how to cook eggs

 

 

25 eggs

 

 

Cracking eggs:

I got back on the phone with Helmer, who is a representative of the American Egg Board. To be honest, he said, the cracking surface doesn’t really matter that much. More important is the egg cracker himself: for a clean break and the smallest number of stray shards, the egg should be brought down against the counter or the skillet’s edge with a single swift, assertive motion. “People think the shell is so difficult that they have to rap, rap, rap it,” Helmer said to me. “People should be a little more fearless.”