300-Minute Eggs

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by MicMoo, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. MicMoo

    MicMoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Had a little fun with some eggs today. Tried the '300-minute' recipe, put on the rack in oven set to 210 degrees for 5 hours and below are photos of the results. From the oven I put them into a bowl of cool water and then peeled them a few minutes later (very easy to peel). The air pocket is much larger than normal from baking so the eggs literally stand on end.

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    After having everyone in the family taste-test them, the descriptions were words like "smokey", "nutty", "buttery", one even said it reminded them of burgundy wine.


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    There were a couple left so I decided to make deviled eggs. I didn't really follow any recipe, I just tossed things together to go along with the theme of smokey/nutty flavors. The proportions (not including the egg yolks) ended up being 1 part sweet relish, 1 part Heinz 57, and 3 parts mayonnaise. Not bad.
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    That's interesting, never heard of that.

    The ultimate brown egg.

    Imp
     
  3. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So were they good enough that you would do it again? Or does this get shelved to the "intresting" spot in the 'ol reciepe box? [​IMG] Does the family clamor for MORE! Or they glad Mom's momentary insanity is over and can they please have their eggs fried, scrambled or plain boiled? [​IMG] Thanks for posting the pics, they look like chocolate eggs, haha. Boy, would that ever be an Easter basket surprise!
     
  4. cupman

    cupman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read this thread and was interested by it. I tried it myself and the eggs definitely come out different. I'm not exactly sure how I would describe the flavor but I did like it. Mine didn't turn out as brown as MicMoo's did so I'm going to cook them for 10 or 15 more minutes the next time I do them. They do peel very easily... so a big plus right there. In an hour my second batch comes out of the oven... going to do some deviled eggs for football day.
     

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