There are fewer more classic breakfasts than good ol' scrambled egg, which is why it's important to have as many scrambled egg hacks under your belt as possible. Why? Because "classic" doesn't have to mean "boring"; indeed, it's well worth mixing it up every morning for maximum eggy goodness. Of course the easiest and most traditional way to cook up scrambled eggs is to crack two into a bowl, whisk them up, and pour the mixture over olive oil or butter in a flying pan until they're cooked to your preference. But as it turns out, there are so many more delicious and creative ways to scramble eggs that require not much more effort, but add a whole lot of flavor and panache.
America's Test Kitchen, a YouTube channel run by an actual test kitchen in Boston, Mass., wants to help you achieve the perfect scrambled eggs, The YouTube channel is also responsible for tips to help you make the most perfect bacon, best seared steak, and most amazing poached eggs, so it's perhaps unsurprising that one of their most recent videos covers good old fashioned scrambled eggs. Spoiler: These hacks sound so simple, you'll be amazed you never thought to try them out — until now. From adding an extra yolk to help boost coagulation and flavor to making sure you cook everything over a low heat for the fluffiest breakfast ever, check out the video below for four hacks you won't want to miss:
But those, of course, aren't the only scrambled egg hacks out there worth a shot; I dug four more worth trying below, giving you a total of eight ideas about how to spice up your eggs (literally or figuratively) the next time you turn on your frying pan. Who's ready for breakfast?
1. Incorporate Sparkling Wine
Yes, you read that correctly. If you add sparkling wine to your eggs, it'll give them the perfect, fluffy texture that makes scrambled eggs so desirable. Also, wine. Do I need to say more?
2. Add Sour Cream
Another way to make your eggs fluffy is to add sour cream, or for that matter any water dairy product like milk or cream. In addition to making your eggs fluffy, it makes it harder to burn or overcook them.
3. Pour In Some Orange Juice
I know it seems a little weirdm but adding a dash of orange juice will bring a little bit of sweetness to your eggs, not to mention a little bit of brightness to bring out the beautiful color of your breakfast. As long as you don't overdo it, it won't make your eggs taste like a glass of OJ — promise.
4. Bake Them!
Ever thought of baking your eggs instead of frying them? This recipe suggests baking your eggs in the oven instead — and the author swears they're even easier than cooking them on the stovetop.