Eggs and Broccoli ~1895

Breakfast Time! Maybe?

Happy Dr. Seuss Day! How about some eggs and broccoli to celebrate à la Dr. Seuss? Would you? could you? This recipe smacks of that ever so important life lesson espoused in the inimitable Green Eggs and Ham (affiliate link). Only it’s eggs and BROCCOLI – yeah, I’m betting none of my kindergarten class would have tried it, even on toast – maybe we would have fed it to the goat. Dr. Seuss knew his audience well, or maybe he started with eggs and broccoli and realized that was a hard rhyme to carry through the book.

Generations of kindergartners are all grateful to this day…


Cracking myself up cuz I love this recipe AND it’s Dr. Seuss day. Couldn’t resist. Happiness!

What’s your favorite Dr. Seuss book? Share in the comments below! 

Mine, you ask, Dear Reader? Bartholomew and the Oobleck, of course, because the antagonist is a non-Newtonian fluid that you can make in your kitchen – and that’s nerdy chemistry fun for ya!

Source: The Thorough Good Cook, 1895.

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