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11/12/2021

~ For the Love of Omelettes -- An Omelette Oration ~

IMG_3450I am a lover of omelettes.  I've always enjoyed a savory breakfast more than a sweet breakfast, and, the omelette easily turns a couple of eggs into a satisfying meal.  That said, I am a much bigger fan of the fluffy American-style omelette vs the skinny French omelette,  Don't get me wrong, I like them both, and, while the French omelette is indeed iconic, in my opinion, miracle of miracles, we Americans actually improved upon it.  By allowing our omelette to get a little golden on the outside, which gives it a bit of extra flavor and texture, and, by generously filling it with a heavenly host of filling combos, egg lovers like me have turned the omelette into the hot pocket of beloved egg dishes.  While I make quite a few omelettes during the course of any year, classic recipes with a clear history, popular breakfast-joint diner-type favorites, and, recipes with eggs-traordinary stories are the ones I enjoy sharing, and the following six are egg-cellent:

Caramelized Onion, Gruyère & Dijonnaise Omelette:

6a0120a8551282970b0282e1081299200bMediterranean-Syle Olive Tapenade & Feta Omelette:

6a0120a8551282970b0240a48937be200dTangy Mustard- and Chive-Laced Cheese Omelette:

6a0120a8551282970b0240a45b0d5d200cYe Olde Diner-Style Creamed-Spinach Omelette:

6a0120a8551282970b01b7c829e82e970bSteak, Peppers & Cheddar Chimichurri Omelette:

6a0120a8551282970b01b8d18d60ff970cMy Kinda Cowboy Breakfast -- The Denver Omelette:

6a0120a8551282970b01b8d1870f13970c"We are all in this food world together." ~ Melanie Preschutti

(Recipe, Commentary and Photos courtesy of Melanie's Kitchen/Copyright 2021)

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