How To Cook Eggs
Want to learn more about cooking eggs? Here you can find tons of useful cooking tips for eggs. Learn how to cook scrambled eggs, omelets, fried eggs, and other tasty egg dishes for breakfast and other recipes that use eggs. They aren’t just for breakfast anymore, try them for supper, lunch, or make a snack out of them. You really can do just about anything with an egg.
Egg tips, cooking suggestions, substitutions, tips on video, and even lots of photos of EGGS! If you want to know something about eggs, you are bound to find it right here. Want to know the common measurements of eggs? Or egg safety tips? Find it all below!
Western Scrambled Eggs Recipe
Enjoy this western style scrambled eggs recipe with onions and mushrooms plus lots of cheddar cheese! Western scrambled eggs are my all time favorite breakfast food to cook.
Western Scrambled Eggs Recipe Information
Servings – 4 Prep Time – 15 Minutes
Amount Per Serving Calories: 236 | Total Fat: 18.6g | Cholesterol: 447mg
Western Scrambled Eggs Recipe Ingredients:
- 8 eggs
- 1 1/4 cups diced fully cooked ham
- 3/4 cup diced Cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
Western Scrambled Eggs Recipe Directions:
- In a bowl, beat eggs.
- Add ham, cheese, mushrooms and onion.
- Melt butter in a skillet; add egg mixture.
- Cook and stir over medium heat until eggs are completely set and cheese is melted.
Egg Cooking Tips
- Always keep eggs in the refrigerator
- Use brown eggs for hard boiled eggs, they have thicker shells!
- Use cold eggs for poached eggs
- Test eggs for freshness by putting them in a glass of water with two teaspoons of salt. Bad eggs will float. If it sinks, eat it!
Egg Safety Tips
- Always wash hands after dealing with eggs
- Cook your eggs until there is no runny liquid left for the best safety.
- Only buy eggs that have been refrigerated.
Salmonella Enteritidis is a bacterium that can be inside shell eggs. Cooking the egg or egg-containing food product to an internal temperature of at least 160 F (71 C) kills the bacteria. Refrigerating will not kill the bacteria.
Cooking Tips for Eggs Video
Need to know the common measurements for eggs in most recipes? The size of the egg you use is very important, because a jumbo egg can be much bigger than a small egg. Use these common egg measurements to judge how much egg you really should be using in your recipe.
Common Egg Measurements
4 jumbo eggs = 1 cup
6 jumbo whites = 1 cup
12 jumbo yolks = 1 cup
4 Ex Lg eggs = 1 cup
6 Ex Lg whites = 1 cup
12 Ex Lg yolks = 1 cup
5 Lg eggs = 1 cup
7 Lg whites = 1 cup
14 Lg yolks = 1 cup
5 Med eggs = 1 cup
8 Med whites = 1 cup
16 Med yolks = 1 cup
6 Sm eggs = 1 cup
9 Sm whites = 1 cup
18 Sm yolks = 1 cup