Ben Peoples Speaks

Eggs in Purgatory (and easy egg poaching!)
April 11, 2011, 10:42 am
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Eggs in Purgatory is an easy, cheap dish.  We found it in a book I stole from my mom called “Good, Cheap Food” — it’s a 70’s book on how to each cheaply, stretch meals, etc.  Includes a section on eating exceptionally cheaply (basically from what you can beg off the butcher).

Eggs in Purgatory, at its simplest, is eggs, poached in tomato sauce, served over toast with a little cheese on top.  We usually dress up a Heinz tomato sauce with some basil, oregano, and garlic, and sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top.

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