No Stress! How to Get the Eggshell Out of a Cracked Egg

Few things are more frustrating than chasing a tiny bit of eggshell around a bowl of cracked eggs, trying to trap it and get it out. Save yourself the headache! The perfect tool for nabbing that errant shell is right at hand in every kitchen.
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The right tool for the job is actually one of the broken halves of the eggshell itself! The jagged edge of the shell cuts through the viscous egg white, letting you scoop up the bit of shell without any fuss or muss.

A word to the wise, though: don't use a piece of the shell that is starting to crumble! If you have to, break the shell again to get a cleaner edge.

Related: Basic Techniques: How to Fry an Egg

(Images: Emma Christensen)

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