Tips and Tricks for the Best Scrambled Eggs, Your Way
Are you a big fan of scrambled egg recipes, but not sure how to cook them just right? Then read on for tips and tricks for the best scrambled eggs, your way. There are lots of scrambled egg recipes out there, and there are so many different ways to scramble eggs. You can just crack open the eggs, pour them in the pan and stir them until they’re well done, or you can cook them like a gourmet chef, from beginning to end, even salting them at precisely the right time.
Scrambled eggs are often a breakfast dish made from the yolks and whites of chicken eggs, mixed with butter, salt, and pepper, and sometimes a few extra spices like paprika and parsley flakes. You can make scrambled egg recipes for lunch and dinner, but they are most popular as a breakfast dish. These days, scrambled eggs are also very popular in breakfast wrap recipes, which can be a very easy way to eat them – especially if you are on the run, or need to make a quick meal for the kids before school. Although we don’t know who invented the first scrambled egg recipe, we do know that scrambled eggs have been around for centuries. The first written reference to scrambled eggs appears in the ancient Italian cook book entitled, “Libro della cucina”, which speaks of scrambled eggs as a well-established recipe even at that time. Scrambled eggs is a very simple recipe because it only requires one main ingredient; however, it’s cooking the eggs properly that is the challenging part, so you will want to study up on your technique. You can also add milk, cream, or goat cheese, depending upon your taste. For the healthiest scrambled eggs possible, be sure to use organic free-range eggs.
As far as the nutritional benefits of scrambled eggs go, a serving of two medium-sized scrambled eggs is high in phosphorous, riboflavin, selenium, and protein. Egg yolks contain vitamins A, D, E, and B12 as well as folate, and some eggs can be a very good source of Omega 3 fatty acids. Eggs are also high in saturated fat and cholesterol. When you buy your eggs, not only do you want to buy organic free range eggs, but you will want to buy local as well. This will help support your local farmers and ensure that the eggs you’re purchasing are as fresh as they possibly can be. Keeping food safety in mind, you will want to store eggs in your fridge. Eggs crack open easily, so do make sure they stay in the carton as they will be much safer there. Some fridges offer a special egg storage area on the door, but it’s not a good idea to keep your eggs there if you have a fridge that does not let them stay cold enough but, it is a perfect spot so long as you have an good functioning fridge with proper temperature. Always use your eggs by the “best before” date printed on the package, and be sure your eggs are whole and not cracked before eating them.
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