How Mom’s Creamy Baked Eggs Became a Contest-Winning Recipe

Our latest recipe contest, Your All-Time Best Creamy Breakfast, had an unexpected benefit—we learned a magic trick to make any morning approximately 100 times better. And while a magician isn’t supposed to reveal her techniques, we’ll let it slip just…

These Lusciously Creamy, Cheesy Baked Eggs Are the Breakfast of Champions

Rise and Shine, because we’ve partnered with Milk to bring you our latest contest: your all-time best creamy breakfast recipe starring real milk. Read on for all the delicious, dreamy details. When we put out the call—to excited early risers…

How to Peel Your Eggs Perfectly, Every Single Time

The best kitchen tips are usually passed along from friends, or parents, or—if you work in an office with an always-bustling test kitchen—from colleagues. And such is the case with eggs. We all learned to cook them from someone, somewhere;…

The 9 Best Egg Substitutes in Cooking & Baking

Maybe you forgot to buy eggs at the supermarket. Or you dropped the carton on the floor. Or you don’t eat animal products, period. In these cases and then some, egg substitutes come in handy. Today, we’re going to answer…

Have We Been Making Poached Eggs All Wrong?

I’ve been poaching eggs at least once, if not four or five times, a week for decades. That’s how I know there’s way too much overthinking, and just plain silly thinking, around poaching eggs. They are the easiest (and best)…

The Nostalgic Chinese Egg Dish I Made My Own

For many second- or third-generation Chinese immigrants, myself included, fān qíe chǎo dàn (or stir-fried tomatoes and eggs) is the third dish we learn to cook from our parents. First and second would probably be instant noodles and perfect rice-cooker…

A Brilliant Easy Method for Making Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

The ingenious thing about a breakfast sandwich is that it is an entire meal (sans coffee) that can be eaten one-handed. And if you like to eat them on the regular, simple ingredient swaps — biscuit for bagel, cheddar for…

The Epic, 8-Layer Breakfast Sandwich I Dream About

There are a million ways to cook with eggs and we’ve partnered with Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs—whose family-run, free-range farms produce delicious, all-organic eggs—to share a few of our favorites. Here, Assistant Editor Erin Alexander shares her riff on…

The Absolute Best Way to Hard-Boil an Egg, According to 47 Tests

Humans have been boiling eggs for a very long time. By some accounts, it all began with egg roasting about a million years ago. This likely evolved into egg boiling around 5000 B.C., thanks to the invention of pottery. And…

An Easy Smashed Potato & Ramp Frittata for the Best Brunch Ever

When I was growing up, my dad traveled a lot for work. He’d leave on a Monday and sometimes be gone for days. Once a year, his work would take him to the Pacific Northwest. I remember this because he…