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Cracking eggs! Buying from side of the road.

Discussion in 'Surrounding Areas' started by peggy, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. wmrcomputers

    wmrcomputers Stafford PC & laptop repair specialist

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    Yes I kept just one runner and an aylesbury duck once. The eggs weren't for me.... far too oily!! I had problems getting them in at night but ended up letting nature take course... some nights they went in and some they didn't. They're ducks and seemed quite happy to be outdoors.
     
  2. Carole

    Carole Well-Known Forumite

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    Down boys.

    DOWN, stop jostling.

    I am not Rebecca 3 miles away trying to woo you away.

    I am me, in my dressing gown and slippers trying to get a recipe for eggy bread.
     
  3. wmrcomputers

    wmrcomputers Stafford PC & laptop repair specialist

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    Hahaha! :D

    Yup, as Withnail has instructed is about as complex as the recipe gets. I prefer to fry in oil not butter. As for quantity of eggs, how ever many you need to whip up in a dish so that you can coat the bread in it. I also add just a dash of milk too, but not essential.
     
  4. Gramaisc

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    Quotes like that always remind me of that great line from Morecambe and Wise.

    Anyway, she opened the door and was standing there, wearing a negligent.

    You mean negligée.

    You didn't see how she was wearing it...
     
  5. Withnail

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    On a more serious, and more related, note...

    I find that one 'large' egg is enough to properly do justice to only one and a half slices of bread. Given that you will want at least two slices, i find it best to use two eggs and have three slices even though three slices is probably a little more than truly necessary, working on the 'best to have too much than too little' principle.

    Simple shallow frying, for as long as you would fry an egg for, possibly slightly less - turn them over a few times and go for golden.

    Ketchup is, and i cannot stress this enough, obligatory.
     
  6. wmrcomputers

    wmrcomputers Stafford PC & laptop repair specialist

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    Better get dressed first - just incase the fat splashes when you turn it over!! :D
     
  7. wmrcomputers

    wmrcomputers Stafford PC & laptop repair specialist

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    Use more eggs than you're likely to need. The great thing is there's no waste as you can always pour the remainder in as an omlette!
     
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    wmrcomputers Stafford PC & laptop repair specialist

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    And he's right about the red sauce. My wife HATES the stuff usually, yet she never eats eggy bread without it!!

    (I've actually just found myself looking to see if we have any eggs. Why wait till breakfast!)
     
  9. Carole

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    I'm not naked love.
     
  10. wmrcomputers

    wmrcomputers Stafford PC & laptop repair specialist

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    you did say dressing gown and slippers - I'd call that half dressed at a push!!! (Maybe a third without "negligents") :lolsmash:
     
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    I am so excited.

    Am going to make eggy bread with eggs from the farm in the morning.

    2 eggs and a bit of butter and some oil.


    Oh, when do I turn it over?
     
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    Unless you are an extreme health concious person, I'd forget that I ever said butter and just use oil.
    I fry it on quite a high setting for probably not much more than a minute each side. As long as you get that nice golden look going on you should be sweet. Treat it the same as you would cooking an omlette and you cant go far wrong
     
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    wmrcomputers Stafford PC & laptop repair specialist

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    What the hell is the guy in that video doing?!?! Get yer bloody fingers in there man and stop being a wimp!!! ;)
     
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    I tend to use a bit of both - maybe a tsp or so of oil and a less-than-a-knob of butter, otherwise oil only.

    Use the Force - it will tell you when to turn them.
     
  16. littleme

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    My middle son hates eggs but strangely loves eggy bread (or Gypsy Toast as my Dad calls it). I love eggs but hate eggy bread!

    Anyhoo.....

    Sometimes middle son adds a spoon of caster sugar and some cinnamon to the eggy mixture for a sweet version :)
     
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    My butchers Eggs do have the red stamp , I just checked .
     
  18. Gramaisc

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    1, Perhaps you're not his real mother.

    2, Cinnamon abuse may be a result of a genetic risk factor.
     
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    Not sure he can of inherited my love of abusing cinnamon if he's not my son?

    He does have a doppleganger that I regularly try to accost - the poor lad is the spitting image of my son but 3 years older.....
     
  20. Gramaisc

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    There seems to be a great deal of inconsistency here.

    Try offering the doppleganger some cinnamon-tainted eggy bread....
     
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