A lot of people rely on the date on the packaging to tell them when food has gone bad, even with eggs, but the "sell by" dates are often rather arbitrary, and do not correlate to expiration dates. If you've been tossing away your eggs based on the dates on your carton—you're w ...more
Hard-boiled (also known as hard-cooked) eggs are notoriously easy to mess up. We've all ended up with tough, rubbery egg whites and overcooked yolks that have that unappetizing gray-green ring around the edge. An ideal hard-cooked egg has a firm yet tender white, while the yol ...more
Eggs are one of the most versatile foods imaginable. They can be cooked in tons of different ways, eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and go with just about anything. Most of us have hard-boiled and scrambled eggs before, but have you ever thought about combining the two? ...more
I'm an impulsive baker, which means that the instructions to "bring ingredients to room temperature" make me want to kick myself for not thinking ahead. Sure, some ingredients like milk or water you can heat up, but that means messing up an extra pot or pan. If you've planned ...more
How To : The Easiest, Most Practical Way to Separate Egg Yolks from Egg Whites Without Getting Messy
Separating an egg yolk from the white is one of the most universally hated kitchen tasks out there. Most cooks prefer using their hands or the egg's own shell to separate them. For those who don't like getting messy, there are countless devices designed solely for this purpose ...more
Hard-boiled eggs are such an amazing snack, but there's nothing quite so frustrating as trying to get all the shell off without damaging the egg underneath. I've ended up with many a sadly pitted and pockmarked egg that somehow doesn't taste quite as good as when it emerges al ...more
Make the magic remover cloth shown in this how-to video which will remove all the scratches on your favorite CDs, your LCD display or just remove some scratches on plastic. You'll need egg whites of and a microfiber cloth. Don't throw away anymore CDs, DVDs, or lose important ...more
Two slices of whole-wheat toast with lots of butter. Two eggs, poached to a firm yet custardy texture. The yolks should absolutely not be hard-cooked and the whites should be tender, not rubbery. That's my idea of the perfect breakfast. A golden, runny-but-not-liquid yolk, cre ...more
How To : Screw McDonald's—Make Your Own Big Macs, Egg McMuffins, & Other Famous Mickey D's Meals at Home!
McDonald's is probably the most recognizable fast food chain in the entire world, with over 34,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. In may not be the healthiest place to get a meal, but like millions of kids in America, I grew up on McDonald's unquestionably delicious p ...more
Baking soda and blowing. Use the baking soda bath to loosen up the hard boiled egg from the shell. It's the secret to instantly peeling an egg without your fingers.
An egg tamago is an egg that is specially cooked to get a hard white and a soft yolk. Watch this how to learn how to make your own perfect looking and yummy Japanese style egg tamago at home. Japanese egg tamagos go well with noodles and soups.
Bre Pettis shows you three different strategies for surviving an egg drop. In addition to learning different egg drop strategies, Paula Kieko teaches you the physics of an egg drop to give you a leg up on your competition. This is yet another great weekend project with Make Ma ...more
Android's newest Jelly Bean 4.2 update comes with Daydream, a feature that allows you to run screensaver-like apps while your Android device is docked or charging. While the feature comes with several stock 'daydreams' available, there's a hidden Easter egg one that you can un ...more
With the holidays over, a lot of people with shiny new Google Homes are getting their first chance to explore the new Google Assistant. Before the Google Home's release, the Assistant was only available for the Google Pixel and Pixel XL, or in a text-based form with Google All ...more
Are you a Minecraft cake fanatic, but have a hard time gathering enough eggs together to satisfy your addiction? Have you ever wondered if there was an easier solution to getting those "hard to get" chicken eggs? Well, today we will be going over a method of chicken egg farmin ...more
Have you ever been stuck with a whole bunch of hard boiled eggs to peel? Hoping you got every little piece of shell taken off, so it doesn't get in your teeth or your guests? Well that craziness is over! I found the best way so you can get it done and finally get rid of all th ...more
Want to prank someone over breakfast? Well here is the ultimate practical joke. Follow along with this practical joke how-to video to learn how to write a secret ghost message on an egg that will appear on the inside of the egg after it has been boiled. All you need to write t ...more
Eggs are a staple food for most Americans, which is no surprise, considering how necessary they are in savory and sweet recipes alike. On their own, they're usually not too eggs-citing. However, these clever egg hacks will make your egg-making easier, more fun, and more intere ...more
Quail eggs require special care and a comfortable habitat. This video tutorial shows how to care for hatching quail eggs. Learn how to nest and hatch quails, or any pet bird, and what procedures to follow to ensure the chicks will live.
If you look at the label on your favorite processed snack, there's a good chance you have no idea what half the ingredients are. It's nothing new, but with natural and organic foods becoming huge trends, we're hyper-aware of all the "chemicals" we eat. But the word "chemical" ...more
This how-to video shows a practical joke that is super easy to do and no one will be able to trace it back to you. Prank someone and ruin their meal by rigging the microwave with a surprise egg. Follow along with this practical joke how-to video to learn how to pull off the ex ...more
Many foods do not come in natural packaging that is as useful and versatile as its content. Eggs are an exception. So, the next time you buy a carton of eggs, be sure to hold onto the eggshells after you are finished cooking with them. In the kitchen, you can use eggshells to ...more
All day I dream of eggs: scrambled, poached, over easy, hard-boiled, fried, baked, raw... Okay, the last one is a joke (unless you're Gaston, which means that you eat five dozen of them and you're roughly the size of a barge). But eggs are freaking good in just about any cooki ...more
The egg drop has become a sort of rite of passage for gangly fourth graders as they embark on their first journey into physics and math before they approach these subjects again later on in middle school and high school. The egg drop is a test of intellect as much as it's a r ...more
What’s the holiday season without a glass of creamy eggnog? Can you even remember a Christmas when everybody wasn't drunk off eggnog? Well, this year, instead of buying eggnog from a carton and simply spiking it with a little alcohol, learn to make your own. This video will g ...more
So, you want to decrease your hard-boiled egg peeling time because you don't want the time- consuming task to cut into your limited lunch break. Or maybe you've somehow been burdened with the task of cooking a lot of homemade deviled eggs for a big family gathering. How do you ...more
Easter may have come and gone, but my love of hard-boiled eggs sure hasn't. Yet as much as I love hard-boiled eggs, I hate making them; I have to work in small batches to have consistent results, and they're always a little overdone, crumbly, and sometimes even green. Enter t ...more
The other day I was doing the math on roughly how many eggs I eat each year. I estimated about 500. That's a lot of eggs. And, subsequently, that's a lot of eggshells to throw in the trash. I felt weird realizing that I trash about 500 eggshells a year. And it wasn't the envi ...more
We like our Egg McMuffins around here, albeit homemade with our preferred ingredients: whole wheat (or homemade sourdough) English muffins, a slice of thick Tillamook cheddar cheese, a meat, perhaps, like Canadian bacon, and finally—that perfectly-fried, perfectly-shaped egg. ...more
Using a paper clip and rubber band, you can rig a trick envelope to prank your friends.
These days, when people say "gaming", you think of Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Even the Wii. How could you not, with games like Black Ops, Gran Turismo 5 and Wii Sports in every retail store known to man? But if you're the type of gamer who sits in front of the computer screen ...more
One of the most popular (but smallest) maps in the first Call of Duty: Black Ops was Nuketown. The tiny map allowed for maximum death tolls, making it an awesome map to play (and die) on. In the latest Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, that map returns in the form of Nuketown 2025, a ...more
This video demonstrates how to repair a broken ball with only an egg and a pump.
As Android's de facto virtual assistant, Google Now lets us speak directly to our phones in plain English to answer our questions and perform many basic tasks. With the app open, just say "Okay Google," then wait for the beep, and ask almost any question. But several Google N ...more
Turn your kitchen into a science lab with this egg-tastic science experiment, which turns a shelled raw egg into a bouncing translucent ball. It's one of the simplest tricks of all time, and all you need is a raw shelled egg and some vinegar. Video: . Let the egg soak in the v ...more
Despite a rocky start with plenty of feature disparity, the Google Assistant now provides a pretty consistent experience regardless of what device you're using it on. Be it Android, iPhone, or Google Home, the AI behind the Assistant is virtually identical — including its quir ...more
Google has added some fun Easter eggs to Hangouts that'll give you a few more ways to procrastinate throughout your day. All of them (except for one) work on the web browser version, the Chrome app, and the mobile apps for Android and iOS, and are activated by sending a specif ...more
Okay, so you've read our guide on how to make the perfect poached egg. Maybe you've also read our tutorials on making great hard-boiled eggs and even scrambled hard-boiled eggs. Now comes the question: what's next? Well, it's time to look at what accompanies the egg. You can' ...more
Most primary cocktail ingredients just sound delicious. Lime and tonic water? Yes, please. Bitters and simple syrup? Sign me up. Egg whites and... wait... egg whites? In a cocktail? Don't Miss: The Perfect Formula for Making Any Cocktail If you haven't ever had a cocktail wi ...more
Watch this how-to video and learn some tricks and hacks that you can do with Google. Google has a pretty good sense of humor, so there are a lot of hidden programs to play around with. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to hack, play tricks, and find Easter Eggs on Google.
If you're a coke fiend, then you may not want to watch this, because you may become faced with a perilous decision— "Should I stop drinking soda?" This experiment shows what happens to a hard-boiled egg after soaking in Coca-Cola for one year. To do this science project, you' ...more
Home farming is easier than you think, especially when it comes to incubating your own chicks from eggs to raise! If you're curious on how to build your own cheap egg incubator, check out this video! In it you will get all the info about temperature, humidity and more for your ...more
When you don't have time to do it the right way, here's a short-cut: poach an egg in the microwave, courtesy of The Kitchn. You Will Need: 1 egg 1/3 cup water Approximately 1/2 teaspoon vinegar (optional) Microwave Microwave-safe mug or small bowl Microwave-safe small plate S ...more
Nothing's better than frying up some eggs over the morning fire when you're camping. The smell of the outdoors, the heat of the fire, the bubbling of the eggs as they sit in that hot pan. But wait, what if you don't have a pan? If you don't have one, or you'd like to save the ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to turn eggs into bouncing balls. You will need: hard boiled eggs, vinegar, and a jar to make these. First, fill your jar up with vinegar and then drop your egg inside of it. After this, let the egg sit inside of the jar for a couple of days. Aft ...more
Check out this video to see how to x-ray an egg and make it bounce. This is a cool science experiment that can be done with simple kitchen ingredients. Just get one raw egg and soak it with a cup of vinegar. Let it sit and soak for a couple days and it will feel like rubber. T ...more
The following video will demonstrate a simple process by which hard-boiled eggs can be scrambled prior to cooking, creating a deliciously blended center once finished. Video: . This video was inspired by another article posted to this site some days ago, which can be seen righ ...more
This is a fun little Easter egg you can use when you're on the Kino der toten level in Call of Duty: Black Ops. You can teleport around the level and find new film reels that you can run through the projectors.
Can't turn silver into gold? Don't worry, at least you can turn an ordinary ivory egg into silver. That's better than nothing, right? Check out this video tutorial to see how to do the silver egg trick. The supplies are simple; a candle, a lighter, an egg, and a glass of wate ...more
Check out this magic trick tutorial video to learn how to get a whole egg in a glass bottle using only 3 matches. This is a really quick and easy trick to perform. Just follow these simple instructions: Grab a glass bottle, 3 matches, and a peeled hardboiled egg. Drop 3 lit ma ...more
Make your sweetheart's Valentine's day morning extra special by making heart-shaped fried eggs for breakfast. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make the eggs shaped like a heart.
There are a million (okay, slight exaggeration) ways to peel an egg, and countless numbers of tips, tricks, and hacks that are supposed to make that deviled egg appetizer you agreed to make for the party an absolute snap. More often than not, though, experiences vary... and po ...more
Paula Deen shares her recipe for classic southern deviled eggs. Follow along and learn how to make this great appetizer recipe. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Home Cooking show hosted by Paula Deen. Paula Deen, owner of Lady and Sons, a famous Savannah restaurant ...more
Has the famous Cadbury Creme Egg recipe finally been cracked? There's only one way to find out! One delicious, delicious way. If you'd like to try the recipe for yourself, you'll need a little corn syrup, a little butter, some confectioner's powdered sugar, a teaspoon of vanil ...more
Here are some cooking instructions at John's Cuisine of how to cook the Vietnamese delicacy balut or partially developed duck egg. This is supposedly also a aphrodisiac. The all-time Filipino favorite dishes are now unveiled to the whole world. Hosted by John-Eric Taburada wat ...more
Add a little love to your next bento box or afternoon snack with a heart-shaped hardboiled egg. Other than one freshly cooked and peeled hardboiled egg, all you need is one milk carton, one round chopstick and rubber bands. Perfect for brightening up your special someone's day ...more
Very useful way to peel an boiled egg. With this homemade gadget you can peel over 50 eggs in a minute.
Almost everybody knows this trick, but do you? Just watch this science experiment video that you can do in your own home, in your own kitchen, to see how to suck an egg into a glass bottle and hear a crazy sound. The materials for this experiment are simple: an egg, a glass b ...more
See how to bake without butter, sugar, eggs, dairy milk and more. If you think it’s impossible to bake without butter without losing flavor and texture, then keep on reading. Even if you already substitute butter in your cakes and cookies, there may be some things in this art ...more
Don't Miss: How to Make Perfect Poached Eggs, Every Single Time Any Sunday morning is better with a sunny-side up egg. Unfortunately, while I've mastered my favorite breakfast sausage and waffle-making skills, I have yet to conquer the perfect technique for these runny-yolke ...more