Irish Breakfast for St. Patrick's Day

Take an English muffin, and swap out ham for smoked salmon, and you've just Irish-ifed a rich eggs Benedict brunch recipe. What with being surrounded by water and all, Ireland has a bunch of seafood, but salmon is one of the two most commonly eaten fish, the other being cod. The hollandaise sauce isn't the easiest sauce to make, but if you don't get it the first time, try again. This is more of a weekend or holiday breakfast, so try to relax and enjoy the process.

Classic eggs Benedict call for sliced ham to nestle luxuriously into the pile of toasted English muffin, poached egg, and rich hollandaise sauce. The twist here is smoked salmon as a stand-in for ham, yielding a splurge-y brunch dish with a hint of lox and bagels.... Read More