. :)
    I’ve always had chives growing in my garden or even in my kitchen as long as I can remember.

  3. says

    Eggs are a staple for me. If I’m out of eggs, I panic. I love a good fried egg or poached egg with my veggies or on a burger. But, I’m sort of famous around here for my scrambled eggs. They are a perfect food.

  4. says

    Like Angela I used to get panicky if I didn’t have eggs on hand. That potential problem was eliminated once we got our backyard hens 3 years ago. They make wonderful, funny & productive pets (although our cats are good for warming laps). So, eggs continue to be a staple item for us. My fave way is poached, on a pile of steamed kale or chard, with Sriracha. Mmm

  5. says

    I agree :) I love eggs and start to think that we eat too many of them hehe i go to Costco and buy the HUGE packs hehe and it’s funny our eggs here always have a skin type colour shell while the ones in the US i’ve noticed are always white :)

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