Cooking guide reaches new heights in egg-related tips and puns

Cooking guide reaches new heights in egg-related tips and puns

Great eggs have seductive properties, or so says Serious Eats (Photo by Laura A.) 

Cooking eggs is a deceptively difficult undertaking. Nothing could seem easier, but despite conflicting attempts to establish some sort of egg-boiling rubric, results are frustratingly unpredictable. That’s probably because the scrutinizing eye of science has not been trained on the endeavour for extended periods. That is, until now.

Serious Eats offers this pun-riddled examination of how to cook the ovular miracles, which, if nothing else, is remarkable for its staggering thoroughness. The page includes numbers, timelines and labelled diagrams, but the gist of the guide is that if two factors can be mitigated—time and temperature—perfect eggs are within reach.

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