Butter-Basted Eggs

Butter-Basted Eggs

Butter-Basted Eggs

Crispy-bottomed fried eggs make an ideal breakfast.Helen Rosner

Basting eggs with hot melted butter promises a perfect sunny side up presentation, and deliciously nutty flavor. Serve these with toast or cheesy grits. This recipe was adapted from Janice Cole's Chicken and Egg: A Memoir of Suburban Homesteading with 125 Recipes (Chronicle, 2011).