separating eggs

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    Jan 23, 2014 2:31 AM GMT
    I use the technique where you crack the egg into your hand and let the whites run between your finger, but I thought this was cute.


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    Jan 23, 2014 3:24 AM GMT
    LOL. Looks like some kind of a sex toy. I know, dirty mind icon_redface.gif

    I just catch the yolk in one half of the shell and pour the remaining whites out from under it. No extra gadget needed.
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    Jan 23, 2014 3:35 AM GMT
    Yeah, it does look like a sex toy. icon_lol.gif
    Save your money. Use a plastic soda/water bottle.

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    Jan 23, 2014 3:40 AM GMT
    I have a spoon like thing that you crack the egg into and the egg white drains down through slots. Pretty easy and not messy at all.
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    Jan 23, 2014 3:44 AM GMT
    Cute, but unnecessary devices.
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    Jan 23, 2014 3:47 AM GMT
    sometimes I just let the white stuff run through my fingers.

    that or just use one side of the shell to hold the yolk. icon_smile.gif
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    Jan 23, 2014 3:55 AM GMT
    Awesome! But what to do with all those left over egg yokes?

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    This page has a list of several suggestions, including how to freeze them for future use:
    http://www.fortysomething.ca/2010/04/recipes_to_use_up_extra_egg_yo.php
  • MikeW

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    Jan 23, 2014 3:59 AM GMT
    Or, if you're an artist, you can make egg tempera:

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    Jan 23, 2014 4:00 AM GMT
    ...Mine have never been conjoined . . .
  • LJay

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    Jan 23, 2014 4:03 AM GMT
    MikeW saidAwesome! But what to do with all those left over egg yokes?

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    This page has a list of several suggestions, including how to freeze them for future use:
    http://www.fortysomething.ca/2010/04/recipes_to_use_up_extra_egg_yo.php


    Add them to meatloaf, bread pudding, custards, boil and put in potato salad, make deviled egg filling for celery sticks...

    Or, if you have a dog, add and egg yolk or two to the dog's dry food. The dog will love it.
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    Jan 23, 2014 4:18 AM GMT
    Real men eat the yolk intravenously. Through the eyeballs right into your brain.
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    Jan 23, 2014 4:25 AM GMT
    Unless you're using egg whites for baking or making mayo or whatever, there's nothing wrong with eating the yolk. It's not gonna kill ya.

    Eggs over easy is the best. All the gooey yolk just oozing all over the place. icon_biggrin.gif

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  • madsexy

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    Jan 23, 2014 4:34 AM GMT
    DAMN I thought this was something new dirty to do with a guy's balls!
  • MikeW

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    Jan 23, 2014 4:34 AM GMT
    xrichx saidUnless you're using egg whites for baking or making mayo or whatever, there's nothing wrong with eating the yolk. It's not gonna kill ya.

    Eggs over easy is the best. All the gooey yolk just oozing all over the place. icon_biggrin.gif

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    I totally agree. EOE + 2OST & BAÇON, OMFG!! icon_razz.gif
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    Jan 23, 2014 5:40 AM GMT
    I only separate them when I 'm going to beat the whites to make something fluffy. (e.g. waffles icon_redface.gif ) They get mixed back together at a later step.
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    Jan 23, 2014 9:22 AM GMT
    madsexy saidDAMN I thought this was something new dirty to do with a guy's balls!

    Sorry! icon_wink.gif
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    Jan 23, 2014 9:26 AM GMT
    MikeW saidI totally agree. EOE + 2OST & BAÇON, OMFG!! icon_razz.gif

    I like mine sunny side up, but there's a trick so that the top gets just cooked: use a lid. Best is to use a clear lid so you can watch. Choose a temperature that mostly cooks the eggs in 60 seconds. Preheat the pan for a few minutes. Break the eggs into a bowl so that they go into the pan together. After cooking for 60 seconds move the pan off the heat or turn the gas off and let them sit for about another 60 seconds. Then take the lid off and slide them out of the pan. Perfectly fried eggs. If you're using oil, also use a little butter to give them that perfect buttery taste.
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    Jan 23, 2014 2:21 PM GMT
    Varus saidsometimes I just let the white stuff run through my fingers.


    Too easy. Lol!icon_twisted.gif
  • Dave_StMtn

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    Jan 23, 2014 3:12 PM GMT
    I've never tried straining the yolk with my fingers, have to practice that. I usually just toss it between the broken shells and pour the whites.

    I save the yolks and cook them for my dogs.
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    Jan 23, 2014 4:16 PM GMT
    I insist my eggs seek counseling before they separate.
  • LJay

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    Jan 23, 2014 4:36 PM GMT
    Has anyone seen one of the ceramic gadgets that looks like the face of a troll? You crack the egg into a scoop on the top of his head. The yolk stays in the cup and the whites run out of his nose. Great fun if you have an eight-year-old helping in the kitchen.
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    Jan 23, 2014 4:37 PM GMT
    UndercoverMan saidI insist my eggs seek counseling before they separate.


    You're not the one who has to listen to them argue every night icon_cry.gif
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    Jan 23, 2014 4:42 PM GMT
    Matiz said
    UndercoverMan saidI insist my eggs seek counseling before they separate.


    You're not the one who has to listen to them argue every night icon_cry.gif

    Inorite? And the toast always complaining that it has to be the one to sop up the mess.
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    Jan 23, 2014 4:51 PM GMT
    I crack the eggs and use the 2 equal shells , pouring the yolk in one shell , then into the other ...
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    Jan 23, 2014 7:20 PM GMT
    The problem with using the shell halves to separate the egg is that sometimes the edge of the shell can prick the yolk. Not highly likely but it's happened to me.

    Someone pointed me at a website that had tips and tricks, and one they had was for cracking eggs, which I was already doing: crack the egg on the counter, not on the edge of a bowl. With the latter you're more likely to get bits of eggshell in with the egg.

    My recipe for a sunny side up egg came from a recent Cooks Illustrated. I was already using a lid; they perfected the technique with the timing on and off the heat.