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Old 12-24-2011, 10:35 PM   #1
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Eggies --- opinions.....

My nephew gave me a set of Eggies. They are advertised on television and look like a great accessory in the kitchen. BUT ... They are not what they are advertised to be. Supposedly, they make boiling eggs easier, but instead they make boiling an egg a very difficult procedure. My nephew has asked me several times if I have tried the Eggies he had given me. So, I tried boiling six eggs in the Eggies cups to make deviled eggs, but not one turned out well enough to stuff. I had to make the eggs into a dip. Believe me, it is so much easier to boil eggs the "old fashioned" way! Don't fall for this --- it is definitely not worth one penny of the cost! (Anyway, why would anyone want to boil an egg in plastic cups instead of the natural shell Mother Nature gave it?)

Has anyone an opinion about this product?

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Old 12-24-2011, 10:48 PM   #2
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Shrek bought two packages of the Eggies, he did eggs the next day, at least only one dozen. When i got home all the Eggies were in the trash and there was a huge bowl of egg salad. And a very angry Ogre.
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:03 PM   #3
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I guess it would depend how much you hate doing dishes vs how much you hate peeling eggs lol. Personally I could peel 6 eggs faster than I could crack eggs into these containers, screw the tops on, get the eggs out, then wash them. True, you don't have to wait for the eggs to cool, but who minds waiting for 5 min while eggs sit in some ice water?? I haven't tried them, and I don't plan to. What an odd product.
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Old 12-25-2011, 10:00 AM   #4
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I bought some for my son as a gag gift for Christmas. I had a coupon.

Maybe spray the inside with olive oil spray?
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Old 12-25-2011, 10:17 AM   #5
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SO has a plastic device she uses to 'poach' eggs in the microwave. If you don't oil the interior before adding the eggs, you're in trouble.
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Old 12-25-2011, 10:38 AM   #6
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And here I thought all anyone needed to make boiled eggs was a pot of boiling water. Silly me.
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Old 12-25-2011, 12:56 PM   #7
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All this labor to get around a tiny bit of work!

I do them the traditional way, then crush one spot on the shell and roll them between my hands. The shells just fall off.

All this drama over hard boiling some eggs!
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Old 12-25-2011, 01:03 PM   #8
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LOL! Shrek was looking for a less labor intensive way to do hard boiled eggs. He does about two dozen a week as he eats two a day at lunch.
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Old 12-25-2011, 02:07 PM   #9
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I don't understand how these Eggies will save any labor at all. Plus, you gotta clean them after using, right? Cooking eggs the traditional way requires only a few seconds at the sink to clean your cooking pot. Once cooled I don't find it any problem to remove HB eggs from their shells. Plus, the shells make handy storage containers, disposable!

It seems to me that the only advantage of Eggies that I can see is to give the manufacturer a profit, nothing I care about.

I prefer to stick with traditional cooking methods and traditional cookware.
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Old 12-25-2011, 02:13 PM   #10
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Some of us are not only Foodies, but Gadget Freaks...something new, ya gotta try it.
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