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Perfectly Poached Eggs

I’ve stayed away from poaching eggs. It’s an art and a science apparently, not for mere mortals. The regular cook in the kitchen need be satisfied with scrambled eggs, fried eggs, boiled eggs or omelets. But Poached eggs were to be left to a fancy chef who turned it out ala Eggs Benedict!  Well no more I said and attempted to poach an egg (remember Julie in ‘Julie and Julia’ J) To be honest, the first attempt was a birds nest and I quickly gobbled it down to erase any photo evidence. The second one however was definitely palatable. The proof of the pudding or the poaching is for all to see. Sunday morning brekkie anyone? How to Poach an Egg (Courtesy: Wiki Info) Step1: Set a saucepan to boil that is about two-thirds full of water. Milk can also be used for a richer taste. Step 2: Add a dash of white vinegar (while it’s not absolutely vital, it helps the egg’s appearance – the vinegar coagulates the egg white turning it into a …