For years, we’ve been told that egg yolks are very high in cholesterol, but a new study has even more alarming news. For people over 40, egg yolks can be as dangerous to your arteries as smoking cigarettes.
So Easter is this weekend, and many of you might be hard boiling eggs for eating or egg hunts or whatever, but do you actually make decent hardboiled eggs or are you just guessing every time? Just for Easter, Serious Eats has a comprehensive guide to boiling your eggs, whether you want the perfect hard-boiled or the perfect soft-boiled egg.
In parts of China, spring eggs boiled in children’s urine are a delicacy, and many Chinese chefs want to port this local dish worldwide. Yeah, I’m sure it’ll be a hit. This is why I’m so glad Chinese restaurants don’t serve real Chinese cuisine.
If you liked the recipe we posted a few days ago about how to make your own Cadbury eggs, here’s something to step things up a bit— Easter quail eggs. I don’t know if this is tradition somewhere or if it’s just something someone came up with on their own, but it’s absolutely brilliant. White chocolate shells filled with creme or chocolate and fresh fruit, dappled in dark chocolate… holy hell.
Egg-Bot is an open source robot developed by Mad Scientist Laboratories whose specialty is drawing on spherical surfaces… like eggs. You can go ahead and pre-order the Egg-Bot Kit, which goes on sale in September, which should give you plenty of time to get the thing built to kick out some killer eggs by Easter, or even some ornaments by Christmas.