Kitchen tip

May 10, 2006

"Remove eggs from the refrigerator 30 minutes before use. This helps to keep mayonnaise from curdling, egg whites will whisk to a greater volume, and shells are less likely to crack during boiling."

From "The Silver Spoon"

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