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1 The Incredible Edible Egg What do you know about eggs?

2 Eggs Fowls, like chickens, duck and geese, lay eggs. If unfertilized the chicken eggs become part of our food supply.

3 Quality of eggs USDA grades the eggs by candling them to check their interior. Candling places the egg in front of a strong like to check the interior.

4 Egg Sizes Eggs are sized by the weight of a dozen eggs. Jumbo30 ounces per dozen Extra Large27 ounces per dozen Large24 ounces per dozen Medium21 ounces per dozen Small18 ounces per dozen Pee Wee15 ounces per dozen

5 White or Brown Shell The egg shell color has nothing to do with the size or quality of an egg. Different breeds lay different color eggs.

6 Parts of an egg

7 Nutritional Value 1egg =1oz of meat. 75calories 6gm protein 5gm of fat, 1.6gm saturated fat 63 mg sodium 213 mg of cholesterol High BV- 100 Protein digestibility- 1.0 Complete Protein.

8 Cooking an egg Hand cooked: Place eggs in cold water. Bring the water to a full boil. Take off the heat. Cover the pan and let sit. Time for 15 minutes. Rinse in cold water immediately Cooked EGGS: Over easy: heat butter in frying pan, place egg in pan. Once the white is no longer translucent flip. Continue cooking for another minute. Over hard: Same as above but cook for two or three minutes until yolk is no longer runny Sunny side up: Follow first step. Continue cooking until yolk has set. Do not flip this egg Scrambled: Place egg(s) in bowl and beat with fork. Place in hot butter melted frying pan like other cooked eggs Poached: In frying pan place one inch of water, add 1 teaspoon of white vinegar. Bring water to boil. Once boiling take cracked egg that has been placed in a bowl and place gently into the water. Cook until the yolk is no longer translucent.

9 Other uses of eggs in cooking Bind ingredients- meat loaf croquette Leaven – sponge cake, angel food cake Thicken –custard, sauces Emulsify – mayonnaise, salad dressing Coat glaze – bread Clarify – soup Retard crystallization – candies Garnish – egg slice salad

10 Deviled Eggs Hard cook 6 eggs Shell all of them Take half and make deviled eggs; the other half egg salad Deviled Egg recipe 3 eggs 1 tablespoon mayonnaise ½ teaspoon yellow mustard ½ teaspoon sweet relish Salt Pepper Paprika, for dusting Separate egg yolks and place into a bowl. Place whites on a separate plate. Add mayo, mustard, relish and salt and pepper, to taste, to yolks and mash together with a fork until creamy and smooth.

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