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Few pantry staples are more dynamic and adaptable than the egg. The whites, whipped, add volume and lightness to dishes; the yolks thicken and enrich. Eggs are as at ease mixed with black truffles on the most extravagant china as they are fried and lacy-edged on a blue plate special with rice and beans. Here are 18 classic SAVEUR egg recipes for every occasion.