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Everything You Need to Know About Eggs

Posted On: Jul 28, 2020   |   Posted By: Williams Sonoma

Everything You Need to Know About Eggs

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Most years other than 2020, the egg section of the supermarket can be a fairly overwhelming place. Brown shells and white, organic and free-range, AA and B. Where to start? (These days, depending on where you are in the country, you take what you can get!)
Some folks will want to go down the rabbit-er, chicken?-hole with the USDA's egg manual , but for the rest of us, we just want to know what to look for, how that green egg is going to taste, and how long to store them. Plus, of course, a few techniques for cooking them beautifully. For egg recipes and cooking methods, we commonly consult Chuck Williams' opus, Cooking at Home , as well as The Breakfast Bible cookbook-both of which offer several egg recipes and simple cooking options.
Where to Buy
OK, let's start at the very beginning. If you have access to local eggs from a reputable farmer, consider them. There is nothing like the taste of a golden-yellow yolk from a nearby farm. If you're at the supermarket, you want a place with brisk...

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