[Sca-cooks] Pasta Carbonara and Eggs Benedict

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Wed Dec 23 07:05:22 PST 2009

Here in Ann Arbor at a place called Cafe Marie's, those egg dishes are:

Served with potatoes & glazed apples

Brandon's Benny
Poached eggs, ham, English muffin & hollandaise sauce

Veggie Bene
Poached eggs, spinach, tomatoes, English muffin, hollandaise

Salmon Bene
Poached eggs, smoked salmon, English muffin, hollandaise

Seafood Bene
Poached eggs, crabmeat, English muffin, hollandaise sauce


On Dec 23, 2009, at 4:48 AM, Antonia di Benedetto Calvo wrote:

> Stefan li Rous wrote:
>> snipped I'll volunteer to (briefly) stick my head out from behind  
>> this six inches of reinforced concrete and ask "What is the problem  
>> with pasta carbonara and eggs Benedict? snipped
> They're just terms that people misapply with gay abandon.
> Eggs Benedict means split toasted muffin topped with ham or bacon,  
> poached egg, and hollandaise sauce.  People misuse the term to  
> describe several other things, making substituions willy-nilly.  A  
> split bagel with poached egg, salmon, and rocket, for example, is  
> not Eggs Benedict.
> -- 
> Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

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