We’re Completely Mesmerized by This Technique for Poaching 30 (!!!!) Eggs at OnceSkills
It’s both extremely confusing and totally understandable why everyone seems to be talking about this video by J. Kenji López-Alt that teaches you how to poach 30 eggs at once.
We Tried 5 Egg-Poaching Methods and Found 2 We Loved
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And none that we hated.
Basic Technique: Dry PoachingSkills
“Dry” and “poaching” might sound like an oxymoron, but hear us out! This is a great technique to use with small cuts that don’t have a lot of internal fat to keep them moist. Here’s how… Also called oven poaching, dry poaching is like a cross between braising and roasting. We mostly use it for cooking boneless skinless chicken breast, but it also works well with fish, thin cuts of pork, or any meat that has a tendency to overcook.
Brunch For a Crowd? Poach Eggs Ahead of TimeSkills
We love serving poached eggs with hollandaise at brunch gatherings, but doing more than a few can end up feeling annoying and time-consuming when hungry guests are waiting out in the dining room. Luckily, eggs can actually be poached ahead of time and then reheated right before serving. Here’s what to do!Poach all your eggs as normal, but under-cook them slightly. A minute off of your normal cooking time should do the trick. Just make sure the whites are nearly set.
What’s the Best Way to Poach Multiple Eggs at Once?Skills
Q: My husband loves poached eggs, but I hate making them. I can make them properly, but to make several for dinner takes so long since I make them individually. Is there a trick or gadget for making multiple poached eggs in one pot, one boil? Sent by Joanna Editor: I’ve poached up to three eggs at a time in a single pot using our basic method: How to Poach an Egg: The Video Readers, what’s your best advice?
Julia Child’s Simple Trick for Perfect Poached Eggs Every TimeSkills
We have a trick from Julia Child that will completely change the way you poach eggs. And by “change,” I mean be prepared to make flawless poached eggs for the rest of your life. No exaggeration! Even if you have a tried-and-true method, making poached eggs can be tricky. I’ve made more than my fair share, and I’m going to go out on a limb and say that I make a darn good poached egg. So, it takes a lot for me to be wowed by tips in this department.
Cure Your Sad Desk Lunch with a Make-Ahead Poached EggSkills
Like Ariel Yes, a warm and lovely poached egg can be yours at the office — any time you like! Here’s how I do it. I’ve learned two important things about packing my lunch: Desk lunch doesn’t have to be synonymous with boring. Also, an interesting, filling lunch I actually want to eat doesn’t have to be a ton of work to pull together. My answer for dressing up an otherwise plain lunch (and the temptation to eat out instead) is a poached egg.
This Is the Easiest Way to Make a Big Batch of Poached EggsSkills
Poached eggs are a glorious thing. It’s easy enough to make them on the stovetop when you’re just cooking one or two, but for making a larger batch of poached eggs, it’s time to reach for the slow cooker. The easiest way to make a whole bunch of poached eggs at once is with the slow cooker. As with any slow-cooker recipe, this process does take longer than the stovetop method. But we don’t rely on our slow cookers for quick meals, right?
May 1, 2019
Tiny Video: How to Make Poached Eggs in the OvenSkills
Making a bunch of poached eggs for a brunch party may seem intimidating — especially if you’re cracking one egg at a time into a simmering pot of water. How do you ensure that each egg is hot and perfectly yolk-y in the middle? It takes a lot of patience and practice. Lucky for you, there’s an easier way to get the job done. All you need is a muffin tin and your oven. As you can see in the video, making poached eggs in the oven is surprisingly easy.
Feb 16, 2016
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Poached EggsSkills
Poached eggs seem really tricky and fussy to make, but they’re not at all. You can put away the egg rings — they’re totally not necessary here. As long as you avoid these five mistakes, you’ll end up with perfect poached eggs every time. When it comes to making poached eggs, age matters. As eggs age, the whites change and become more fluid. If you use older eggs, you’re more likely to see those ghost-like wispies in the water when poaching eggs.
Nov 30, 2015
5 Important Tips for Making Better Poached EggsSkills
Even if you’ve made them a hundred times, poached eggs can be fickle. From getting the water temperature just right, to pulling the egg out of the pot at just the right time, there are specific factors that help achieve perfectly poached eggs. When done correctly, though, the payoff is something truly delicious. Whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned pro, these five tips are your ticket to better poached eggs every time.
Aug 8, 2015
A Better Way to Get Your Beet OnSkills
When you have the time to spare, sure, you can wrap your beets in foil and roast them. It’s a mostly mindless method that will yield pretty good results. But truthfully, that method can take forever, and toward the end of cooking you’ll have to unwrap and wrap the beets to check doneness — each time piercing the beets with a paring knife, while the juice spills out. It’s an advertised no-mess method that ends up getting a little dirty.
Jun 12, 2015
What Can an Egg Poacher Be Used for Besides Poaching Eggs?Skills
Q: How else can Calphalon Kitchen Essentials 4 Cup Egg Poacher be used besides poaching eggs? Can you please share some recipes and tips? Sent by Millie Editor: Readers, any advice on how to make this unitasker more useful in the kitchen?
May 19, 2015
Perfectly Poached: Some Tips and Tricks for Poaching EggsSkills
We found that a single poached egg was just the thing to round out a bowl of that Quinoa Salad with Apples, Walnuts, Cranberries, and Gouda from last week. And since that recipe made enough to feed a family reunion, that means we’ve been poaching a lot of eggs. While it’s still fresh in our minds, here are our best tips for perfectly poached eggs!Poaching is actually our favorite way of consuming the incredible edible egg.
Feb 23, 2011