Perfectly Poached Eggs
For perfect poached eggs, the most important step is to use fresh eggs. There are many tricks, gadgets and assorted cheats that people use when poaching eggs, like:
· Putting them into plastic wrap before placing them into the water, so they retain their shape.
· Using a poaching pan (which is really more like a double boiler)
· Nuking them in a water bath in the microwave
· Straining the raw egg first before putting them into the water
Wonder How does a fantastic job of summarizing all of these different egg poaching methods in their poached egg blog.
Each method has its merits, but I’m a fan of the old fashioned, traditional method that Alton Brown demonstrates to us here:
Don’t have time for the video? His recipe (which I use every time) can be found here.
I'm a home cook with a lifelong passion for learning, exploring and experimenting in my kitchen. You can find me at @Debs1 on Twitter and @Debs121212 on Instagram.
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