10 Scrambled Egg Mistakes You Need to Stop Making
Storing eggs wrong
Before we even get cracking, let's talk about egg storage. If you're not keeping your eggs in the fridge correctly, the rest of these points will all be for nothing.
High a temperature
It's easy to burn your eggs if the cooktop is too hot, explains Andrew Whitney, executive chef and owner of Dell'anima in New York City.
Seasoning too soon
Seasoning eggs before cooking them is a no-no, says Hudson. "Adding salt in before the cooking process will break down the eggs and result in a watery scramble
Cracking eggs on the side of the bowl
No one wants to feel the granular crunch of wayward eggshells in their scrambled eggs. Yes, this might be the easiest option
Forgetting to whisk
A common mistake people make when they're in a hurry is to break the eggs straight into the pan. This doesn't give you a chance to whisk the eggs
Using a metal spatula
Metal utensils are great for many things, but cooking scrambled eggs isn't one of them.
Walking away from the pan
You might think it's OK to step away for a second, but with scrambled eggs, you'll want to keep a close eye on things.
Not paying attention to quality
Scrambled eggs are a simple dish, but that doesn't mean you should skimp on top-notch ingredients. If you have the means to splurge on organic eggs
Are you noticing your scrambled eggs are turning out a tad too dry? Cream could be the answer.
Overlooking an immersion blender
Yes, it's another tool to invest in, but this hand-held blender can work wonders for scrambled eggs.
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