In our house hubby is big on Scrambled Eggs. At a push, he will do Fried Eggs. Poached Eggs, however, was off limits.
Since he does all the cooking, he couldn’t deal with the stringy results. On the other hand, I love Poached Eggs, and the runnier the better. It was crises mode, there had to be a better way!
Today we’re going to share what we found out. Now, you too will be able to whip up perfect poached eggs every time and it’s just so easy! We promise that you are going to love the results. This infographic from Sauce O Me is a great place to start. It’s all about creating a vortex and gently sliding your egg in.
Our post shows you how to test fresh eggs and how to make perfect poached eggs 3 different ways including in your microwave. Be sure to scroll our page in its entirety, so that you don’t miss a single idea. Don’t forget to Pin your favorites as you go.
The secret to the best Poached Eggs Recipe every time according to Jamie is to ensure that you are using very fresh eggs. The above chart will help you determine the level of freshness. Next time you are food shopping, be sure to dig around at the back of the fridge, that’s where the freshest eggs are hanging out!
Another of the common mistakes is to use boiling water, not simmering. This is another secret to poached egg success!
How To Make Perfect Poached Eggs Video
Jamie Oliver shows you not one, but three sensational ways to nail your Poached Eggs. We have found the vortex way to be particularly successful and we don’t use vinegar in our water, although, it’s personal taste. Click Play above ^
via Mama Bee Simple
Poached Eggs In Cling Wrap Hack
Monica of Mama Bee Simple saw one of Jamie Oliver’s tips when she was watching breakfast tv and she was very happy with the results of her Poached Eggs. She used the cling wrap method and she loved how they came out. Instead of being stringy and a hot mess, she ended up with perfect little parcels.
She suggested 3 to 5 minutes cooking time. The lower time will result in a more runny egg. We now use this method as our preferred way to cook poached eggs. Be sure to use Food Grade Wrap. We personally use Poachies and they are awesome.
Poached Eggs In The Microwave
Making perfect Poached Eggs in your microwave has never been easier! Click Play above to see how now ^
Over on The Huffington Post we found this incredibly clever Julia Childs trick. As you can see by the pic, the results are perfect!
While you’re here, be sure to check out our Excellent Eggs Every Time Guide. You’ll find Poached, Boiled, Scrambled, Fried plus lots of tips and tricks. Check it here
via 1000 Life Hacks
Have you tried this awesome hack to remove shells from your eggs? According to 1000 Life Hacks, all you need is 1/2 a teaspoon of baking soda when you are boiling your eggs. Apparently the shells slide right off!