September 26, 2020
Tips & Tricks
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How to Make Soft-Hard Boiled Eggs
- Place eggs in a pot with cool water, covering eggs by an inch.
- Bring pot to a rolling boil. Once it’s boiling, remove from heat and cover.
- Cook eggs 3 minutes for soft boiled, 6 minutes for medium boiled, and 12 minutes for hard boiled.
- Remove eggs from pot and let cool in ice water for 10 minutes before peeling.
Soft Boiled Brunch Ideas:
- Use the Topster Egg Topper for a simple soft-boiled dip with toast!
- Top a greens and grains salad with a runny egg
- Add a soft boiled egg to your avocado toast
- Make a soft boiled egg salad with mayonnaise, avocado, dijon, chives, and crusty bread
- Top your hash browns with some extra silky soft boiled egg
Hard Boiled Brunch Ideas:
- Make an egg salad sandwich with sliced tomato, fresh basil, and sourdough bread
- Toss together asparagus, bacon, and hard boiled egg with a dijon vinaigrette
- Use little gems, avocado, chickpeas, radish, and hard boiled eggs for a salad
- Top pumpernickel bread with cream cheese, cucumber slices, lox, and sliced hard boiled egg
- Cut hard boiled egg in half and use as a “bread” for ham and cheese
* Slice, dice, or wedge your hard boiled egg using the 3-in-1 Egg Slicester
How to make Poached Eggs
- Place Swirl’n Perfect Egg Poacher into a medium pot of water and bring to a gentle boil. (the water will begin to swirl inside pod)
- Over a small bowl, crack your egg into a small mesh sieve and leave behind any white that falls through.
- Carefully pour egg into the poacher.
- Remove the pot from the heat and set a timer for 3-4 minutes.
- Once the egg white is firm, remove the poacher from water, drain, and blot egg on a paper towel before serving.
Poached Egg Brunch ideas:
- Make breakfast tacos with arugula, goat cheese, avocado, and poached egg
- Sweet potato hash with poached egg
- Lentil and bacon salad with poached egg
- Potato pancakes, shaved steak, topped with poached egg
- Top a bowl of oats (or pasta) with olive oil, shaved pecorino, and a poached egg
How to Make Scrambled Eggs
- Crack 4 eggs into a bowl, add a pinch of salt, and whisk. Use the Yolkster Egg Separator if you’re using egg whites only.
- Melt ½ tablespoon of butter in a non-stick pan over medium heat.
- Pour eggs into the pan and use a silicone spatula to swirl the eggs in small circles around the pan, without stopping, for 30 seconds until the eggs thicken.
- Switch to larger circles until you notice the eggs look thicker and creamier, about another 30 seconds.
- Remove from heat and let sit for a few seconds before serving.
Scrambled Egg Brunch ideas:
- Serve with refried beans, avocado slices, and salsa
- Add scrambled eggs to quesadillas
- Top a salad of mixed greens, tomatoes, feta, and red onion with scrambled eggs and red wine vinaigrette
- Mix cheese into your scrambled eggs and serve in an avocado half
- Toast sourdough and top with scrambled eggs, prosciutto or bacon, and pesto