Cracking The Mystery To Cooking Eggs
Just in time for springtime celebrations like Easter and Passover, this Cooking 101 guide will have you expertly whisking, poaching, boiling, and frying eggs in no time.
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Ready to get crackin'
Once you've gone shopping and selected the type of eggs you prefer, you'll be ready to get cracking, whisking, poaching, boiling, and frying! With a little practice and the following tips, you'll be ready to whip up the perfect egg dish.
Hard boiled eggs
Just in time for Easter! Who doesn't need a dozen or so hard boiled eggs to color and display for all your guests to admire (and hopefully eat)? Aside from coloring hard boiled eggs, there are several ways you can serve them any time of year (try Roquefort Deviled Eggs with Watercress).
Follow this process for perfectly set hard boiled eggs:
Poached eggs are used in traditional breakfast favorites like eggs benedict. To impress your guests or family, try this recipe for Simple Classic Eggs Benedict. Use very fresh eggs for poaching, and remember to use a gentle touch when cooking. Follow these steps for poaching perfection:
Fried eggs can take mealtime from simple to simply marvelous just by adding herbs, vegetables, cheese, and breads. Frying an egg is very easy and you have options from over easy to over hard, depending on how runny you like your yolks. You'll need the following items and techniques to make your fried egg fierce:
To pump up the delicious factor of your fried egg meal, add bacon, grilled asparagus or tomatoes, a slice or sprinkle of cheese, fresh chopped herbs and toasted bread.
Similar in the yum-and-ease factor as fried eggs, scrambled eggs (try Mexican-style Scrambled Eggs) can make a great, quick meal with a variety of ingredients.
Eggs are nutritious, tasty, economical, and can be a convenient option for just about any meal. Once you get the hang of working with eggs, you'll be confident to crack just about any recipe challenge you find.
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