And what's the point? I mean, what's it like? I have lovely egg cups that I use for easter decorations, and suddenly realized I've never used them for their original purpose, because I've never had a poached egg...
Former CHOW.com associate food editor Aida Mollenkamp demonstrates how to achieve the perfect poach. Poached eggs can be kept refrigerated for a day or two; in the second segment, Aida shows how to reheat the cooled egg. Poached eggs are a lovely accent to many dishes—breakfast, lunch, or a light dinner. We like them in the almost-classic Salade Lyonnaisey and in this Roasted Asparagus with Poached Eggs and Miso Butter.
How to Crack an Egg
Get the yolk and white, not the shell.
How to Sous Vide an Egg at Home
Get a perfect poach using a fancy (yet easy!) technique.
CHOW Tour Portland: Put an Egg on It
Portland is obsessed with brunch. We visit Tasty n Sons and Pine State Biscuits.