Eggland’s Best Brinner and Giveaway!

by jerseygirl on June 22, 2011 · 69 comments

Recently I was asked if I would like to host a brinner sponsored by Eggland’s Best Eggs. I will admit that I had no idea what a brinner was. With my new found egg knowledge, I now know that a brinner is having breakfast or brunch for dinner. This was easy enough for me to do as breakfast for dinner is a favorite at our house. I love eggs. They are easy to make, economical and have many health benefits. But my favorite thing about having eggs for dinner is the fact that I can make an omelet in the same amount of time it would take me to leave my house and pick up a carry out dinner from the local pizza place. It might even be as fast as going for fast food at the local drive thru. It is much healthier and less expensive of course!

The best part about the brinner was that I was able to share it with some of my local blogging friends. On the guest list were Allie from All I Eat Food and her boyfriend , Robin from South Jersey Locavore along with her husband and children and Wendy from La Phemme Phoodie.

Eggland’s Eggs
sent me a nice box of goodies before the brinner and now they would like to give the same box of goodies to one of my readers. It includes :

*2 Free EB Dozen coupons (Any variety- classic, cage-free, or organic)

* 1 Free EB Hard Cooked and Peeled variety coupon

* 4 EB ramekins

* 1 EB apron

* 1 EB whisk

* 1 EB spatula

* 1 EB egg timer

* 1 EB eco bag

* 1 EB plush egg

One of my readers will be randomly picked to win these Eggland’s goodies. All you have to do is leave a comment saying what your favorite egg dish is. For an additional entry, you can like Eggland’s Best on Facebook and leave a comment saying you did. Please leave an email address if you don’t have a link to a blog. Comments must be left by Tuesday, June 28th as I will be announcing the winner on Wednesday, June 29th. You must be a US resident to enter and win.

Now back to my brinner. Here is what was on the menu:

Fruity Peach Bellinis
Deviled Eggs with Shrimp and Avocado
Antipasto Tray
Arugula Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette
Assorted Grilled Brats and Sausages
Sauteed Onions and Peppers
Egg Strata (made by Allie from All I Eat Food)
Herb Baked Eggs and Cheddar Cheese Baked Eggs
Grilled Red Peppers and Asparagus
Blueberry Bread Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream

I was so busy entertaining and running around that I did not get as many pictures as I wanted to but below are a few photos of my brinner. Come back next Wednesday and I will announce the Eggland’s Best box of goodies winner as well as share more information about eggs and the recipes that were on the menu.

**Disclaimer: These opinions are my own and I was not compensated to do this post. Eggland’s Best did send me a box of goodies mentioned in the post and paid for the groceries purchased for the brinner.

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amy marantino June 22, 2011 at 1:19 am

scrambled eggs with hot peppers and horseradish

pxilated June 22, 2011 at 8:44 am

I eat eggs for breakfast pretty much every day. I like them over-medium. πŸ˜‰

The Japanese Redneck June 22, 2011 at 9:47 am

We make a egg, potato, onion, and ham hash that we love for any meal!

Allie June 22, 2011 at 10:13 am

Gonna have to add brinner to my vocabulary! We use the word linner for the late lunch early dinner meal. I love a good custard using eggs, and of course I can eat all the meringue off a pie haha.

Topher June 22, 2011 at 10:29 am

I love a good poached egg on an english muffin with salmon and spicy sauce. Thanks.

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brandi June 22, 2011 at 10:32 am

this sounds like SO much fun! We love having breakfast for dinner πŸ™‚

My favorite egg dish would probably be my husband's omelets – he is awesome at them.

TheBasilBee June 22, 2011 at 10:35 am

I love baked egg muffin cups in a biscuit layer topped with bacon , green onions and cheddar cheese!

Lisa June 22, 2011 at 12:40 pm

What a cool idea! My favorite dish with eggs is a veggie frittata which I make all the time – so easy. For a bit more of a challenge, I'd say cheese souffle.

LaPhemmePhoodie June 22, 2011 at 1:06 pm

Everything you served was fabulous. Thanks so much for having me over and hosting a great brinner!

That Girl June 22, 2011 at 1:07 pm

We usually just call it breakfast for dinner without the fancy conjunction.

Momof1 June 22, 2011 at 1:55 pm

I love eggs benedict, yum! Great give away!

Angela FRS June 22, 2011 at 2:40 pm

I am so jealous! Looks like you all had fun and the food looks great. Love "brinner" too–that's a new one on me.

jen @ one curly fry June 22, 2011 at 3:37 pm

I love Baked Eggs!

jen @ one curly fry June 22, 2011 at 3:38 pm

I also liked Eggland's Best Eggs on FB

Stacy June 22, 2011 at 3:57 pm

My favorite is egg casserole with green pepper, bacon and sausage.

Stacy June 22, 2011 at 3:57 pm

Like them on FB already : )

Jamie June 22, 2011 at 4:54 pm

An omelette with cheese, peppers, ham, avocado, cilantro and lime juice!

claudia lamascolo June 22, 2011 at 8:42 pm

Great giveaway I only use egglands best… I wont use them in casserole because these are special we always eat them fried over easy and with lots of hash browns,bacon and hot sauce… the eggs taste too darn good to mix!

JC June 22, 2011 at 9:31 pm

I like Ham Omelette!
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JC June 22, 2011 at 9:31 pm

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Donna June 22, 2011 at 9:53 pm

My favorite egg dish is Deviled Eggs.

Diabetic Snacker Giveaways June 22, 2011 at 10:08 pm

My favorite would be hard boiled eggs at 13 minutes exactly on hot whole wheat toast with turkey bacon sandwich. It's great anytime. barb g. diabeticsnacker(at) I've never tried EB before.

Lynda June 22, 2011 at 10:32 pm

My favorite egg dish is French-style scrambled eggs with cream and fresh herbs. Thanks for the great giveaway!

Lynda June 22, 2011 at 10:33 pm

Liked Eggland’s Best on Facebook as Lynda Clark

Jeanette June 22, 2011 at 11:03 pm

Chinese steamed egg custard is a comfort food from my childhood that I will always remember.

Allie June 22, 2011 at 11:55 pm

Just had to say (AGAIN!) that I had a great time and thank you!! I will have to do my recap soon πŸ™‚

Monica June 23, 2011 at 12:19 am

I love a broccoli and cheese omelet. Your brinner looks like it was delicious!

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Monica June 23, 2011 at 12:19 am

I'm now following them on FB – Monica O.

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Bree June 23, 2011 at 12:27 am

I like a denver omelette! Lots of onions. mmmmm…

Bree June 23, 2011 at 12:27 am

Like you on FB! πŸ™‚

dawn June 23, 2011 at 9:03 am

my favorite egg dish is simple… deviled eggs.. its classic and flavorful and always the first appetizer gone.. thanks for asking!!!!

momof2girls June 23, 2011 at 9:03 am

I like just plain scrambled eggs with cheese.

momof2girls June 23, 2011 at 9:04 am

I like Egglands Best on FB.

Julie June 23, 2011 at 11:23 am

There's nothing easier to fall back than 'soup and sandwiches!' I LOVE grilled egg, cheese and bacon sandwiches. Generally, I will use whatever leftover meat I have, but BACON is my Favorite!

Krista {Budget Gourmet Mom} June 23, 2011 at 12:11 pm

I love breakfast for dinner! My favorite is a toss up between an omelet and a strata!

Erin June 23, 2011 at 1:35 pm

My favorite is quiche.

Anonymous June 23, 2011 at 8:50 pm

Deviled eggs are my favorite egg dish

Anonymous June 23, 2011 at 8:51 pm

I am a fan of Egglands Best on FB

Natalie June 23, 2011 at 9:52 pm

i recently made an egg casserole with goat cheese, asparagus, and mushrooms! LOVED it so much I made it two weeks in a row πŸ™‚

saradav June 24, 2011 at 1:19 am

Love a good cheesy omelette!
Love Eggland's Best! My 9 year old always asks if the eggs are "The good kind- eggland's best eggs!" (what can I say~ the kid's got good taste) πŸ˜€

saradav June 24, 2011 at 1:21 am

Also, just found and 'liked' EB on Facebook. Thanks for the post!
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Donna-FFW June 24, 2011 at 6:25 am

Lisa.. I would have loved to be a guest at your brinnner. I am in Jersey.. pick me next time:)

One of my most favorite egg dishes is my husbands taylor ham fried eggs cheese and potato sandwiches!!

Dakota June 24, 2011 at 11:30 am

My favorite egg dish is bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches on homemade biscuits! yum!

Dakota June 24, 2011 at 11:30 am

I have liked egglands best on facebook!

Wonderful June 24, 2011 at 1:03 pm

My favorite egg dish is the simple egg sandwich on whole wheat toast with 2 over-medium eggs. I love the yolks!

JBL12 June 24, 2011 at 2:38 pm

We love Brinner. One of my fav's is deviled eggs or I also like egg salad as well.

Sivyaleah June 26, 2011 at 1:24 pm

Brinner! Awesome word! We've been doing this in my family and beyond since I'm a kid. My dad was the king of brinners πŸ˜€
Eggs are a staple meal around our home. It's hard to pick a favorite way to cook with them but I think perhaps a frittata could win out. They are so versatile; enabling me to use leftovers in creative ways and they fit in perfectly for every meal. The last one I made was with spinach, zucchini, tomatoes and feta cheese. Yummy!

Sivyaleah June 26, 2011 at 1:29 pm

Oh and I "Liked" EB on Facebook too!

Julia R June 26, 2011 at 8:11 pm

Eggs with Mexican chorizo with a little grated cheese on top and homemade flour tortillas.

Marnely Rodriguez June 27, 2011 at 9:44 am

My favorite egg dish? Eggs Benedict, the perfect brunch dish!!!

Marnely Rodriguez June 27, 2011 at 9:45 am

I liked them on Facebook as well!

Patsyk June 27, 2011 at 10:59 am

I love a veggie fritatta! Yum!

Bonnie June 27, 2011 at 1:50 pm

I love deviled eggs!
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Ciao Chow Linda June 27, 2011 at 4:52 pm

When I don't know what else to have for dinner, I can always fry an egg. But when I have overnight guests, I love to make strata since you can put it together ahead of time.

Linda June 27, 2011 at 8:01 pm

Deviled eggs are my favorite, with poached eggs a close second.

Babyfro June 27, 2011 at 9:18 pm

My favorite egg dish is currently this cheesy egg bake, its really tasty!

kat June 28, 2011 at 11:56 am

Every now & then brinner is such a treat. I think my favorite is to make a fluffy cheese souffle

Never thought I'd be a soccer mom! June 28, 2011 at 1:03 pm

I love my mom's egg bake with cheese, heavy whipping cream, sausage and 18 eggs. YUM!

Shannon June 28, 2011 at 4:38 pm

my most recent favorites were a hummus omelet and burrito with sweet potatoes, guac, eggs and black beans πŸ™‚

Anonymous June 28, 2011 at 4:42 pm

My Italian grandma used to make frittatas. Amazing! I also like pizza gaina (an Italian savory Easter Pie). Brings me back home every year! πŸ˜‰

iamjerseyjen June 28, 2011 at 4:43 pm

my favorite brinner is simple: fried eggs, bacon and toast, served w/ fruit!
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Mrs Mo June 28, 2011 at 4:47 pm

My favorite egg dish is our Christmas morning quiche with mushrooms and spinach and made with a half egg white mix. But I ONLY eat Egglands Best Eggs and have 1 (or 3 whites) every morning!

Gina Bianchi June 28, 2011 at 5:08 pm

Eggs are my husbands favorite! He would be in heaven if I won!!

adventuresfromcloud8 June 28, 2011 at 5:50 pm

Lisa- You may already know this, but my youngest *loves* scrambled eggs! EB is our fav brand! Great giveaway!!

Aimee June 28, 2011 at 7:54 pm

Eggland's Best are great. yes please πŸ™‚

the actor's diet June 29, 2011 at 7:35 pm

mmmm brinner! my fave egg recipe is french toast!

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