Entertaining
Party time!

Party time!

Kick off the festivities with a reinvented version of a buffet classic: devilled eggs with smoked salmon.

Grandma’s devilled eggs

Everyone’s familiar with devilled eggs—bites of creamy deliciousness that get snatched from the table almost as soon as they’re served! But our version has a chic and festive twist to it that you and your guests will adore. You could even go one step further and plate up a variety of flavours: lobster, crab, or Matane shrimp. Feeling even more decadent? Top your devilled eggs with bacon and blue cheese. Really want to be the host(ess) with the most(est)? Crumble some BBQ chips or finely diced fried pickles for an out-of-this-world garnish!

Devilled eggs with smoked salmon

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Cost per serving: About $0.60
12 servings

6 eggs
60 mL (1/4 cup) mayonnaise
15 mL (1 tbsp) chives, chopped
15 mL (1 tbsp) dill, chopped
113 g (1/4 lb) smoked salmon
Salt and pepper

1. Place eggs in small pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Once water is boiling, cover pot and remove from heat. Set aside 10 minutes. 2. Remove eggs from hot water and shock them under cold running water. 3. Peel the eggs. Halve them and remove yokes. 4. In a bowl, mash the yokes and mayonnaise with a fork (for a creamier texture, use a food processor). Season with salt and pepper. 5. Gently fold in the fresh herbs 6. Using two small spoons or a pastry bag, stuff the whites with the yolk mixture and garnish with smoked salmon and a sprinkling of dill.

Alternative: You can also top the smoked salmon with a dollop of sour cream or crème fraîche.

Tip

For a perfect hard boil, place the eggs in a pot, cover them with cold water, and cook over medium heat. Once the water boils, turn off the heat, cover and let sit for 15 minutes. Finally, cool the eggs under cold water before peeling them.

Did you know?

Fresh eggs are harder to peel. Your best bet is to use eggs whose expiry date is nearing…
it’ll make your job so much easier!

What to drink with these devilled eggs?

To get the ball rolling, what could possibly be better than bubbly? Opt for a Spanish sparkling wine with fine bubbles and a thirst-quenching profile. Our rich and creamy devilled eggs pair perfectly with a Cava whose mouthfeel is ample. You could also go with a lively dry white, which is excellent for cutting through the salmon’s fattiness. And rosé is always a sure bet; it’s great year-round and perfect as an aperitif. In this case, choose a delicate rosé with notes of red berries to really make your devilled eggs shine.

Charles & Charles Rosé 2018

$16.75

Charles & Charles Rosé 2018

Rosé750 mlUnited States
Charles & Charles Rosé 2018

Charles & Charles Rosé 2018

$16.75

Rosé750 mlUnited States, WashingtonSAQ code : 13189017
Puyfromage Blanc Entre-Deux-Mers

$16.95

Puyfromage Blanc Entre-Deux-Mers

White wine750 mlFrance
Puyfromage Blanc Entre-Deux-Mers

Puyfromage Blanc Entre-Deux-Mers

$16.95

White wine750 mlFrance, BordeauxSAQ code : 13576594
  • Grape variety(ies):
  • Muscadelle, 
  • Sémillon, 
  • Sauvignon gris, 
  • Sauvignon blanc
Mestres Cava 1312

$19.60

Mestres Cava 1312

Sparkling wine750 mlSpain
Mestres Cava 1312

Mestres Cava 1312

$19.60

Sparkling wine750 mlSpain, Côte MéditerranéenneSAQ code : 13232581
  • Expert ratings:
  • WA88
  • Grape variety(ies):
  • Parellada, 
  • Macabeo, 
  • Xarel-lo

+Enjoy the holidays to the max thanks to our tips and tricks for making your life easier.

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+THE BIG FINALE

Photos: Ariel Tarr

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