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In search of real scrambled eggs: whither?


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In search of real scrambled eggs: whither?

gfr1111 | May 13, 2009 07:36 AM

Where in Florida can I find real scrambled eggs at a restaurant--either at a chain outlet or at an independent? It seems to me that real scrambled eggs have virtually disappeared from the restaurant scene. Real scrambled eggs require slow cooking over low heat in a frying pan, and frequent scraping with a spoon or spatula, which creates big, moist, eggy curds.

Instead, when I ask for scrambled eggs in a restaurant, the cook beats up some eggs, pours them on a flat, hot grill (where they cook fast), making, effectively, a plain omelette, which he then chops up with a spatula and dumps in a pile on a plate.

This results in dried out egg pieces with little resenblance to real scrambled eggs. It is easy and fast for the cook but very inconsiderate of the patron. Wither shall I goeth?

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