Questions about eggs and egg based foods, or egg substitutions in recipes.

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Do eggshells let flavours pass through during boiling?

If i had 2 eggs. 1 i boil in plain water. The other i boil in say a curry sauce. After boiling and peeling, would they taste different to one another? Do the shells let any flavour through?
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Breakfast burritos from 16 egg casserole, how to cook everything uniformly?

I am baking a 16 egg casserole that will be used for breakfast burritos and so I want the egg mixture to be cooked uniformly through. Once the breakfast burritos are made I will freeze them all. What ...
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Pasta edges break when being rolled in pasta machine

When I make pasta, and roll it through my pasta machine, the edges always end up cracking up a little. It becomes quite difficult to pass it through the machine without it tearing and dividing my ...
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Store cracked eggs for a week?

I love using Egg Beaters but I want to start using more natural eggs. One of the things I love about Egg Beaters is that I can just pour the eggs from the spout, directly into my pan. Call me crazy, ...
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Buy Omega 3 eggs in bulk?

I maintain to a high protein diet and consume a lot of eggs. No, seriously, a lot of eggs. I want to make the switch to Omega 3 eggs but I'm not really able to find these in bulk through your average ...
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Freezing a frittata

I'm hoping to make a frittata to last a few days to take to work for lunch. Am I able to freeze it, if so are there any ingredients that do not freeze well and I should avoid putting in the ...
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How to make my scrambled eggs more yellow?

I make a very simple scrambled eggs combining two eggs with a knife of cream cheese. Sometimes I've had this and it has been a warm yellow colour. Other times it has been a pale white colour. My ...
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Tamago-su preparation

In tamago-su recipe, egg shell is first dissolved in vinegar. Then the membrane is broken apart and the white and yolk are poured into vinegar. But I am not sure if these should be poured into the ...
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Can egg be scrambled inside shell? [duplicate]

Is there a way to scramble an egg inside its shell without using an external dish? E.g. delicately puncture the shell with a needle of sorts, penetrate the yolk and shake it while keeping the hole ...
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How can I use up a large quantity of egg?

(This is not a recipe request, as I will try to make clear.) It's Easter egg season in our household, and my 5 ½-year-old niece is going for quantity, not quality. This means that we have an ...
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How to keep meringue white while baking?

I made pavlovas last week from 4 egg whites and about a cup of sugar whipped together to a SUPER form meringue. I piped them on to a tray and baked first on 120 degrees for an hour and then on 70 ...
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Is Salmonella from eggs a US-only problem?

A google for "Europe egg wash" will show up a lot of interesting results about differences in Egg processing and storage. NPR says European chickens are vaccinated against Salmonella; and that US ...
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Eating cookie dough

How can I eat cookie dough safely? I want to make cookie dough ice-cream like the Ben and Jerry's range, however I don't want salmonella. How do Ben and Jerry's sell make theirs, assuming they don't ...
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Whipped Cream out of Egg Whites

All types of fresh whipping cream or Half-and-Half that I have found have an ingredient called Carrageenan, which interacts really weird with my dad (makes him feel jittery). As I was Whipping Egg ...
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Egg Whites Won't Stiffen

I was making Waffles the other day, and was whipping egg whites in a plastic Tupperware, but after an extremely long time, they hadn't stiffened. I looked in the special help section of my cookbook to ...
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what would happen if 1 egg was ommitted from the oatmeal cookie recipe that calls for 2?

I am using the vanishing oatmeal cookie recipe on the container of Quaker oatmeal. I do not like the way the cookies turn out. I am looking for a more chewy or softer cookie.
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What's a good egg substitute in pizza dough?

I'm trying to perfect my pizza dough recipe, and build a device that measures out and adds the ingredients to the mixer automatically. I'm using an egg in the recipe, but making a machine that cracks ...
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How long does it take to cook eggs safely as a function of temperature?

The FDA recommends cooking eggs (or dishes containing them) to 160°F (71°C) for safety. However, I know it's possible to make them safe by cooking for a longer period of time at a lower temperature. ...
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What is the recommended temperature for cooking eggs?

Omelette, scrambled eggs etc. Are there any visual cues by which you could know if the eggs are "Safely cooked"?
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Why do my egg shells have discoloration?

Why do my eggs have discolored spots on them? In the white eggs they look gray and in the brown eggs they look darker. I know brown eggs have speckles etc but these spots are not speckles. Thanks
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Making toad in the hole with duck eggs

I've been keeping ducks for a couple of years, and therefore I cook with duck eggs, since they're effectively free. They're Indian runner ducks, which aren't very large, and the eggs are pretty much ...
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Can old eggs affect my Creme Brulee?

I have about a dozen eggs which are very near the expiration date and about half a dozen week or so old eggs. Now I thought I could either take advantage and whip up a Creme Brulee. My question is, ...
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Can I eat the hard boiled eggs I boiledthis morning after 24 hours? [duplicate]

I boiled 3 eggs this morning (very hard, 25 mins) and I put them aside, not in the fridge, though the room temperature is at around 12 degrees Celsius. I know I should had put them in the fridge. So ...
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Egg In My Bread

I'm tweaking the recipe I have for bread, as I'm always trying to make it better. It calls for 4c of ap flour, and uses honey rather than white sugar (there is no milk in it). I also use refined ...
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What would make a custard turn out looking like scrambled eggs?

I made a batch of custard cups at home and they came out beautiful. When I followed the recipe at work, using the same method and a still oven like at home, the results were a disaster. The custard ...
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Will store eggs turn into a chick if i leave it out in the warmth? [duplicate]

I want a baby chick and i was wondering if i could leave a store egg our in the summer's warmth/ a warm place and let it turn into a baby chick.. does it really work???
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Scrambled eggs for a buffet

At our cafe we will begin offering a Saturday brunch buffet. I would like to do scrambled eggs and am thinking that they would be best cooked in a hotel pan in the oven. Any advice for this method of ...
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Should hands be washed after touching the outside of an egg shell?(UK)

Say someone was to remove some eggs from their box to place them in the fridge. Assume this is in Britain(where eggs aren't cleaned before sold, I believe). Is there a risk of salmonella spreading if ...
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Can I salvage cookie dough made with whole eggs instead of yolks?

I was making the dough for cookies and was supposed to add just 2 egg yolks and I added 2 whole eggs. What was supposed to form a ball just made a really thick batter. So, do I have to start over or ...
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What do eggs do in cakes and how should we replace them for vegans? [duplicate]

What do eggs do in cake recipes (both sponge and rich fruit cakes) and thus what is a suitable substitute when baking for vegan guests? Another question asks the first part: What role do eggs play in ...
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How should I incorporate separated eggs in a cookie recipe without instructions?

I found a partial (ingredients only) recipe of my Mother's that called for 3 eggs separated for an "Italian Cookies" recipe. I would love to try it but without any instruction\directions how would I ...
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Why is putting an egg in the microwave not recommended?

I would like to know why it is not recommended to put an egg in the microwave. Where does this "legend" comes from ?
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How to buy eggs to avoid dark specks

There have been many occasions when I've bought eggs and on breaking them, they have little specks of dark solids inside (sometimes a lot and sometimes too much). I generally, just remove them by a ...
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Substituting different types of eggs

I know that it is unlikely but if I do at some point live in the country and have ducks, turkeys, and geese producing eggs as well as chickens and my chickens for some reason aren't laying eggs can I ...
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Egg wash with no yolks or reduced yolks

I am making a recipe today that is basically fried mashed potato bites: Take cold mashed potatoes and mix in a whole egg. Form a little ball of potato around a little cube of cheese. Coat in an egg ...
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What can I substitute for the egg used to seal egg rolls?

I would like to make a vegan "egg roll". In a normal egg roll, the filling is cooked and then placed in a wrapper, which is folded and sealed with egg before frying. I know how to make substitutions ...
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Frozen eggs in the shell: thaw and cook or trash them?

I wanted to scramble some eggs and when I cracked them they were frozen solid. Could I have cooked them? I just threw them out. Can you thaw frozen eggs and cook them???
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Are reddish egg whites safe to eat?

5 minutes ago I cracked an egg and was surprised with an orange, reddish egg white. It has the color of light fish sauce. The chalazae is red. I would assume that the reddish color comes from the ...
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Egg substitute for cookie-flavor syrup

My goal is to transfer the taste of chocolate chip cookies to milk, as a milk drink. I normally bake cookies with eggs of course. But the taste I want to achieve is exactly the unbaked mix of brown ...
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Why do some eggs crack while being boiled?

It doesn't happen with every egg. It happens with only some of them. It doesn't have anything to do with fridge. Almost always I take the eggs out of the fridge and put them in water for boiling. ...
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Is mold inside eggshells a sign they're unsafe to eat? [duplicate]

Cooked (over-easy) a duck egg this morning. When cleaning up I noticed black mold inside the shell of the egg I had just eaten. Was it safe to eat?
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Can you make french toast without eggs and gluten?

I have an allergy to eggs and gluten. But before getting the allergy my favorite breakfast food was french toast. I've tried gluten free bread dipped in soy milk but it's not the same and doesn't ...
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Keep a frittata puffy

My frittatas always deflate. I've heard all kinds of differing advice: add flour, add tapioca flour/starch, add corn flour, add baking powder... I was once even told to add a little yoghurt! The base ...
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Combining melted chocolate with eggs

I've come across a number of recipes (the most recent of which was this) which suggest various combinations of adding hot melted chocolate to a mixture that contains eggs. The problem that I have ...
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I need to know to make the eggs fluffy and rise while in the oven

Im making a sausage egg and cheese breakfast casserole. My eggs dont seem to rise and are not fluffy or puffy.Also sometimes the casserole is watery. I use 8 eggs to 2 cups milk. Please help!!
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Eggs smelled bad but not anymore when I put them in the ref

I recently bought a dozen eggs. But when I cracked them, they smelled bad, though they didn't float on water (which means they're good). When checking closely, I found out that even the unopened eggs ...
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Cracked Eggs & Safety

I bought some fresh eggs the other day which don't expire until next month. They've remained in the fridge in their carton. I just realised that a few of the eggs are cracked. Is it still safe to ...
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Freezing Egg & Cheese Omelet

A Super 8 motel we just stayed at had egg & cheese omelets on their breakfast bar. They said they get them frozen from Farmers Brothers. They are thawed on the breakfast bar and warmed up in the ...
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Why do egg yolks curdle?

I know that heating eggs up too quickly or (similarly) adding them to a hot soup/sauce too quickly will cause them to curdle. I wonder why?
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Can you eat turkey eggs?

I'm considering acquiring a few turkey hens and was wondering can you eat Turkey eggs? Has anyone eaten one? How do they taste?