'eggs Benedict' on Serious Eats

Road Trip: Breakfast at Stanley in New Orleans

Stanley was the first restaurant to serve fresh-made food after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005. Chef Scott Boswell, who'd been running the highly acclaimed, upscale Stella, had been planning the unveil of its causal counterpart Stanley (and the "Stanley Burger"). But when the storm left Stella in shambles and the dining market in disarray, it became his only option—and Stella's saving grace. More

Cakespy: Cadbury Creme Eggs Benedict

Can Eggs Benedict be recreated in a totally sweet form? You bet your bottom silver dollar pancake: say hello to Cadbury Creme Eggs Benedict. It's made of stacks of doughnut, brownie, melty Creme Eggs (complete with oozing yolk!), and a topping of rich frosting, all accompanied by a mound of fried pound cake to give the effect of side potatoes. More

Eggs Benedict: Who Really Fathered Brunch?

After reading the story in the New York Times about the two branches of the Benedict family who both claim to have invented eggs Benedict, all I can say is, who knew? Apparently, at least according to a 1942 New Yorker article, in 1894 a hungover ladies' man, Lemuel Benedict, created the first version of the brunch standard when he ordered two poached eggs, bacon, buttered toast, and a pitcher of hollandaise sauce at the old Waldorf Hotel (now the Waldorf-Astoria. Lemuel Benedict would not tolerate substitutions, so the English muffin and the Canadian bacon must have come later. Not so, according to Bon Appétit magazine, which in 1978 published an article crediting Mr. and Mrs. LeGrand Benedict with... More

Eggs Benny

Southern Fried Eggs Benny is kind of like Eggs Benedict, only with a fried egg instead of poached, sausage instead of Canadian bacon, and cream gravy instead of Hollandaise. If your mouth isn't watering by now, I'm not sure we can be friends.... More

Eggs Benedict Arnold

Eggs Benedict is made with Canadian bacon; Martin Short is hammy and Canadian. The comparisons end there, except for the fact that they were obstacles in my relationship with my boyfriend of nine months. More

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