Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! 7 Quirky Recipes Inspired by the Rhymer's Books

Photo by: Nicole Presley / Dr. Seuss Enterprises
Green Eggs and Ham
What better way to pay tribute to the famous Dr. Seuss than by whipping up this iconic dish?
Green Eggs and Ham
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Photo by: Nicole Presley / Dr. Seuss Enterprises
Green Eggs and Ham
What better way to pay tribute to the famous Dr. Seuss than by whipping up this iconic dish?
Green Eggs and Ham
Ingredients: 1 jalapeno, 1 1/2 cups cilantro (washed), 2 garlic cloves (peeled), 1 tsp sea salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper, a pinch of ground mustard, 1/2 cup water, 1 English muffin (toasted), 1 ham steak, 2 eggs Directions:
In a small frying pan over a medium high flame add jalapeno and char skin of chile for 10 minutes. Remove from flame. Blend
jalapeno, cilantro, garlic, sea salt, pepper, ground mustard, and water on high 1-2 minutes. Toast English muffin. Cook ham steak on a grill to warm for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Fry 2 eggs sunny side up. Top toast with eggs, then pour cilantro sauce over the top. Serve with ham.
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Wed, Feb 27, 2013 3:04 PM EST
Whether your mom used to read Green Eggs and Ham from your bedside when you were a kid, or your teachers recited the inspirational words from Oh, the Places You'll Go! upon grade-school graduation, Dr. Seuss' world-renowned works likely have held a place in your life. Even two decades after his death, the rhyme master's literature serves as a source for nostalgia for us adults and, still, as fun and fantastical bedtime stories for modern-day kids. In honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday (It's this Saturday!), I've rounded up a handful of festive recipes that are sure to be a hit -- regardless of your age! Click through for 7 quirky recipes inspired by Dr. Seuss books! - By Melinda Carstensen



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