Filling a pot with water, putting eggs in it, having it reach a boil for 5 minutes, drenching the eggs with cold water afterwards. All of that is sooo much work.
So, I would like to see a consensus as to how long to microwave 2 eggs at one time.
Once that consensus is reached, I will try it and report back to you.
The adventure here is that different microwaves are different. Yes they are. So we shall see how it goes.
Ah well, this is a tricky one! Do you like your eggs soft or hard boiled, are they small, medium or large?? Personally, if I'm going to "do" an egg in the microwave, I use an egg thingymabob. I break egg into thingymabob and pierce the yolk with a cocktail stick. Then I add 1/2 teaspoon of water and cook on full power for about 40 seconds, checking periodically to make sure egg has set and cooking for longer periods if not.
I'm beginning to think the boiling pot is easier...
It is, and you don't have to rinse in cold water after boiling, unless of course you want cold eggs.
Actually, bless fellow hubbers hearts, who told me this and it is true, doing the cold water thing right after boiling makes them much easier to peel.
Nuking the Chicken is by far the easiest if you tie it's feet first!
Exactly what I do sometimes, have it down to exactly 56 seconds to make a beautiful poached egg with just a slightly soft center.
Yeah, I tried boiling eggs in the microwave once. Once was enough.
Apparently the microwave overheated. The door blew open and the eggs splattered all over the wall. What a mess.
Be careful, or "egg on your face" will become a reality not an expression.
Did you forget to pierce yolk? A terrible mess will ensue if yolk not pierced.
I had seriously wondered about that...
I think I'll defer this particular experiment.
Don't microwave (unscrambled) eggs unless you want to suffer 1st or 2nd degree burns...
Two eggs: crack them into a bowl. Nuke for 1:15. Stir. Nuke for 15 seconds more.
Perfectly scrambled eggs every time.
As to boiling - eh, you got me.
Also, if you're going to season them...do so when you stir. If you want to add cheese, throw it on (or in) before putting them in for the final 15 seconds.
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