Fill the egg poaching pan with half an inch of water and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Spray the cups with cooking spray. Crack one egg into each cup and cover and cook until done.
The eggs should take about 2 to 4 minutes to cook. Remove the eggs from the pan and place on individual plates. Season with salt and pepper or other seasonings. The traditional way to serve poached eggs is over buttered toast. However, they can also be served over hash, on pancakes or combined with smoked salmon over brioche. Poached eggs are generally healthier than fried eggs.Learn More
To use a microwave egg poacher, simply crack an egg into each receptacle, pierce the yolk with a fork and add a teaspoon of water to the egg before microwaving it for 40 seconds to 1 minute. The exact time required depends on the power of the microwave.Full Answer >
Make a bouncy egg by soaking a raw chicken egg in vinegar for three days, then scrape away what is left of the shell. The acetic acid in the vinegar eats away at the shell and produces a firm, bouncy egg with a waxy outer coating.Full Answer >
The curved shape of an eggshell protects against damage, while inner membranes ensure that even if the shell is cracked, it may still stay intact. An eggshell is made up primarily of calcium carbonate crystals, which provide solidity without being brittle.Full Answer >
Ostrich eggs are approximately 6 inches in circumference, about 5 inches long and weigh around 3-5 pounds. An ostrich egg is equal to approximately 24 chicken eggs.Full Answer >