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Origin of name "deviled eggs"

Wayne Keyser | Mar 28, 2005 01:22 AM

Was asked why deviled eggs are called "deviled" - was this wimpy spicing once considered "daring" and "very spicy"?

Can anyone shed some light on this for me?

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