I'm trying to recall a cooking method. I saw it mentioned on, I believe, Top Chef within the past few seasons. I'm pretty sure it was Jacques Pepin, and he mentioned that his daily breakfast was a soft-boiled egg he prepared in a mug, possibly in a microwave. It basically seemed like a hack of his eggs en cocotte recipe. [more inside]
I'm a dummy and left 2 dozen raw eggs in the carton overnight in my car; I forgot to bring them in after grocery shopping. They've been unrefrigerated for about 24 hours, and my car's been in various garages the whole time, probably 15-20 C. The carton says to keep refrigerated, but do they really mean it? [more inside]
My cousin use to own a t-shirt from "Green Eggs and Hamlet". I have been trying to find the t-shirt online but sadly with no luck. The t-shirt is the one mentioned in this post but even though I know it may exist in Stratford Ontario I am no closer to finding. I picked the person who made the post but still waiting on a response. Thought I would try here to see if people have any ideas. Thanks!
My neighbors have a lot of chickens, and they very kindly give me a lot of eggs. I like eggs in theory, but I don't tend to cook with them a lot and I almost never eat breakfast. Any suggestions for egg-heavy lunch and dinner recipes? [more inside]
What is growing/was laid on this raspberry? [more inside]
So I stupidly had some eggs in my backpack along with some books and notebooks, and while the eggs didn't break completely, they did crack a little and leak whites on my stuff. I wiped off the residue but it did get on the covers and a little on the outer rims of the pages. Does dried egg white go bad/rancid? Am I going to have to throw my books and notebooks out?
I am trying to puzzle out why the supermarket eggs I buy in Europe are so different from the eggs available in the U.S. [more inside]
Due to a series of odd events, I find myself in possession of several cartons of eggs, way more than I will be able to eat over the next week or so. Coincidentally, I will be going to a party on Friday and have agreed to contribute to the "finger-food only" buffet. I have a decent recipe for basic deviled eggs, but what else can I make that can be picked up and eaten without the use of utensils? I'm a decent intermediate cook, and have access to most ingredients. Both savory or sweet suggestions would be most welcome, as would recipes that don't particularly "feature" the eggs, so long as they get used up. Bonus points for things that can be made today or tomorrow and served on Friday night, although I will have most of the day on Friday to cook if necessary.
My awesome niece, age 12, will be visiting for Christmas, and I'd like to make some homemade treats she can eat. Difficulty level: multiple severe food allergies. [more inside]
Has anyone seen pasteurized eggs anywhere near the Portland, OR metro area? I used to get Davidson's pasteurized eggs at Safeway, and maybe long ago at Trader Joes? Neither of those stores have them now. Davidson's doesn't seem to supply any local stores. [more inside]
What's the secret to a very fluffy omelette? I had an omelette at a non-fancy cafe today, and the texture was very fluffy, completely unlike most omelettes I've eaten or cooked. It was a folded omelette, did not have the wrinkly texture of many "country style" omelettes, and was not particularly brown on the outside. I don't believe that it was a french omelette (it wasn't cigar shaped). A quick google turns up a few different tips: add cold butter cubes to the beaten egg (today's omelette did not taste rich at all), or beat the whites into peaks before cooking (this cafe wasn't very fancy at all). Can anyone shed some light? Thanks.
We moved into a new apartment a month and a half ago, and bought a used (like new) couch from an acquaintance two weeks ago. About a week ago, I started noticing a few (total of 3 or 4) of these on the floor in my bedroom. Today I saw one on the couch, and one on the living room floor. Any idea what they are? We've seen a few enormous cockroaches and a few small flies, but we're not itchy or rashy or anything. We're located in Philadelphia.
What are stunningly delicious dishes where eggs play the star role? [more inside]
Putting an egg in your coffee: is this a thing? In Havana the other day I acquired the Us Two Cook Book, by Jennie B. Williams, published in Toronto in 1924. The recipe for "COFFEE" begins "For each cup of water allow one heaping dessert-spoonful of finely ground coffee; put coffee in mixing bowl; add one egg (or half egg)..." [more inside]
I made some pickled eggs for the first time. I just opened the jar, and: all of the eggs are varying shades of greyish- brownish. Most of them still have white spots and stripes. They smell fine (for hardboiled eggs soaked in vinegar I mean), but will I die if I eat them?
What's a good low-carb substitute for toast for the purpose of sopping up over-easy egg yolks?
I thawed a chicken in the refrigerator and it leaked uncooked chicken juice all over the shelf. The cardboard egg carton full of eggs that was also on the shelf is now fully saturated with raw chicken juice. Can raw eggs in their shell absorb liquids like raw chicken juice? Are the eggs safe to eat? Even if soft boiled or fried over easy?
Simple question. How to hard boil an egg so that it peels easily. After 30 years of cooking for myself, I have lost my mojo and ability to do this. I just want to be able to peel my hard boiled boneless chicken without the shell sticking to the white and creating pock marks on my whites. [more inside]
I need new Seasoning. What should I season eggs with, for breakfast? [more inside]
How many ways can you cook an egg? Looking for methods, not recipes. [more inside]
Chickens and Hens: A neighbor wants to keep 6 chickens on my land. What is a suitable rent in terms of eggs? number? % of lay?
It doesn't seem like egg whites can be anything but runny egg whites, but I know if they're beaten long enough they eventually become meringue. What other examples are there in which something starts out as one thing and is transformed into something altogether different? The more unexpected the better.
What are some fun things to put into plastic Easter eggs for an egg hunt? [more inside]
What can eggs do that egg substitutes (like Egg Beaters) can't? we buy Egg Beaters constantly, but now we have one dozen eggs, no clue what to do with them, and several constraints on how best to use them. [more inside]
Affordable humanely-raised dairy, meat and eggs in NYC? [more inside]
What egg dishes will turn me, an egg-hater, into an egg-lover? [more inside]
Small Scale Egg washing solutions for a small coop worth of eggs. (~24 Hens) [more inside]
36 eggs in a week. that can't be healthy. or is it? [more inside]
Unintentionally left a pot of hardboiled eggs in ice water for six hours. Toss out, or save? [more inside]
Recommendations for most humane sources for eggs, dairy products, and chicken in San Francisco Bay Area? [more inside]
Drunk Baking Problem! I don't know if I put eggs in this batter before putting it in the fridge. How can I tell for sure? [more inside]
What shall I do with yolks left over from hard-boiled eggs? [more inside]
I want to make show-stopping scrambled eggs. I want to walk down the street and have people say "There goes the best maker of scrambled eggs that ever lived." What tips (added ingredients, cooking techniques, etc.) might help me get to this goal? What's your secret to spectacular scrambled eggs? [more inside]
What dye could we use to replicate robin's egg blue on a chicken egg? [more inside]
How many eggs can I eat? I'm a vegetarian on the South Beach diet. I'm healthy and have never had issues with cholesterol. What I'm wondering is, how many eggs is a reasonable number to eat? I've been doing at least one a day, often two. Is that too many? Does the vegetarianism mitigate it? I really love eggs. But I do want my blood to continue to be able to fit through my veins...help me!
What are some good egg free recipe books? Don't want anything as restrictive as a vegan cookbook, just need to eliminate the eggs and egg-based mixes/ingredients due to my allergy to eggs. Any good resources out there? I'll also take blogs/websites that are dedicated to egg-free pursuits.
Why is this egg white pinkish/reddish througout? Is it safe to eat? [more inside]
Donating eggs for research [more inside]
[Animals-in-unexpected-places-filter] This morning, preparing breakfast, we found an earwig INSIDE AN EGG. How did it get there? Egg was laid in the past couple of days by one of our chickens in the back yard. Shell was intact. Earwig was dead, somewhat bloated (from being in the egg white for too long I guess). [more inside]
Where can I find Follistim at the lowest possible price? [more inside]
What is half of a deviled egg? This is a serious question. [more inside]
Give me your frittata, your quiche/ Your savory custards yearning to be eaten by me/ The whisked soufflés of your steaming casserole./ Send these, the delicious, oven-baked to me/ I lift my fork and cram them in my mouth-hole! [more inside]
What's the 411 on home grown eggs? A guy at work has some chickens and is sharing the bounty. [more inside]
What can I do with duck eggs? [more inside]
In The Omnivore's Dilemma, Michael Pollan pays a visit to Polyface Farms, where he discovers chicken eggs of an unusual consistency. Please help me find similar eggs in the Bay Area, if they exist! [more inside]
Why has my omelet pan stopped working? What do I do? [more inside]
Is there an organisation in the UK I could donate my eggs to that offer free fertility treatments to women who can't conceive? [more inside]
What do I do with all these egg cartons?! [more inside]
What's the point of a poached egg? [more inside]