Holy guacamole! Ok, not really, but one of the first times serving it for public consumption was with church friends. Of the many things we did when we gathered, one of my favorite parts was eating together, and we'd take turns being in charge of bringing/preparing the food. Many a-things can happen, especially when it gets crowded in the tiny kitchens of NYC.
Guacamole is always a crowd pleaser and very easy to make, it's basically chopping & mixing fresh ingredients:
Poached eggs in any dish: I'm sold. The reigning champion in my heart has been eggs benedict, but there's been a duel for that top slot after trying Turkish eggs.
My first encounter was at Public's brunch, here in NYC for a friend's birthday last Fall.
Most recipes call for melted butter, but I chose to modify a version from FoodNetwork that will less likely clog our blood vessels.
Here's a short & easy version:
poached eggs, on top of Greek yogurt (minced garlic optional)
drizzle with some paprika and olive oil
top with chopped chives
(salt & pepper to taste)
Just kidding, here's some more in-depth versions of the recipe: