Recently on Masterchef (team Christine!), the contestants were put to the ultimate culinary 101 pressure test when asked to cook the perfect egg...four ways...in 20 minutes.
Ramsay and his fellow judges were looking for the "one perfect soft-boiled egg," "one impeccable, sunny-side-up fried egg," "one stunning, perfect poached egg" and "one absolutely phenomenal three...egg...omelet."
That's a lot of pressure, but luckily, we have no Ramsay, no time restraints and no cameras in our faces waiting for us to inevitably break down in an ugly cry in front of the judges and all of America.
Perfecting these eggs at home is actually not intimidating at all.
Yesterday, we gave you tips on how to cook a fluffy three-egg omelet and the perfect sunny-side-up egg. Now, we'll move on to the second part of our pressure test, with tips for cooking a delicate poached egg and the easiest way to make the perfect soft-boiled and hard-boiled egg.
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