Eggs & Bread2018-09-24T13:13:01+00:00

Project Description

In this episode Laney Crowell visits Iacono Farm for fresh local eggs. Iacono Farm is a landmark in East Hampton for foodies who honor local purveyors. The farm has raised free and healthy chickens, ducks and fresh eggs for well over 60 years.

Egg & Mushroom Frittata


  • 12 large eggs

  • 1/2 cup cream

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided

  • 1 (8-ounce) package sliced mushrooms

  • 3/4 cup chopped green onions

  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil


Preheat oven to 350°. Combine eggs, cream and cheese and whisk. Add ¼ tsp pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt, stirring with a whisk. Heat a 10-inch ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons oil; swirl to coat. Add mushrooms and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; sauté 6 minutes or until mushrooms brown and most of liquid evaporates. Stir in onions; sauté 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium. Turn heat to low and add egg mixture and basil to pan, stirring gently to evenly distribute vegetable mixture; cook 5 minutes or until eggs are partially set. Sprinkle Romano cheese over eggs and place pan in oven. Bake at 350° for 7 minutes or until eggs are cooked through and top is lightly browned. Remove pan from oven; let stand 5 minutes. Run a spatula around edge and under frittata to loosen from pan; slide frittata onto a plate or cutting board.

In a bowl add arugula, lemon zest, lemon juice and remaining salt. Toss lightly and place over frittata.

Healthy Protein Rich Bread


  • 1 ½ cups rolled oats

  • 1 cup sunflower seeds

  • ½ cup flax seeds

  • 4 Tbsp psyllium seed husks

  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds

  • ½ cup almonds or hazelnuts

  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup

  • 3 Tbsp melted coconut oil or ghee

  • 1 ½ cups water

  • 1 tsp fine grain sea salt


In a flexible, silicon loaf pan combine all dry ingredients, stirring well. Whisk maple syrup, oil and water together in a measuring cup. Add this to the dry ingredients and mix very well until everything is completely soaked and dough becomes very thick (if the dough is too thick to stir, add one or two teaspoons of water until the dough is manageable). Smooth out the top with the back of a spoon. Let sit out on the counter for at least 2 hours, or all day or overnight. To ensure the dough is ready, it should retain its shape even when you pull the sides of the loaf pan away from it.

Preheat oven to 350°F / 175°C.

Place loaf pan in the oven on the middle rack, and bake for 20 minutes. Remove bread from loaf pan, place it upside down directly on the rack and bake for another 30-40 minutes. Bread is done when it sounds hollow when tapped. Let cool completely before slicing (difficult, but important).

Store bread in a tightly sealed container for up to five days. Freezes well too – slice before freezing for quick and easy toast!

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