Essential Egg Techniques

Eggs are the quintessential brunch food. Whether scrambled, poached, fried, or gently folded into an omelet, they’re the ideal Sunday morning food, preferably served with a side of home fries and some crispy bacon. If you’re ambitious about your breakfast, you can cure your own bacon, but even the most hands-off cooks can master the art of properly cooking an egg. Just click through these easy to follow slideshows from our test kitchen, and you’ll be flipping omelets with the best of them in no time.

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