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Video: How to Fry an Egg

Watch how to fry eggs with tender whites and golden yolks.

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Frying eggs is quick and easy. Seemingly effortless, right? But to end up with perfect yolks and tender egg whites that are never rubbery, there are just a couple simple moves to master. In this video, you’ll see how to fry eggs to perfection, whether you prefer your eggs over easy or sunnyside up. You’ll also learn the best size of eggs for frying and what to avoid when buying eggs at the grocery store. You’ll see how to keep your eggs fresh in the refrigerator and find out the perfect time to season eggs in the frying pan. Plus, you’ll discover delicious new ways to enjoy fried eggs for breakfast, lunch, or even dinner. See more how-to videos >>

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Dec. 27, 2013 4:41 pm
jimmyd I had the same trouble when living in Hawaii where a chef-friend told me 'specifically ask for SUPER SOFT SOGGY SCRAMBLED eggs" and I have never been disappointed - looked at for explanation by the waitresses - but always great EGGS!..and now in Australia, well I just never eat scrambles out of my own kitchen! Cheers
Aug. 1, 2013 11:32 am
Most of the video is common sense to be honest.
Laurie B 
Jun. 16, 2013 9:44 am
I wish they would make a video on cooking an omelette. I do ok, but I think there has to be an easier way..
Sandy Cunningham 
Jun. 8, 2013 8:00 pm
My dad showed me this same thing. The eggs are awesome and so pretty. Just like a picture.
Jun. 8, 2013 2:46 pm
I love cooking eggs and cook both ways what really gets me is when I go out for food and they always cook the scramble eggs to much always dry. I do it were the eggs just et and look like they are moist.
Jun. 8, 2013 9:38 am
My dad showed me the oil sprinkle trick when I was 45 and he 70, it worked much better than just covering the egg, guess we're never too old to learn.
always cooking 
Jun. 8, 2013 9:02 am
I have been cooking eggs for more years than I care to admit but was surprised a few years ago when a friend showed me the method her mother had taught her. It is similar to the method the video shows, except immediately after adding the egg to the pan, pour about 1 tablespoon of warm water directly on the yolk and quickly cover. As if by magic, the lid and the water end up cooking the clear top membrane of the yolk and covering it. The egg turns out looking beautiful, white and pristine, and does NOT require turning to get that "over easy" or "over medium" style. When I asked my mother about the method she dismissed the idea immediately, saying that was NOT a fried egg, but rather a "coddled" one. Maybe so, but they turn out delicious and look lovely.
Apr. 6, 2013 7:00 am
additional tips: use organic or local farm-raised eggs, cast-iron or steel with a little oil/butter combo or bacon grease. they will not stick & you won't risk chemicals from a non-stick pan. keep the pan lo to med heat, adjust as needed after you add eggs. this is best for fried since scrabbled may stick a little more around the edges, but can be scraped out with your spatula -& use a wooden spatula on your cast-iron.
Feb. 28, 2013 9:49 am
I love fried eggs - I eat them often, this is great for a quick "how to" - I am definitely going to share this with my 14 year old!
Feb. 28, 2013 12:09 am
Great step by step video. Great for beginners! Picked up a tip I wasn't aware of previously! Thanks!
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