What Is the Best Way To: Break an Egg?

How do you break an egg? Do you have a strongly-held opinion about the best way to do this? What's the best way to get a clean break and avoid shell in the bowl? We used to use the edge of the bowl to crack an egg, but now we usually just rap it gently on the countertop. What about you?

Here are a few more good posts on eggs and cooking with eggs.
10 Ways to Eat an Egg Tonight
How To Fry-Poach an Egg
Tip: Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs
Food Science: Why Are Hard-Boiled Eggs So Hard to Peel?
No Stress! How to Get the Eggshell Out of a Cracked Egg
Video: How to Crack an Egg With One Hand

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