How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs
A simple technique that's easy to master
The only correct answer to "How do you like your eggs in the morning?" is "Scrambled, perfectly." That having been definitively established, let's move on to pulling it off, perfectly, every single time. Here is how to make perfect scrambled eggs. Begin by heating a medium cast-iron or other heavy skillet over low heat.
Beat vigorously with a whisk or fork until the eggs begin to froth on top. No newfangled electric doohickey needed.
When the butter begins to foam on top, add beaten eggs to pan and wait 30 seconds, then shake pan vigorously to loosen the bottom. Repeat this step several times until loose curds form.
Using a combination of pan-shaking and spatula gymnastics, continue to gently stir the eggs until they look something like this, a combination of soft and medium curds.
Just before the scrambled eggs appear to be set and ready to eat, transfer them to a plate. The residual heat will continue cooking the eggs and they'll be perfect, not overcooked, by the time they get to a table. If you garnish, garnish with chives and a thick slab of buttered toast and you've got yourself a breakfast to be proud of.
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