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Crème Brûlée French Toast Recipe >

On 11.28.2016 by Nam Nguyen

The holiday season is in full swing—my favorite time of the year! It’s a period full of quality time with friends and family, along with celebrations galore. And where there’s celebration, there’s a bit of decadence. And where there’s decadence, there better be crème brûlée! If your holiday season is anything like mine, you’re probably surrounded with lots of loved ones who always seem to be hungry. But with so many events, you’re also likely to be short on time, too. No worries, I’ve got the perfect dish for you that will be a make-ahead lifesaver, while still wowing your ever-hungry crowds—crème brûlée French toast! Perfect for the holiday season and a great way to celebrate National French Toast Day, November 28! French toast usually Read More >

An Egg-cellent Addition to a Vegan Diet >

On 10.21.2016 by Chantel Arsenault

Vegetarians come in many varieties. Some incorporate dairy and eggs into their diets. Ovo-vegetarians eat eggs but not dairy. Vegans, on the other hand, typically follow a plant-based diet that excludes all animal products. But egg-eating vegans? For some, eggs are an important addition to a stricter vegan diet. In fact, CNN recently reported that more and more vegans are eating eggs to help round out their diets with essential nutrients. Eggs and nutrition According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, diets that do not include eggs, fish, or a whole lot of algae are typically low in needed omega-3 fatty acids. Vegetarian diets also have a lower availability of iron, and can sometimes lack vitamins D and B-12. Davidson’s Safest Choice® pasteurized eggs Read More >

Celebrate Tailgating Season with Tasty Egg Recipes >

On 09.29.2016 by Chantel Arsenault

The air is getting crisp, leaves are starting to fall, and football season is upon us! Take your tailgating game up a notch this season with some of our tasty egg recipes—they're sure to be a crowd pleaser. Buffalo chicken meatballs Want a new twist on classic buffalo wings? You won't get a penalty flag for bringing these Buffalo chicken meatballs to your party. You can even pair them with our homemade ranch dressing. Homemade ranch dressing If you're in charge of the veggie tray, ditch the store bought ranch and make our homemade ranch dressing—it takes less than 10 minutes! Smoky deviled eggs Be the MVP with these smoky deviled eggs! They're bold, smoky, and have just the right amount of spicy flavor. Bacon & egg Read More >

Egg Safety for National Food Safety Month >

On 09.27.2016 by Chantel Arsenault

When Ben Franklin said, “an ounce a prevention is worth a pound of cure,” he may not have been thinking specifically about foodborne illness, but it still applies. Old Ben’s famous saying is especially relevant since it’s National Food Safety Month. Salmonella is the #1 bacteria-related foodborne illness, and there are about 1.4 million cases in the U.S. each year, according to the CDC. And 4 out of every 5 cases of Salmonella enteritidis are caused by raw or undercooked eggs. Egg pasteurization destroys bacteria and viruses, but the majority of eggs in your grocery store are not pasteurized. Remember 2010?  That year, 500 million fresh eggs were recalled due to Salmonella. Pasteurized eggs were the safest option then—and now. Safe eggs for every recipe Read More >

Kale, Bacon, and Cheese Strata Recipe: A Make-Ahead Lifesaver! >

On 08.22.2016 by Nam Nguyen

It’s back-to-school time—can you believe it? Where has the summer gone? And as someone who also works in education, I’m double bracing myself for the full flurry of classes being back in session. If you’re like me and love breakfast, it can be tough this time of year to take the time to enjoy a delicious meal to start the day. That snooze button on your alarm can be so tempting and before you know it, you are in a mad flurry running out the door while hoping that you’re at least wearing matching socks. That is why prep-ahead meals are a lifesaver in my home. With just a small bit of planning and assembly the night before, you can have a scrumptious, Sunday brunch-worthy Read More >

Healthy Post-Workout Snacking >

On 08.18.2016 by Molly Bray Yunek

Breakfast is typically touted as the most important meal of the day. We have heard time and time again about the importance of refueling within the first few hours of waking after a night’s rest, as we are essentially fasting while we sleep. However, we might not be considering the other time of day when replenishing and refueling our bodies is in similar demand—post-workout. For those of us able to be physically active a few days a week, it is vitally important to nourish our bodies after breaking a sweat. Replenish your body’s stores After an hour or so of moderate-to-intense physical activity, our bodies have tapped into our carbohydrate stores (glycogen, specifically), broken down muscle, and depleted our fluids and electrolytes to fuel the Read More >

Try This: An Egg Safety Checkup >

On 08.04.2016 by Sue Grossbauer, RD

Everyone knows that raw eggs can be a vehicle for dangerous bacteria such as Salmonella enteritidis. But do you know how to protect yourself from the risks of foodborne illness? A simple egg safety checkup can give you the answers. Just ask yourself these questions: After you crack an egg, do you cook it to a safe temperature of 160°F? Do you wash your hands so that they won’t spread any Salmonella to other foods and surfaces in your kitchen? Do you use Davidson’s™ pasteurized eggs? If you do, you do NOT need to follow #1 and #2. Egg safety findings Researchers publishing in the Journal of Food Protection (Vol. 79, No. 6, 2016) observed plenty of ordinary people preparing eggs, and here’s what they Read More >

Toasted Marshmallow Frozen Custard Recipe >

On 06.21.2016 by Angie McGowan

Summer is my favorite season. There’s so much fun to have and so many things to do. One of my favorite things we’ve been doing for years now is our weekend beach trips. We live very close to Daytona, so we get to drive on the beach. I’ll pack a picnic lunch and we’ll spend the afternoon on the beach. It’s so much fun and so easy because you have your car right there. When we’re headed home we always stop at the same frozen custard shop. It’s my favorite and the perfect way to end a fun filled beach day. They have so many different flavors, but I love the simple flavors like vanilla the best. Then I can add any topping I’m in the Read More >

Pasteurization Benefits for Eggs and Other Foods >

On 06.10.2016 by Molly Bray Yunek

Here at Davidson’s™ we are proud to offer safe, high-quality eggs to our customers. There are many factors that contribute to our superior quality including sourcing farm-fresh eggs from USDA-inspected farms and only using USDA-certified grade AA eggs—the highest grade available. Additionally, our patented pasteurization process eliminates the risk of Salmonella and other bacteria that lead to spoiling and foodborne illness. As a result, our eggs have been tested and approved by the American Culinary Federation for superior quality and flavor. What is pasteurization? While pasteurization is one of the things that make our eggs different, we are among many other items in the grocery store that also use heat treatment to improve quality. Originally developed in France as a way to preserve the taste Read More >

Spinach, Kale, and Steak Torte Recipe >

On 04.28.2016 by Angie McGowan

About two years ago, after years of struggling with my weight, I decided to make a real change in mine and my family's diet. I decided it was time to start cooking breakfasts, lunches, and dinners in a more traditional fashion. That meant almost eliminating our sandwich routines, french fry addictions, and after dinner sweet treats. I also really cut back on all those unnecessary processed carbs like breads and crackers and replaced them with healthy carbs like fresh fruits and vegetables. Over the years, I’ve continued to make other changes, too. I’ve limited sugar, cut down on soybean oil (which I’ve realized is found in just about everything, even the body oil I was using!) and limited dairy. I’ve tried to model our diet and Read More >