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What's on this raspberry?

What is growing/was laid on this raspberry? [more inside]
posted by catatethebird on Mar 27, 2014 - 2 answers

 

And no, egg whites are not code for "semen"

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?
posted by Busoni on Mar 23, 2014 - 5 answers

The incredible egg?

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]
posted by ohio on Mar 21, 2014 - 29 answers

Looking for party/finger-food recipes that use eggs

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.
posted by rpfields on Dec 4, 2013 - 27 answers

I'm want to give her a sugar rush, not rush her to the ER

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]
posted by xsquared-1 on Dec 3, 2013 - 31 answers

Can I get pasteurized eggs in Portland?

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]
posted by peep on Nov 19, 2013 - 4 answers

What's the secret to a very fluffy omelette?

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.
posted by surenoproblem on Sep 18, 2013 - 41 answers

Even googling "bedbugs" is making us itchy

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.
posted by i_am_a_fiesta on Sep 4, 2013 - 14 answers

Recipes that highlight eggs?

What are stunningly delicious dishes where eggs play the star role? [more inside]
posted by Deathalicious on Jun 2, 2013 - 44 answers

Eggy coffee, egad!

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]
posted by londongeezer on May 1, 2013 - 16 answers

can i eat it: grey pickled eggs

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?
posted by windykites on Feb 27, 2013 - 11 answers

What's a good low-carb substitute for toast for the purpose of sopping up over-easy egg yolks?

What's a good low-carb substitute for toast for the purpose of sopping up over-easy egg yolks?
posted by ErWenn on Jan 1, 2013 - 40 answers

Are these eggs safe to eat?

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?
posted by ms_rasclark on Sep 25, 2012 - 25 answers

Why does my shell stick to my egg?

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]
posted by AugustWest on Aug 31, 2012 - 38 answers

Spice variety is the spice variety of life

I need new Seasoning. What should I season eggs with, for breakfast? [more inside]
posted by cashman on Aug 27, 2012 - 62 answers

The intersection of grief and breakfast

How do I make eggs that look like David Rakoff's? [more inside]
posted by chairface on Aug 13, 2012 - 14 answers

How many ways can you cook an egg?

How many ways can you cook an egg? Looking for methods, not recipes. [more inside]
posted by joechip on Jun 25, 2012 - 46 answers

What do I charge in eggs for accommodating neighbor's hens?

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?
posted by priorpark17 on Jun 3, 2012 - 12 answers

It's not eggzactly the same thing.

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.
posted by mcbeth on May 3, 2012 - 51 answers

Help me fill my eggs.

What are some fun things to put into plastic Easter eggs for an egg hunt? [more inside]
posted by bondcliff on Apr 6, 2012 - 46 answers

What can't egg beaters do?

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]
posted by fetamelter on Apr 5, 2012 - 31 answers

Affordable humanely-raised dairy, meat and eggs in NYC?

Affordable humanely-raised dairy, meat and eggs in NYC? [more inside]
posted by !Jim on Mar 25, 2012 - 12 answers

SWF seeks culinary intro to eggs

What egg dishes will turn me, an egg-hater, into an egg-lover? [more inside]
posted by rachaelfaith on Mar 15, 2012 - 53 answers

Help me find EGGSactly what I need!

Small Scale Egg washing solutions for a small coop worth of eggs. (~24 Hens) [more inside]
posted by PlutoniumX on Mar 6, 2012 - 6 answers

is eating too many eggs a problem?

36 eggs in a week. that can't be healthy. or is it? [more inside]
posted by krautland on Mar 5, 2012 - 24 answers

Yet Another Hardboiled Egg Question

Unintentionally left a pot of hardboiled eggs in ice water for six hours. Toss out, or save? [more inside]
posted by pinky on Jan 26, 2012 - 22 answers

ISO humane dairy/eggs/poultry

Recommendations for most humane sources for eggs, dairy products, and chicken in San Francisco Bay Area? [more inside]
posted by ClaudiaCenter on Jan 8, 2012 - 9 answers

So now I have egg on my face, but are there any in the batter?

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]
posted by slightly sissy tea hound on Dec 25, 2011 - 13 answers

Yolks can be good?

What shall I do with yolks left over from hard-boiled eggs? [more inside]
posted by bardophile on Dec 8, 2011 - 22 answers

Out-of-this-world amazing scrambled eggs?

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]
posted by .kobayashi. on Dec 2, 2011 - 66 answers

What dye could we use to replicate robin's egg blue on a chicken egg?

What dye could we use to replicate robin's egg blue on a chicken egg? [more inside]
posted by hegemone on Nov 30, 2011 - 5 answers

Eggy Worries! How many can I eat?

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!
posted by supercoollady on Nov 17, 2011 - 27 answers

Egg free for 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.
posted by deezil on Oct 3, 2011 - 9 answers

Pink egg white? Is it edible?

Why is this egg white pinkish/reddish througout? Is it safe to eat? [more inside]
posted by artifarce on Sep 2, 2011 - 8 answers

Can I donate my eggs for science?

Donating eggs for research [more inside]
posted by ForeverDcember on Aug 15, 2011 - 12 answers

Six-legged does an inverse Houdini

[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]
posted by gijsvs on Jul 29, 2011 - 11 answers

Least expensive source for Follistim?

Where can I find Follistim at the lowest possible price? [more inside]
posted by roxie110 on May 29, 2011 - 6 answers

What is half of a deviled egg?

What is half of a deviled egg? This is a serious question. [more inside]
posted by churl on May 5, 2011 - 95 answers

Hit me with your best quiche. Fire awaaaaaay.

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]
posted by willpie on Apr 8, 2011 - 25 answers

Any special guidelines for farm-fresh eggs

What's the 411 on home grown eggs? A guy at work has some chickens and is sharing the bounty. [more inside]
posted by Caravantea on Mar 31, 2011 - 41 answers

What to do with duck eggs

What can I do with duck eggs? [more inside]
posted by i_am_joe's_spleen on Mar 1, 2011 - 16 answers

Polyface-quality eggs in the Bay Area?

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]
posted by archagon on Feb 21, 2011 - 28 answers

Help! My perfect pan doesn't work anymore!

Why has my omelet pan stopped working? What do I do? [more inside]
posted by SockyMcPuppet on Jan 23, 2011 - 20 answers

Where can I donate my eggs?

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]
posted by teraspawn on Jan 17, 2011 - 8 answers

If I had a chicken this would not be a problem.

What do I do with all these egg cartons?! [more inside]
posted by overeducated_alligator on Dec 20, 2010 - 17 answers

What's the point of a poached egg?

What's the point of a poached egg? [more inside]
posted by miss_kitty_fantastico on Nov 22, 2010 - 33 answers

Healthy egg protein powder?

Source for organic, free-range dried egg whites (a/k/a egg protein powder)? [more inside]
posted by facetious on Oct 5, 2010 - 5 answers

Safe, sane, long term low carb diet?

Practical, science-based, safe, sane "low carb" book that doesn't pull any punches? (If simply "Atkins," which one?) I'm looking for a book that is gung-ho, but still spells out what can go wrong and why: I'm three days in to a self-created low carb diet. All sorts of good stuff has happened, but all sorts of disconcerting stuff has happened, too. [more inside]
posted by zeek321 on Aug 27, 2010 - 21 answers

Will carpet beetle eggs survive the move?

Exactly how fragile are black carpet beetle eggs? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 14, 2010 - 4 answers

What's that smell?

Going camping this weekend and I have a food safety question. [more inside]
posted by Nathanial Hörnblowér on Jul 22, 2010 - 14 answers

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