Our Favorite Fried Egg Recipes

Here's a trick we never thought we'd divulge: screw up your recipe? Plop a fried egg on top and you're golden (as long as you didn't screw it up too badly). Yes, the majesty of molten yellow-orange yolk and crunchy fried white is a truly forgiving thing.

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As far as breakfast goes, the fried egg is a versatile concept. It doesn't have to be fried on its own, or on a piece of paper like we did one day. It can be fried in the middle of a piece of toast, or be one of many stars of the protein bomb otherwise known as the full English breakfast. If your morning meal simply isn't complete without fried eggs, we hear you loud and clear. Put some of these great recipes to use, and keep up the good work.