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why don't people like poached eggs?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by HeritageGoose13, Jul 14, 2015.

  1. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like soft boiled eggs, and love making "poached" eggs in my lifetime cookware egg poaching tray. But those are just eggs cracked into little cups that sit in a rack in my pan, a little melted butter, and then cooked with the cover on over simmering water. I need to have the whites cooked firm, so best for me is fried eggs with cooked whites and uncooked yolks.
     
  2. chicmum

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    Poached eggs are my favorite, can not understand why people wouldn't like them?? I'm off to poach a few right now for breakfast:)
     
  3. collie1470

    collie1470 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poached eggs are my favorite. Poached eggs on toast with a bit of salt and pepper......best breakfast <3
     
  4. erlibrd

    erlibrd Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I love poached eggs! never had them growing up, my mother only fried eggs until the were crispy whites and hard yolks [​IMG]
     
  5. collie1470

    collie1470 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My grandma always made them....she still makes them whenever I come over :)
     
  6. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    I confess - I've never eaten nor prepared a poached egg. Can't get past the pasty look they have - just white, white, white with a dab of yellow surrounded by more white, white white. No crispy little brown edges or tiny bits of golden butter from the frying and flipping on them anywhere. (I like mine over medium) Now I'm thinking maybe I should at least give one a try. But if I hate it I'm coming back for all of you! [​IMG]
     
  7. collie1470

    collie1470 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Over medium is my other favorite....so tasty.
     
  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Come on Blooie, be a big girl, you can do it! Who knows, you might just find a new favorite.

    (And if you hate your poached egg, come on back [​IMG])
     
  9. nuchickontheblock

    nuchickontheblock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poached are my all time favorite way to make eggs. Add a little white vinegar to the water and heat at a slow simmer. break egg into a saucer. swirl the water gently in a circle with a spoon then slip the egg into the water from the saucer. The white will stay together and be more appetizing for those fussy folks. A breakfast cook taught me this and it works well.

    Delicious on buttered toast. [​IMG]
     
  10. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    My favorite way to cook eggs is sunny side up, soft yolks. When I was in ND I fried eggs for my grandsons for breakfast. I didn't cook the yolks until they were hard. My grandsons made some remarks about they thought I needed some egg cooking lessons.

    When they talked to their Mom later that day, they told her I tried to kill them!

    Seems she told them that soft yolks have ALL kinds of germs in them that will cause people to drop dead!
     

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