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#1 3'sACharm

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:29 AM

I just realised we are out of gas and we have a gas stove top so cooking eggs on the cooktop is a no go...how is it done otherwise??

I sound so dumb right now, I bet everyone reading this thread is going  blink.gif or  ffear.gif or even  nno.gif lol

#2 Krunchie29

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:31 AM

you can steam them! i have one of those egg machines that do boiled and poached and it does it with steam

#3 (feral)epg

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:31 AM

NOT in the microwave.

#4 MrsLexiK

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:37 AM

QUOTE (epg @ 08/11/2012, 12:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
NOT in the microwave.

yeah not this, one day not too long after greek easter in yr 12 durning a spare some of us girls thought we would like to know what would happen if you put on in the microwave. Explosion is what happens.

I have a breville thing that boils them it is electric.  Do you have a plug in steamer machine, you can do them on that as well.

ETA: the way you are meant to do it so they don't get black bits is place the eggs in the water bring it to the boil and then turn it off for and let them sit for 13 minutes.  That would work in the kettle.

Edited by MrsLexiK, 08 November 2012 - 11:38 AM.


#5 Mama8

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:38 AM

water in the electric fry pan original.gif


#6 3'sACharm

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:38 AM

I don't have an electric steamer unfortunately and I don't think putting them in the kettle is a good idea either lol

#7 niggles

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:42 AM

You can scramble them instead in the microwave. Just stir with a fork every 30 seconds. It seems to take forever and then they are done very quickly at the end.

#8 Froger

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:42 AM

BAke them in the oven. Obviously not boiled, but taste similar. They just get put straight onto the oven rack in their shell and baked. Google for the technique.

Edited by SarahM72, 08 November 2012 - 11:47 AM.


#9 VioletRose

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:45 AM

I never boil eggs, if I want them solid and plain I crack them into a muffin pan and bake in oven.
Turn oven on 200 degrees
Crack eggs into pan
Place in oven
Enjoy easy eggs approx 9 minutes later.

Once the eggs look done they are done. No need to run under cold water or mess about with peeling.

#10 3'sACharm

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:47 AM

Ooo the oven idea is a good one might try that...at least the oven is electric lol

#11 WYSIWYG

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:51 AM

Microwave http://www.spatulaspoonandsaturday.com/200...-the-microwave/

#12 Krunchie29

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:54 AM

even if you prick the shell? not done it personally so just wondered?

#13 Beancat

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:55 AM

poach them in the electric frypan

#14 3'sACharm

Posted 08 November 2012 - 11:59 AM

I resolved the issue by using our gas camping stove.


Sometimes I surprise myself  happy.gif

#15 livvie7586

Posted 08 November 2012 - 01:32 PM

electric kettle  ph34r.gif




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