Egg Cooking Tips, 3/20/14

Mark Abernathy

Loca Luna & Red Door

Note: Never use non-stick spray in a non-stick skillet it will eventually ruin the non-stick surface. Use butter or oil.

Perfect Fried Eggs

Non-stick skillet, melt butter, when butter starts to bubble add the eggs.

Cook on medium heat until the sides are cooked. Sprinkle the sides of the pan with a little water and cover. The eggs will steam until readyadd a little more water if need be.

Scrambled Eggs

3 - 4 eggs season and ADD: 1 tablespoon water

For Creamier Eggs.substitute for the water with

Or 2-3 tablespoons whole milk

Or 1 tablespoon sour cream or crème fraiche

Add salt and pepper when scrambling and before cooking.

Use non-stick skillet

1-2 tablespoons unsalted butter on high heat until butter starts to bubble.

Pour eggs into the middle and move to Low heat.fold, don't stir with rubber spatula

Add cheese after the eggs are just done

Heat your plate first in oven or in hot water


3 -4 eggs season and scramble with a tablespoon of water only ! Water will steam the eggs and keep it fluffy. Melt unsalted butter in non-stick skillet until it stops foaming. Fold eggs from the outside in. When just cooked add ingredients and fold in. Serve on warm plate.

Poached Eggs

In a skillet put @ 2" of water and add a light colored vinegar (like apple cider vinegar)

1/2 cup vinegar to 1 quart of water. Bring to a boil.

Place eggs in small bowls. Turn to heat offadd the eggs and cover. Cook for 3 -4 minutes depending on the size of the egg and how well you want the yolk cooked.

Remove and serve or place in Ice Water until cold then refrigerate until needed. Reheat in simmering water.

Soft Boiled Eggs

Gently place in boiling water for 3 - 4 minutes. Remove and serve.

Hard Boiled Eggs

Cover with cold water, bring to a boil then turn heat off, cover and cook for 14 minutes.

Place in cold water to cool before peeling.

Boiling eggs turns the yolk green and makes them smell funky.

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