Reichl reminds us that:
...scrambled eggs, cooked with great patience, have a texture like velvet and a taste that reminds you why you want to be alive.
Reichl recaps the five rules of ultimate scrambled eggs according to Francis Picabia, a painter who shared his guidelines to this simple yet sublime dish in The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book. Reichl offers her own commentary on his rules, too — he says, for instance, that you should plan on a half hour (at least) to make good scrambled eggs, but Reichl demurs on this point.
Whether you plan on 15 minutes or 30, however, scrambled eggs are still one of the quickest yet most luscious meals you can make on short notice. Take a peek at these rules — do you follow any of them?
Read more: How to Make Better Scrambled Eggs by Ruth Reichl at Gilt Taste
(Image: Gilt Taste)