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Eggs en Cocotte

Eggs en Cocotte

A few weeks ago I had brunch at Nellcôte, one of my favorite Chicago restaurants. Normally I get their burger, but this time I decided to be adventurous and try something different, and so I ordered the Eggs en Cocotte. The dish featured a spicy, tangy tomato sauce, and was filled with olives, Italian sausages, and a couple baked eggs. It was so good and satisfying, and I decided to try making it myself. The recipe below doesn't include olives or sausage -- I forgot to get both at the market -- but I didn't miss them, although I did miss Nellcôte's brunch cocktails ...

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