Hollandaise Sauce and a Spring Eggs Benedict
March 31, 2022
With the warmer days and the first flowers blooming, my mind has turned to planning some springtime entertaining. A decadent weekend brunch with friends, full of lively conversation, and hopefully a mimosa or two, is a favorite daytime option. Here, my recipe for a classic hollandaise sauce is poured over a seasonal variation of eggs benedict, featuring cured salmon and fresh asparagus in place of the Canadian bacon.
For the Hollandaise:
4 egg yolks
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
Pinch of cayenne or paprika
Pinch of sal...