How Do You Crack an Egg?

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How do you crack an egg? We've learned that this is a divisive issue among cooks! Some cooks swear by cracking eggs on the countertop, avoiding any chance of egg shards in the mix. Others think the sharp edge of a bowl is the fastest, neatest way to break an egg. What about you?

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.