Pre-Crack Your Eggs

by in Food Network Magazine, September 24th, 2013

cracked egg

When frying eggs, crack them one at a time into a cup or small bowl — not directly into the pan. If the yolk breaks, you can save that egg for another dish. We pre-crack eggs for cookies and cakes, too, so we can pick out any bits of shell before they end up in the batter.

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Comments (2)

  1. George T says:

    This one cracks me up.

    My Mother makes me do it. Her Mother made her do it and I think My Great-grandmother did it too.

  2. Portia says:

    Ina Garten always advises cooks to break eggs into a separate bowl from batters and/or egg dishes. She says, "You never know when you might get a "bad" egg!" It's good advice that every cook should heed. Thanks, Ina.

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