Deviled Duck Eggs -- not so good

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by katharinad, Nov 6, 2010.

  1. katharinad

    katharinad Overrun with chickens

    My husband loves our duck eggs. The taste, the look, he just loves to eat them. So yesterday he made deviled eggs, which he really loves, for the first time with duck eggs. The verdict, he didn't like it. The yolks were dense, but that can be fixed with a little bit of milk. He really hated the whites. They were to firm for him. He basically ate only the filling and fed the whiles to the dogs. Lesson learned. Chicken eggs for deviled eggs only.
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:OOH Im so glad you said this because I made 40 deviled duck eggs for a picnic and everyone hated them:-( [​IMG] Including me! [​IMG] baking only with those suckers!
     
  3. katharinad

    katharinad Overrun with chickens

    Its live and learn. My husband was so exited of extra extra super large deviled eggs. [​IMG]
    I can't even eat eggs anymore since my stomach surgery. I hate the way they feel in the stomach. They are fine for me in cooked and baked products. I just cannot eat boiled, scrambled eggs, or omelets anymore. Kind of miss that. I used to love to eat poached eggs in mustard sauce with potatoes. A German specialty.
     
  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:yah I guess huh? Now my family and extended family always asks-what eggs did you use??? good grief you woulda thunk I poisoned them or something????
     
  5. pirtykitty

    pirtykitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try using duck eggs that are at least two weeks old..
     
  6. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you kidding??? I ADORE devilled duck eggs. Chicken eggs are boring. When I want to impress people with duck eggs at a potluck, I always take devilled eggs and they are always a hit. If I want to really treat myself, I boil some eggs and then devil one for myself. Yum.

    To each his own. [​IMG]
     
  7. Pearsandgrapes

    Pearsandgrapes Out Of The Brooder

    Quote:I agree! LOVE them boiled and deviled! Though...I will admit that we let them set in the fridge for a couple of weeks before we boil them up. When we do though...yuuuuuuumy![​IMG]
     
  8. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Older eggs are easier to peel, but I haven't noticed a difference in flavor--is there one? I can see how an older egg would be "softer" in texture, though. Personally, I like the firmness of fresh eggs and think that chicken eggs are runny and not as pleasant in texture.

    I think it's largely a matter of conditioning--we've grown up with chicken eggs and so we think an egg ought to be soft. I have always been extremely susceptible to the power of suggestion and can therefore easily convince myself of lots of things (this can be an amusing pastime, lol!). It was not hard to convince myself that a firmer textured egg is a better quality, fresher, more nutritious option (which it is), and I guess my taste buds went along for the ride.

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  9. greyhorsewoman

    greyhorsewoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We absolutely love eating our ducks in most ways ... but my husband doesn't care for them hard-boiled. Oh well .. no lack of other uses anyway.
     
  10. MysticalMom

    MysticalMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Weird. I LOVE a hard boiled duck egg and whenever I make them Deviled, for any occasion, people eat them up. I have found that they are much easier to peel if they're a couple weeks old and room temperature before I boil them. But my deviled duck eggs are always a big hit. The only way I don't like my duck eggs in over easy/medium. I just don't like the thicker yolk. But scrambled, hard boiled, omletted, deviled etc... love 'em.
     

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