• Farm-Fresh Egg Salad

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  • 4 eggs
    2 tablespoons mayonnaise
    1 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
    1 to 2 tablespoons minced bread-and-butter pickles, plus juice from pickle jar, as needed
    1/4 teaspoon sea salt
    Lettuce leaves, for serving
    Smoked paprika, to taste
    Cover the eggs with tap water in a medium-sized pot. Cover and bring to a boil and boil for 5 minutes. Remove pot from heat and let rest, covered. Drain and rinse eggs in cool water; allow to rest in cool water for 10 minutes.
    Peel eggs, cut in half lengthwise, then into quarters. Mash gently with a fork. Add the mayonnaise, mustard, pickles and salt. If mixture seems a little dry, add about a tablespoon pickle juice.
    Spoon salad into a bowl lined with lettuce leaves and sprinkle the paprika on top. Serve with slices of good-quality, whole-wheat bread.
    Makes 2 to 4 servings.
    — Recipe courtesy of Mary Shaw, Ashland Food Co-op culinary educator.
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