Eggs are a staple of everyday cooking, and whether you like them boiled, scrambled, fried, or poached – they're darn good! The trouble is, they can be a bit messy. Everyone has experienced gooey, sticky egg white stuck to your hands, or shards of shell that have fallen into the fry pan that you have to frantically fish out before your meal is ruined…
Luckily, we've found some fantastic egg hacks that are sure to make your next egg-centric meal egg-cellent and fuss-free!
Three ways to separate eggs
You might find two of these familiar, but the third option will blow your mind! It's almost as much of a party trick as it is a clever hack…
How to avoid having to flip an omelette
If you have nightmarish visions of yourself flipping your omelette over only for it to be stuck in a scrambled egg mess, perhaps try this version from myrecipes – no flipping required!
How to Poach Omelettes in a Baggie
Banish omelet-flipping fear for good with this genius technique from Food & Wine and Well Done.Posted by MyRecipes on Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Easiest ways to peel a hard boiled egg
The last tip is fun, but you might want to brush up on your egg-catching skills – those things are slippery! Thanks, Vijaya Selvaraju!
Ever wondered how to poach eggs in a microwave? Starts at 60 uncovered this genius solution – just 5 simple steps, and hey presto!
1. Grab a mug and wet the inside with a bit of water
2. Dampen some paper towel (a good sized wad)
3. Break an egg into the mug and add a tiny bit of vinegar
4. Put the dampened paper towel over the top of the mug
5. Microwave on high for about 1.5 minutes
Use egg shells to grow seedlings
If you're looking for something to do with your shells once you've cooked the delicious goodness inside, we have the cutest idea for you! Find out how by clicking this link.
Sydney-based Hannah Oakshott is a tea-obsessed pop culture enthusiast who can usually be found showing people pictures of her two miniature schnauzers or baking sweet, lemony food. Hannah is on Instagram @hannah.mareeee