25 Times #putaneggonit made us drool

Mar 10, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. ET

There's a reason a runny yolk is your one and only.

You just can't stop looking at the scintillating brunch pictures all across the Web. You can almost feel the warm yolk running down your chin. You don't need help getting excited over a perfect fried egg, but here's some food porn anyway.

1. The crispier, the better

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This BLT, heaped with meaty bacon and topped with a crispy yet runny egg, is pretty much ideal. Marry me?

2. Making kale sexy

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Sometimes beauty is on the outside. Sorry, kale.

3. Egg + noodles + brisket = droool

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Twirling noodles cloaked in luscious, silky yolk... this meal is rated R, for sure.

4. Smothered in love

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Proof that a crispy fried egg can make even the humblest dish look like a supermodel.

5. Others pale in comparison

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The color of these yolks? Perfection.

6. #Poketheyolk

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C'mon... you know you want to.

7. Cleanup on aisle seven

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Sometimes reaching yolk nirvana is messy — in the best possible way.

8. Where have you been all my life?

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Nachos? Topped with a fried egg? My life will never be the same.

9. Ah, just poke it... poke it good

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P-poke it reaalll good!

10. Too good to be true

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Smashed avocado toast and a perfect runny egg? I must be dreaming.

11. The way you do the things you do

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Of all the burger joints, in all the towns, in all the world... this egg runneth into mine.

12. Keepin' it classy

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Perfectly orange yolk sliding down a pile of sweet and tender crabmeat? Put a ring on it, already.

13. It's the little things

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A simple, perfect egg on homemade toast — now that's real love.

14. Things that can't be unseen

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Just look at all that yolk...

15. Heart-meltingly delicious

egg yolk melting into pasta

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How can you watch that and not immediately run to the kitchen to make your own?

16. I don't know you, but I love you

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What is this salad? I see thin-cut roasted potatoes. I see creamy dressing, bacon, cheese and tomatoes. But most important, I see a perfect, runny egg yolk crowning the entire thing.

17. Liquid gold

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Yep... I'm a gold digger.

18. I just want to take it nice and slow

yolk split

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It's the slow burn, baby.

19. The stuff dreams are made of

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Did somebody say duck fat fried egg? Pinch me — I must be dreaming!

20. Hello, sunshine

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There's no way this yolk won't brighten up your day.

21. Back to basics

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Even a Spam sandwich looks darned good with a dripping, runny fried egg on top.

22. Bursting at the seams

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You know it's going to blow — it's only a matter of time.

23. Double up

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Because sometimes your eggs need to be topped with an egg.

24. The first bite

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You know — you know — the first bite of this sandwich is going to be un-freaking-believable.

25. Thy cup runneth over

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There is a really great yolk-to-white ratio on this plate right now, and I just can't look away.

More fried egg happiness

Open-faced grilled cheese sandwiches with a fried egg
Fried egg and grilled asparagus sandwich
Avocado and egg breakfast pizza

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