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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

Did I ruin my custard ice cream?

Did I ruin my custard ice cream? [more inside]
posted by artifarce on Jul 7, 2010 - 12 answers

How to care for lizard eggs?

What do lizard eggs need to hatch? [more inside]
posted by whatisish on May 29, 2010 - 11 answers

Looking for Eggselent Restaurants

NYC restaurant filter: Looking for restaurants in the city which prominently feature egg dishes, or just have excellent egg-based dishes on the menu. Thanks!
posted by Conrad Cornelius o'Donald o'Dell on May 22, 2010 - 9 answers

Baby chicks won't work either.

What wonderful things for grownups can be hidden inside standard plastic Easter eggs? [more inside]
posted by Lou Stuells on Mar 31, 2010 - 24 answers

I need to eat 36 eggs.

There are three dozen eggs in my refrigerator that will expire about 2.5 weeks from now. What are some easy, different and delicious egg recipes? [more inside]
posted by blackcatcuriouser on Mar 22, 2010 - 49 answers

So one of those Egg Council creeps got to you too, huh?

Is there actually a link between eating eggs and having high choleterol? [more inside]
posted by albrecht on Feb 8, 2010 - 19 answers

hatching a flock of quail is not an option

What can I do with 18 quail eggs? [more inside]
posted by troika on Jan 20, 2010 - 19 answers

Pastured Eggs in Chicago

Where can I find pastured eggs in Chicago? [more inside]
posted by phrakture on Jan 5, 2010 - 9 answers

Beat until stiff.

What can I do with a bunch of egg whites? Complexity is not a vice. [more inside]
posted by thebestsophist on Dec 31, 2009 - 17 answers

Throw 'em yolk recipes at me!

How can I use leftover egg yolks? I want to make a chocolate mousse from a recipe that calls for a large number of egg whites but I feel guilty about just throwing the egg yolks away. So... please give me your best ideas and recipes for what to do with the yummy yummy yolks, folks.
posted by kitchencrush on Nov 9, 2009 - 38 answers

If you like it then you should have put an egg on it

What foods are commonly (or rather, uncommonly, i.e. not necessarily breakfast foods) served with a fried or poached egg? [more inside]
posted by CharlesV42 on Oct 28, 2009 - 56 answers

Hardboiled.

Should I eat it? Hard boiled eggs left in water over night. [more inside]
posted by molecicco on Oct 24, 2009 - 27 answers

How to eat fried eggs.

What are some good alternative ways to eat a fried egg? [more inside]
posted by willpie on Sep 8, 2009 - 66 answers

Poke 'em with a stick!

What is this slimy mess? [more inside]
posted by Acacia on Aug 24, 2009 - 5 answers

Baby's First No-Hives Cupcakes, from the Hive Mind

I'm baking cupcakes for a toddler's first birthday, and I'd like to find an allergen-free recipe (no eggs, buttermilk, chocolate, nuts, etc) that is still tasty enough for adults to eat. [more inside]
posted by Viola on Jul 16, 2009 - 23 answers

Do I need to call an eggsorcist?

What are these eggs I found in my underwear drawer? [more inside]
posted by Etaoin Shrdlu on Jul 8, 2009 - 10 answers

Evaporation or Condensed Milk

[RelationshipFilter]: Omelettes. Which is better to add to the eggs? I believe it's milk, and contend her family resorted to water as a result of poverty. What is the difference or is it just preference?
posted by Funmonkey1 on May 25, 2009 - 40 answers

Help me find some decent eggs.

When given the choice between grocery store free range eggs or local battery cage eggs, which is a better choice? [more inside]
posted by scarello on May 21, 2009 - 22 answers

Can you identify this short story about a kitten found during breakfast?

This question about eggs reminded me of a short story I read years and years ago. It features a kitten and breakfast. [more inside]
posted by maudlin on May 13, 2009 - 4 answers

No, seriously, how do you peel an egg?

What can you do ensure that the shell of a hard boiled eggs comes off easily every time? [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher on May 13, 2009 - 34 answers

Can pregnant women eat store bought tarter sauce and mayonnaise?

Pregnant women are advised to not eat foods with raw eggs. I looked the the ingredients for standard store bought tarter sauce and it listed egg yolks. Is this safe to eat? Do all commercial products use pasteurized eggs? Is that a safe assumption to make?
posted by GregX3 on May 2, 2009 - 6 answers

Trying to count her chickens before they hatch.

Posting for a friend who is a teacher planning to hatch some chickens in class: "I'm getting ready to set my eggs in the incubator tomorrow. I candled them tonight and found the shells to be mottled. Is that bad? I am worried. My fourth graders are depending on me!" Pictures here.
posted by artychoke on Apr 27, 2009 - 7 answers

more than one egg = headache.

I get strange headaches from eating omelettes (and sometimes, plain eggs). I'm curious as to what causes that. [more inside]
posted by dabitch on Apr 16, 2009 - 6 answers

Putting all your eggs in one window.

The other day a childhood memory came back to me. Forgot all about it until we bought and were talking about our Easter Eggs. [more inside]
posted by Webbster on Apr 12, 2009 - 6 answers

Please help me learn to eat right!

Food Question(s) -- Avocados / Pinto Beans / Brown Rice / Bananas / Kumquats / Mangoes / Olive Oil / Balsamic Vinegar / Eggs w/r/t organic or not, etc and etc [more inside]
posted by dancestoblue on Apr 6, 2009 - 23 answers

why do french eggs taste stronger than american eggs?

It seems to me that French eggs taste much stronger than American eggs. And therefore, any dish with eggs that I prepare in France tastes bad because the strong egg taste overwhelms all the other flavors (this especially ruins sweet dishes). Does anyone have advice on how to get rid of the taste (or better yet, to find eggs in Paris that don't have the strong taste)? [more inside]
posted by helios on Mar 27, 2009 - 15 answers

Is there a better way to crack an egg?

Is there a better way to crack an egg? [more inside]
posted by Zoyashka on Mar 24, 2009 - 23 answers

Egg myths

Eggs. I love eggs. Every time I use eggs I wonder about food safety but not obcessively so... I think and then I do anyway. There are two things I always do with eggs and I am wondering if they are "magical thinking" routines. [more inside]
posted by maggieb on Feb 22, 2009 - 25 answers

eggselent adventure or journey into barfness?

I have nearly year old duck eggs. Are they safe to pickle? [more inside]
posted by jadepearl on Feb 22, 2009 - 12 answers

Entomology Filter: What are these these seed-like pods? Bug eggs?

Entomology Filter: Ant-hill structures in my bedroom. Do I have ants or some other kind of bug? Strange that I haven't seen ONE bug in the three months I've lived here. (pics inside) [more inside]
posted by plasticbugs on Jan 25, 2009 - 15 answers

What are these pink eggs?

Hey, what lives inside these weird little pink eggs? [more inside]
posted by peachfuzz on Dec 22, 2008 - 5 answers

Help me figure out how to microwave an egg

If I cook an egg in the microwave it explodes, often with spectacular and messy force. If I microwave one fully immersed in water, will the same thing happen, or will the water absorb all the microwaves, so that the egg will effectively be boiled? [more inside]
posted by Coventry on Nov 13, 2008 - 22 answers

the œufs, should I eat them?

What are the differences in production and storage of (chicken) eggs in France versus the United States? [more inside]
posted by mustcatchmooseandsquirrel on Nov 13, 2008 - 16 answers

Non-stick strategies for hard-anodized cookware?

Just bought a set of Calphalon hard-anodized cookware and I'm having a terrible time getting food not to stick to the pan when cooking. The problem is particularly bad when cooking eggs- strategies for getting food to not stick to these pans?
posted by mhaw on Oct 23, 2008 - 14 answers

I need eggs.

Where can I buy white, plastic, hollow (but non-fillable) eggs? [more inside]
posted by blithely on Oct 21, 2008 - 9 answers

Are Safeway organics really organic?

Safeway: regular brands and house brands out the wazoo. It says organic, but is it? [more inside]
posted by biwa-shu on Oct 11, 2008 - 11 answers

Are these eggs safe to eat?

Should-I-Eat-This-Filter: I left a half-dozen eggs on the counter yesterday... [more inside]
posted by dubold on Oct 10, 2008 - 37 answers

"it's getting very hot, we'd like to get out now..."

Short public access film: man asks eggs if they want to go for a swim, but they're too cold in the pan of water, so he turns the heat up, and they start to scream. What was this? [more inside]
posted by scruss on Sep 22, 2008 - 1 answer

reign or rein

Could someone with access to the OED or some other good source tell me whether the expression is "to hold rein over X" or "to hold reign over X"? [more inside]
posted by trig on Jul 10, 2008 - 29 answers

Cookies without eggs?

Do you know any easy-to-make cookie (or just dessert) recipes that have no eggs? Bonus points if there are no ingredients that would require a trip to the grocery store (no buttermilk, no special chocolate, no fancy egg-substitute, etc.).
posted by flibbertigibbet on Jun 14, 2008 - 19 answers

I'd like to bake eggy-stink-free biscotti, but how?

Need help from experienced bakers: how do I get rid of the eggy smell that clings to otherwise delicious biscotti (and some other baked goods) after they come out of the oven? The only advice I have found is to add a teaspoon of honey to the batter. (I use your standard eggs, out of the shell) Does this work? What causes the eggy smell anyway? How do industrial biscotti-bakers avoid having the smell?
posted by Salthound on Jun 7, 2008 - 4 answers

Is goon (box wine) made from fish eggs?

Does goon (box wine) actually contain fish eggs? [more inside]
posted by Black_Umbrella on May 16, 2008 - 6 answers

What makes raw eggs dangerous?

What is the relationship between the age of a consumed raw egg and the risk of food poisoning, and what factors influence it - in general, but also specifically to salmonella? [more inside]
posted by lord_yo on May 15, 2008 - 5 answers

Is it possible to have some of your eggs frozen for your own use as payment for egg donation?

I am considering egg donation. Is it possible to have some of your eggs frozen for your own use as payment for the donation? Background, additional questions and concerns inside. [more inside]
posted by BusyBusyBusy on Apr 8, 2008 - 5 answers

Are there recipes where using very fresh eggs makes an especially big difference?

Of all the recipes that call for eggs, which are improved the most by using very fresh ones? [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on Mar 19, 2008 - 19 answers

Incredible Edible Eggs!

I need creative ways to eat eggs! [more inside]
posted by Snoogylips on Mar 8, 2008 - 30 answers

How do I use up 6 broken eggs quickly?

What can I make today with six unexpectedly broken eggs? The answers "two quiches" or "a huge omelet" aren't great choices for me as I had a frittata for breakfast and am feeling a little egged out. One or more savory dishes would be good, and it would be great if they froze well, although that isn't required. [more inside]
posted by maudlin on Feb 17, 2008 - 24 answers

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