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A Delicate Way To Boil Eggs

Have a pan of boiling water, put the eggs in and cover up closely, do not return it to the fire, but let it stand five minutes for those who like soft eggs and a minute or two longer for those who like them harder. The whites are more like poached eggs. The fresher the egg the longer it takes to cook.

How To Boil Eggs

Wash them before boiling. Let the water be boiling when you put them in and keep it boiling 3 minutes for very soft, in 4 minutes the yolk will be soft, 6 minutes will make it hard. Boil eggs 8 minutes for salads.


Boil the eggs hard and cut in round thick slices. Dip each in beaten eggs well seasoned with pepper and salt, then in fine bread crumbs and fry in butter hissing hot. Drain off every drop of grease and serve hot.

Egg Au Plat

Two eggs, 2 tablespoons bread crumbs, 1 ounce butter, pepper, salt and a little nutmeg. Melt the butter in a small flat dish and sprinkle over 1 tablespoon of the bread crumbs. Break into this the eggs and sprinkle over the rest of the bread crumbs, also the pepper, salt and nutmeg. Bake in a quick oven five minutes.

How To Scramble Eggs

Have some butter in skillet, very hot. Season the eggs well, pepper and salt, and beat very light. Put into the melted butter and stir constantly till done-which will be as soon as they have become thick.

How To Poach Eggs

Put a good deal of water in the skillet and let it be boiling. Break one egg at a time into the water; keep pouring the water with a spoon over the eggs till they are done. An egg poacher with rings, in which to place the eggs and keep them in shape, makes them look much nicer.

Cheese Straws

Two ounces butter, 1/4 pound flour, rubbed together, 2 ounces grated cheese, yolks of two eggs, white of one. Mix well and roll them. Cut in strips half inch wide, four or five inches long and bake in a moderate oven about five minutes. Place on a plate in form of log cabin.

Welsh Rabbit

Pour 2 cups of boiling milk over 1 cup of grated cheese and stir until dissolved and smooth. When cool add 3 eggs, well beaten, and a biscuit or small piece of bread crumbed up. Pour into a baking dish and bake a light brown.

Cheese Fondu. Annie G. Rath Burn

Two cups sweet milk, 1 cup bread crumbs, 3 eggs, beaten very-light, 1 tablespoonful melted butter, pepper and salt to taste. Soak the bread crumbs in the milk, adding a pinch of soda if it is not perfectly sweet; add the eggs, butter and seasoning, and lastly stir into the mixture a half pound of grated cheese. Butter a pudding dish and pour the fondu into it. Bake until it is slightly brown.