I love these Baked Herb Cheese Eggs. This would be the perfect breakfast to make for you and your Valentine! Super easy, comes together quickly, and the only thing that is required is ramekin dishes. You probably already have all the ingredients in your refrigerator or pantry.
I love Valentine’s day, but not for candy and flowers. I always tell Pete, I don’t want those things, I only want you and me, to have a romantic dinner for two! Besides he is getting me flowers all the time, at least once a week for the last 23 years, for no reason at all. As a matter of fact, it brings back a memory from when we were engaged. I was working as a teller at a bank, and thirty days before our wedding, I would get a rose a day at work with a sweet note, right up until the day of our wedding. So, men take note, you need to be romantic all year, not just Valentine’s day! We are planning to go on a picnic. Our menu will consist of Beef tenderloin, rubbed with garlic and herbs, to cook on the grill, baby new potatoes, with rosemary, olive oil, and sea salt, and Grilled Onions with soy sauce, butter, and worcestershire. For dessert, chocolate covered strawberries. I have found that when we go out for dinner, there’s usually a preset menu for Valentine’s Day. It’s super expensive, and to crowded. So for the past few years we’ve stayed home, and had a perfect, romantic, meal. The weather here in Arizona has been perfect, once again, I apologize for all our friends and family enduring this horrific winter in other states. So I thought a picnic by the lake would be so beautiful and romantic.
Baked Herb Cheese Eggs:
Recipe from The Grand Anne Bed and Breakfast in Keokuk Iowa
• Makes one serving
• Dab butter
• 1 egg
• 2 Tbs. half and half
• 2 Tbs. grated Monterey Jack cheese
• Pinch oregano, basil, marjoram and parsley
• Dash Parmesan
• Dash ground black pepper
• Dash paprika
Melt butter in bottom of ramekin. Break the egg into the dish. Pour the half and half around the edges of the yolk. Arrange the grated cheese around the edge. Sprinkle herbs, Parmesan, black pepper, and paprika on top. Place the ramekin in hot water in a baking pan-- immerse ramekin about halfway. Bake uncovered in a 350-degree oven for 20 minutes -- the cream and cheese will have a souffle "puff" look. Do not overcook or the egg will become to hard boiled. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.