Tips & Tricks

Become an eggspert with these tips and tricks, from beating basics to how to tell when your eggs are done.

When & Why to Use Room Temperature Eggs

Some recipes specify that the eggs or egg whites be at room temperature when added. However, for recipes that don't specify room temperature eggs...

Can You Freeze Eggs?

Can I Freeze Eggs? If you have more eggs than you can use within a few weeks of buying them, you can break them out of their shells and freeze the...

Can I Eat Raw Cookie Dough?

Although a recent study has shown that the culprit in raw cookie dough Salmonella cases is the raw flour (and not the pasteurized eggs), you shou...

How Do You Fold in Egg Whites?

How to Fold in Egg Whites Combining heavier mixtures with beaten egg whites can knock the air out of them. To prevent this, before folding egg whi...

What’s The Best Bowl For Beating Egg Whites?

What's the Best Bowl for Beating Egg Whites? Use a stainless steel or glass bowl.  Plastic bowls can retain a film of grease. Bowl size (and shap...

What Is Tempering?

What is Tempering? The technique used to blend uncooked eggs into hot mixtures. To temper, beat eggs and stir in a little of the hot mixture to wa...

When Do Eggs Need To Be At Room Temperature?

Some recipes specify that the eggs or egg whites be at room temperature when added.  In the case of cheesecakes and other batters with a high fa...

Difference Between Large vs. X-Large Eggs?

Difference Between Large vs. X-Large Eggs For eggs that are scrambled, fried, poached, etc., any size eggs will work.  For most other recipes and...

What do the Dates on Egg Cartons Mean?

What Do Dates On Egg Cartons Mean? Dates on egg cartons and all other food packaging reflect food quality, not food safety. A “Sell By” or “...

What’s the Difference Between Brown & White Eggs?

What's the Difference Between Brown & White Eggs The color of the egg shell or yolk has nothing to do with the egg's nutritional value, qualit...