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).
- 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
- 2 eggs, cracked into 2 small cups
- 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
- Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Chopped chives, for serving