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September 18, 2011

Recipe #137: Sweet Pea Hollandaise Sauce

Damn Great Question our server asked us today at Hell’s Kitchen: Are you one of Mitch’s jail friends?

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. October 7, 2011 7:15 am

    Loved the guidelines comment! Aren’t all recipes guidelines? And why is all the rum gone?

  2. Dad permalink
    September 19, 2011 7:29 am

    Who was Benedict and did he poach his eggs in cream?

    • September 19, 2011 8:33 am

      There is some debate about who the actual Benedict is that created this dish, but the story I like best is that it was created by Lemuel Benedict, a retired Wall Street stock broker, claimed that he had wandered into the Waldorf Hotel in 1894 and, hoping to find a cure for his morning hangover, ordered “buttered toast, poached eggs, crisp bacon, and a hooker of hollandaise.”

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