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no poached, white goes all around pan and makes a right mess and also a poor poached egg

asked by @grumpybusdriver almost 6 years ago
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Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added almost 6 years ago

Get the water simmering then slowley get it swirling with a spoon - pre-crack the egg into a little dish and gently drop it in, the swirling motion of the water will help to gather the white and keep it from going all over the place

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added almost 6 years ago

Doesn't a teeny bit of white vinegar in the boiling water help to keep the white from running??

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added almost 6 years ago

Old eggs have runny whites so use fresh eggs. I also like to use a spoon of vinegar to help keep the whites together.

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pierino is a trusted source on General Cooking and Tough Love.

added almost 6 years ago

White vinegar is indeed the solution. And don't boil them. Simmer them.