Cook Up Something EGGcellent: 10 Different Ways to Cook Eggs

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The commercial egg industry is big business. It raked in a whopping 99.1 billion in 2019, thanks to over 340 million hens putting in the work.

The egg is a classic kitchen staple, which makes sense. It’s a versatile ingredient and there are many different ways to cook eggs.

Despite that, sometimes we can get in a rut with how to cook eggs. Scrambled eggs anyone?

Let’s break out of our shells and try something new! We’re going to share ten ways to cook eggs that are sure to please.

Ways To Cook Eggs

Tired of the same old scrambled eggs? Get inspired by these eggcellent ideas on ways to cook an egg.

  1. Hard-Boiled

The secret to a perfectly hard-boiled egg? Start them in cold water and bring it to boiling. Once boiling cover your pot and leave it be for nine minutes.

Add a dash of vinegar to the water before you run them under cool water. This will make them easy to peel.

  1. Soft-Boiled

For soft boiled eggs use the same method above, just boil for half the time. You’ll end up with a firm white while the yolk remains a creamy liquid.

Delicious on their own, over toast, or of course in Ramen.

  1. Poached

This can be tricky. You have to get your water gently boiling, crack your eggs, and be careful not to break them. It can be done, but we recommend you check out this poached egg maker! It makes poaching eggs a total breeze.

  1. Shakshuka

This tasty one-pan meal is an Israeli staple. The eggs are cooked with tomatoes, onions, and peppers, and generous portions of spices. It looks gorgeous, tastes even better, and is easy to make.

Check out a recipe here.

  1. Fried Eggs

An absolute classic way to cook eggs. Many consider it the best way to cook eggs.

Sunnyside up, over easy, over medium, or fried hard, fried eggs can satisfy any palate.

  1. Frittata

Feed a crowd and clear out your leftovers with a Frittata! Another one-pan miracle dish hailing from Italy and can be made with literally whatever you have on hand.

  1. Omelete

Easy and filling, omelets can be customized with whatever cheese, meat, and veggies you fancy. They make a great meal anytime.

  1. Quiche

This is a French version of a frittata, with the addition of a buttery pie crust to hold it all together. Add whatever fillings you prefer and enjoy.

  1. Egg Salad

Another classic egg salad means boiling your eggs first then mashing them up. Add mayo, mustard, and spices to taste.

Enjoy it as a sandwich or go low carb using romaine lettuce instead of bread.

  1. Deviled Eggs

Another take on boiled eggs. No holiday table is complete without them.

Mix the yolks with mayo, mustard, a touch of lemon, and spices to taste. Deviled eggs are always a crowd-pleaser.

Get Busy in the Kitchen

Now that you know some different ways to cook eggs, it’s time to get busy. Try all ten methods to find the best way to cook an egg!


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