The most important meal of the day just became the easiest meal of the day. We found these genius egg prep tips and tricks to simplify the way you start your morning. Here are our favorite egg hacks.
As it happens, the best way to hard-boil eggs doesn't require boiling at all. Tackle 12 eggs at once by putting eggs in a muffin tin. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes and then move to a bath of ice water to cool down.
Spice up your eggs by frying them within onion and pepper rings. Season with salt and pepper for a unique look and flavor.
Unless you're a whiz in the kitchen, you may need help separating the yolk from the egg whites. Create a suction tool using just an empty water bottle. Squeeze with the mouth of the bottle over the yolk and release. Watching the yolk spring up is just too fun not to try!
No one has time for dirty dishes in the morning. Ditch the skillet and cook your eggs directly in the bowl you're eating from. Whisk together two eggs, a splash of milk, and whatever herbs or chopped veggies you'd like. Microwave for two 30-second increments, stirring in between.
Eggs + banana = pancake batter. For an easier (and more flavorful) breakfast, forget your family pancake recipe. Mix together two eggs and one mashed banana until you reach batter consistency. Flip on the skillet and top with your favorite sweets, like chocolate or fresh fruit.
The best way to scoop out unwanted pieces of egg shell is, surprisingly, with another shell. While the broken bits normally slip out of your fingertips, they are actually attracted to each other. It seems counterproductive, but this hack will save you time and frustration.
For the easiest way to peel a hard-boiled egg, use a thumbtack to poke a hole in the bottom of the egg before you place it in the water. From there, boil as you normally would, and then begin peeling where you left the hole.
In one go, make a dozen of this healthy alternative to a fast-food favorite. Crack eggs in a muffin tin and bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes. They will come out perfectly shaped to top with cheese and place between English muffins.
Bland cereal and oatmeal can wait; you won't regret giving these egg hacks a try.