Happy National Eggs Benedict Day
If you love Eggs Benedict then you’re going to love this Monday. Today we celebrate this tasty treat with national Eggs Benedict day.
Through out this treats history there have been pretty conflicting accounts to its origin. Here’s one popular myth found on the web:
In a column of The New Yorker in 1942, the year before his death, Lemuel Benedict, a retired Wall Street stock broker, claimed that he had wandered into the Waldorf Hotel in 1894 and, hoping to find a cure for his morning hangover, ordered “buttered toast, poached eggs, crisp bacon, and a hooker of hollandaise.” Oscar Tschirky, the famed maître d’hôtel, was so impressed with the dish that he put it on the breakfast and luncheon menus but substituted ham for the bacon and a toasted English muffin for the toast.”
If you love smoked salmon you’ll love this modern twist on Eggs Benedict.