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The Almighty Egg

The Almighty Egg
Footed Egg Cups, Match 1995

Eggs are having a culinary moment....

If you're looking for a little more to do with your eggs this weekend than dip them in vegetable dye, you won't have any trouble finding inspiration.  Eggs are having a culinary moment, and their fashionable rise is in stark contrast to their status as a common everyday staple. Chefs have taken eggs past the breakfast table and are adding them to everything from salads to stews and ramen for a hit of protein, texture and colour. We're also seeing deviled eggs in bar menus everywhere (we admit they do go well with a glass of wine, artisan brew or cocktail), but these aren't your grandmother's version. If you want to ride the egg wave at home, this is a good weekend to start. Beautifully curved and highly delicate, the egg is the most ubiquitous symbol of Easter, an ancient symbol of new life, rebirth and Spring.


BEET-PICKLED DEVILED EGGS 


DEVILED EGGS WITH CRISPY SHALLOT GREMOLATA


FRIED EGG ON TOAST WITH HERB BUTTER AND RADISHES

 


LAMB AND FETA FRITTATA


POACHED EGGS W ASPARAGUS, ARUGULA & PARMESAN


'FINES HERBES' OMELETTE

Old School? We get it. Here's how to make make the perfect soft-boiled, poached and scrambled eggs, courtesy of Bon Appétit.


HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT SOFT-BOILED 'JAMMY' EGG


HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT POACHED EGG


HOW TO MAKE THE PERFECT SCRAMBLED EGGS

 

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    Martha Grace McKimm