A Software Engineer Goes Grocery Shopping…

A wife asks her husband, a software engineer, “Could you please go shopping for me and buy one carton of milk, and if they have eggs, get 6!” A short time later the husband comes back with 6 cartons of milk. The wife asks him, “Why the hell did you buy 6 cartons of milk?” He replied, “They had eggs.” (via Reddit)

Perfect Scrambled Eggs? I Don’t Think So

A famous chef demonstrates how to create “sublime scrambled eggs”, which are described as “perfect”: I haven’t tried cooking them like that yet, but it doesn’t appeal to me: I like my scrambled eggs dry, not wet, which they emphasize. I beat a couple eggs in a bowl, throw some Tabasco sauce in if I’m the only one eating them, and fry them in butter (not margarine – I never

Poaching An Egg

My parents always used to poach an egg using a metal contraption that sat on top of a boiling pot of water. You’d break an egg in shallow metal bowls that sat in the contraption and you’d steam the egg. After I started to take an interest in cooking I was surprised to learn that that wasn’t really a poached egg. A poached egg is cooked in boiling water: just