Monday, November 4, 2013

Egg, Huevo, Oeuf, Uovo, Ei

Chef toques have 100 pleats. 


There are 100 ways to cook an egg

 They are usually inexpensive in the grocery store; ranging from $.08 to $.15 a piece and have I mean seriously, off the top of my head:
scrambled,baked, poached, boiled, pan fried, sunny side whatever, over easy, over med, over hard, omelette, anglaise, hollandaise, bearnaise, custard, souffle, tempered, pickled, tea eggs, basted, shirred, coddled, meringue, frittata, steam, soft hard poach ( poach in shell),deviled, egg salad, toad in a hole/ eggs in a basket. ( egg cooked in a hole cut out of bread.)

Okay, well I never said I was a chef. Judging from the list I am about a quarter of the way there; I have much dabbling in world cuisine to do. 

Well you get the point, eggs are extremely versatile and they are actually remarkably healthy for you!
 I once had a  Chef Professor who swore his great health and young appearance to " Eating an incredible edible egg once a day keeps a fast death away"

 Just how good are eggs for you?

Eggs are real food, what food should be – nakedly delicious without preservatives and produced without hormones or antibiotics. A single egg has lots of vitamins and minerals—all for only 70 calories. The protein in eggs is the highest-quality protein found in any food. Additionally, nutritionists believe that eggs play and important role in our diet and assist with weight management, muscle strength, healthy pregnancy, brain function, eye health and more. Well here are some perfectly defined nutrition facts straight from the most direct source of egg nutrition available on the web:

Now go eat an egg and feel good about yourself

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