I have friends coming in from out of town who are looking to do brunch this weend and are apparently eggs benedict junkies/connoisseurs, if that is such a thing. A good bloody mary on the side wouldn't hurt. Any thoughts?
Eggs Benedict sounds complicated, like something you'd only find at a fancy brunch. But the ingredients are actually really basic, and Amy Wisniewski from the CHOW Test Kitchen makes the whole thing a breeze by whipping up the hollandaise sauce in a blender. Watch how she does it in this episode of The Easiest Way, as Amy demonstrates CHOW's Classic Eggs Benedict recipe.
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