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Old 09-08-2019, 12:11 PM   #1
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Egg Yolk - The Other Yellow Food

I am an egg yolk lover. There are few things in the culinary world that are as pleasing as the taste and feel of a poached or lightly fried, runny egg yolk in my mouth. It's one of those simple pleasures that make getting up some mornings that much better. You can have all my egg whites if you like. They are there just to fill the eggshell and keep the yolk ready and safe until I'm ready to experience it.

Even better, the yolk contains about half the proteins and most of the vitamins and minerals in an egg.

I know all about the fat content. Every pleasure has a price.

What say you all? Are you a yolk lover or hater?
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Old 09-08-2019, 12:25 PM   #2
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Old 09-08-2019, 12:27 PM   #3
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RF, you like them raw?
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RF, you like them raw?
only in this fashion...

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I like egg yolks. The whites are okay. As for eating them raw, I do like a raw egg yolk on a Danish steak tartar sandwich. This is a picture of that. The white ring around the egg yolk is a ring of raw onion, to keep the yolk from running away and for flavour.

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Old 09-08-2019, 03:01 PM   #6
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I'm with you Andy! What do they do with all the yolks from all those egg whites? I want them!! My mom also loved yolks. She would go to a farm and get brown shell, double yolk eggs.
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Old 09-08-2019, 04:30 PM   #7
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I love egg yolks, too. I like the whites when they get a little crispy around the edges After my surgery, DH learned very quickly how to make eggs Benedict and he made them for me every morning for at least a week

I also like deviled eggs. The whites for those are just a carrier
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I love egg yolks, too. I like the whites when they get a little crispy around the edges
Me 2. Browned, crispy whites, runny yolk, sunny side up.
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A favorite meal, for me, is a poached egg mixed into buttered toast pieces.. I eat them often and always consider that to be a treat..

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I like the runny yolks from an egg running over something else, like eggs Benedict, or even a poached egg on toast. Yolks by themself, nope.

I mostly eat eggs scrambled, and I scramble them slowly over medium heat, so they are soft, moist and fluffy -- no browning! Same with omelets.

Deviled eggs are good, too. I'll even eat a hard-boiled egg with some salt and pepper as a snack.

I also like an over-easy fried egg on toast, but no brown (burnt) edges.

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