Pennsylvania is a huge producer of eggs: Here are the 10 best recipes

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By The Keystone Staff

October 30, 2023

Make the most out of Pennsylvania’s massive egg production by dishing up these 10 classic recipes. 

Eggs are a versatile staple that can elevate any meal. Fortunately, they’re exceedingly easy to come by in the Keystone State, as it’s now one of the top five states for egg production (we’re talking more than 8 billion eggs produced each year in Pennsylvania alone!). And with the price of eggs plummeting across the country, there hasn’t been a better time to make them the star the next time you sit down to the table. 

With the holiday feast season quickly approaching, we rounded up 10 of the best egg dish recipes on the Internet. Whether your family prefers them scrambled, fried, poached, or baked, there’s an egg dish for everyone—plus all the directions you’ll need to make them for yourself or your family. 

Classic French Omelette

Start with the basics. A perfectly folded French omelette with cheese, herbs, and your choice of fillings is a luxurious and satisfying breakfast option.

Eggs Benedict

This brunch favorite combines a perfectly poached egg with crispy bacon or ham on an English muffin, all smothered in rich hollandaise sauce.

Deviled Eggs

A classic appetizer, deviled eggs are simple to make and endlessly customizable. Mix the yolks with mayonnaise, mustard, and spices, then pipe them back into the egg whites for an elegant treat.

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Shakshuka

A flavorful North African and Middle Eastern dish, shakshuka features poached eggs in a spicy tomato and pepper sauce, often accompanied by crusty bread for dipping.

Quiche Lorraine

This savory pie combines eggs, cream, bacon, and cheese in a buttery pastry crust. It’s perfect for brunch, lunch, or a light dinner.

Egg Fried Rice

Transform leftover rice into a delicious stir-fry by adding scrambled eggs, vegetables, and your choice of protein. Season with soy sauce for an easy and satisfying meal.

Eggs Florentine

Swap out the ham in Eggs Benedict for sautéed spinach for a healthier twist on this classic dish.\

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Spanish Flan

For dessert lovers, Spanish flan is a creamy caramel custard made with eggs, milk, and sugar. The silky texture and sweet caramel sauce make it a delightful treat.

Egg Curry

Dive into the flavors of India with a comforting egg curry. Hard-boiled eggs are simmered in a fragrant tomato and spice-infused sauce, served with rice or flatbread.

Egg Salad Sandwich

For a quick and satisfying lunch, whip up an egg salad with mayo, mustard, and your favorite seasonings. Serve it on fresh bread or in a wrap with lettuce and tomatoes.

Whether you’re looking for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or dessert, eggs are a culinary canvas with endless possibilities. These 10 recipes showcase the incredible versatility and deliciousness of eggs, making them a must-have ingredient in any Pennsylvanian’s kitchen. So, grab your apron and get ready to create some egg-citing dishes!

This story was generated in part by AI and edited by The Keystone staff.

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