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Eggs

Scrambled? Poached? Fried? Over easy? We've got every recipe and cooking technique for eggs, plus Chowhounds tell you where to go for the best breakfast or egg dish near you.

It's National Egg Day, so Get Cracking: 11 Enchanting Egg Recipes

Eggs are a building-block ingredient, essential for scores of cooking techniques. The thing about eggs, though—unlike other essential ingredients like flour—is that they also stand on their own, as...
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Peeling Hard Boiled Eggs

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by zackly 3 months ago

I’ve posted before about usually having difficulty peeling hard cooked eggs. The only thing that makes them easier to peel, I’ve found, is using older eggs. I sometimes will “age” eggs for several ...

mac n'cheese with egg or no egg in the sauce?

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by peppatty 13 years ago

I have been looking for a good mac n'cheese recipe and have tried the egg ones but I seem to always overcook. Any trick to this style? Why the egg?

Full English, Full Irish, Fry-ups 2020

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by prima 12 months ago

Where are your favourite breakfasts in Toronto these days? For a Full English, I usually visit The Oxley or The Queen & Beaver. Thanks for any recs.

October 2012 COTM: 660 Curries -- Spice Blends & Pastes; Appetizer Curries; Poultry, Game, and Egg Curries

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by blue room 9 years ago

Please post reviews for these dishes in this thread: Spice Blends and Pastes …. 11-42 Appetizer Curries …. 43-118 Poultry, Game, and Egg Curries …. 119-168 The Chowhound Team has asked ...

Brunch boxes or brunch-to-go in Toronto

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by prima 4 months ago

Which restaurants have the best brunches to go? A friend asked me for recs, for a friend hoping to give some newlyweds a brunch box. I've only had takeout breakfast sandwiches since October....

Cooking with different size eggs

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by tubman 6 months ago

My family goes through a LOT of eggs and, while used to large ones, I can get great deals on medium ones. Besides the obvious things about the different sizes (e.g. I know that if a recipe calls fo...

Ice cream - why yolks but no whites?

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by henrikbe 8 years ago

Hi all, When making a custard based ice cream, all the recipes I've seen require egg yolks, but no egg whites. I was getting a bit curious about this: Why do we need to remove the egg whites? Th...

Raw Egg Safety? [Split from Cookware community]

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by eugenep 10 months ago

I was planning to make a raw-egg chocolate mouse and I make mayonnaise from scratch regularly. I use only organic eggs but I wonder if its safe?

Substitute for Sugar When Tempering Eggs?

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by westes 11 months ago

In recipes that blend eggs into a sauce - like custard - sugar has a chemical role in helping to disperse the egg protein throughout the solution before it hardens. Is there a substitute to sugar...

Vegan Egg Wash?

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by zackly 1 year ago

I have a vegan friend who I want to bake bread for. I would like to top the loaf with seeds but I need a substitute for a beaten egg. I've seen some plant based egg substitutes online. Is this the ...

Cooking shakshuka in a tin-lined copper skillet?

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by josemartinlopez 1 year ago

When I try cooking shakshuka for one in a stainless steel skillet, some of the crushed tomato and diced onion and bell peppers sometimes form a burnt crust at the bottom. Would this be easier avoid...

Scrambled eggs with ketchup - how strange/common is this?

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by Liz CT 16 years ago

I grew up enjoying scrambled eggs with a little bit of ketchup, as this was how my mom always ate them. But now we both find ourselves sharing stories of meeting people who react to the combination...

Why do some Italians put "Hard Boiled Eggs in Pasta Sauce" ?

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by MariaRN 8 years ago

Hi All ! The curiosity is killing me! While reminiscing with my Parents, we started a huge conversation about my Grandmother putting eggs in her Sunday Pasta Sauce. I have NEVER heard or se...

Anyone Tried Making Scotch Eggs Without Flour & Egg Wash?

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by aT0Mic 1 year ago

Especially for _baked_ Scotch Eggs, it occurred to me that the sausage might cook better if not coated with the tri-breading coating. The rendering fat could soak into the crumbs and have a frying ...

Sonoma County Egg Hunt: I Brake for Fresh Farm Eggs

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by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

Over the past year or so, I’ve made a point to stop whenever I see a roadside sign offering “Eggs” along the back roads of Sonoma County. I’m spotting them with increasing frequency and more will ...

Cured eggs for an umami boost

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by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Interesting piece that landed in my inbox today on making cured eggs or yolks for extra umami in dishes. Dry salted, wet brined, soy sauced, smoked.

Anyone ever eat the egg raft after clarifying stock?

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by ipsedixit 12 years ago

The egg raft is supposed to collect all the "impurities" but isn't that just code for "flavor"? Wouldn't that make the egg raft rather, um, tasty?

6-inch tin lined copper skillet for frying single eggs - talk me out of it

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by josemartinlopez 1 year ago

As an indulgence, I'm toying with the idea of buying a 6-inch tin lined copper skillet for frying single eggs. You'll laugh, but some weekend mornings (or even late nights), I just want the perfect...

APRIL 2017 COTM: DINNER, reports on THE GRIND, FISH & SEAFOOD, & EGGS

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by pistachio peas 4 years ago

Use this thread to post reports on the following chapters from DINNER: THE GRIND (p. 99-112); FISH & SEAFOOD (p. 116-145); and EGGS (p.150-171) If you are the first to report on a recipe, ple...

The Golden Age of Breakfast and Brunch in TO

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by prima 3 years ago

This is a shout out to my favourites over the last year. Feel free to share yours. Daily breakfast and brunch The Stockyards: amazing breakfast sandwich Emma's Country Kitchen Bar Buca Zel...