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HANGOVER HELPER - Tomato Poached Eggs on Toast
Inspired by the traditional dish - Shakshuka - the variations of this easy Brunch recipe are endless. 
This is the recipe for a delicious breakfast or lunch for those folks short on groceries and time. You know, like bartenders.
Ingredients:
1 small can of diced tomatoes OR 1/2 can of tomato soup OR the bottom of your spaghetti sauce jar
2-4 eggs
fresh parsley OR a healthy sprinkling of dried herbs “Italian Seasonings”
cheese, if you got it. Feta, Cheddar, Parm. All awesome choices
toast or pita or tortilla
Get cooking:
Here’s what you do. Get out a medium size saucepan or frying pan. Whatever. Throw in your tomatoes of choice. Heat on medium heat. Crack the eggs. Go ahead. Right into the tomato. Let them cook for 1-2 minutes. Lower heat to simmer. Cover. Let the eggs cook a little more. Check the yolks, turn off the heat when the eggs are cooked the way you like ‘em. Some people like ‘em more well done. Some people like a runny yolk.
Sprinkle with cheese and herbs. 
VARIATION: Cheese Toast! Melt some cheddar on your toast and load the tomato eggs on to it. 
VARIATION: Add black beans to the tomato sauce. Fill a warm tortilla. Add avocado and/or sour cream. Killer break-y burrito.
VARIATION: Add white beans or chickpeas and harissa to the tomato sauce. Yum.
HEALTH NUT: Saute some kale with shallots and fresh garlic. Use as a base for any of the variations above.

HANGOVER HELPER - Tomato Poached Eggs on Toast

Inspired by the traditional dish - Shakshuka - the variations of this easy Brunch recipe are endless. 

This is the recipe for a delicious breakfast or lunch for those folks short on groceries and time. You know, like bartenders.

Ingredients:

  • 1 small can of diced tomatoes OR 1/2 can of tomato soup OR the bottom of your spaghetti sauce jar
  • 2-4 eggs
  • fresh parsley OR a healthy sprinkling of dried herbs “Italian Seasonings”
  • cheese, if you got it. Feta, Cheddar, Parm. All awesome choices
  • toast or pita or tortilla

Get cooking:

Here’s what you do. Get out a medium size saucepan or frying pan. Whatever. Throw in your tomatoes of choice. Heat on medium heat. Crack the eggs. Go ahead. Right into the tomato. Let them cook for 1-2 minutes. Lower heat to simmer. Cover. Let the eggs cook a little more. Check the yolks, turn off the heat when the eggs are cooked the way you like ‘em. Some people like ‘em more well done. Some people like a runny yolk.

Sprinkle with cheese and herbs. 

VARIATION: Cheese Toast! Melt some cheddar on your toast and load the tomato eggs on to it. 

VARIATION: Add black beans to the tomato sauce. Fill a warm tortilla. Add avocado and/or sour cream. Killer break-y burrito.

VARIATION: Add white beans or chickpeas and harissa to the tomato sauce. Yum.

HEALTH NUT: Saute some kale with shallots and fresh garlic. Use as a base for any of the variations above.

Our favorite Somm, Victoria James, responds to today’s PUNCH article, The Rise of the American Somm

"I can only hope those standing beside me and other future “Somms” keep themselves humble, learn from the greats and remember that no matter how “cool” our jobs might be at times, we are still in this industry to serve others."

Illustration by James Carpenter

Our favorite Somm, Victoria James, responds to today’s PUNCH article, The Rise of the American Somm

"I can only hope those standing beside me and other future “Somms” keep themselves humble, learn from the greats and remember that no matter how “cool” our jobs might be at times, we are still in this industry to serve others."

Illustration by James Carpenter