The Good Egg
More than 200 Fresh Approaches from Breakfast to Dessert
By Marie Simmons
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Paperback, 9780618711949, 464pp.)
Publication Date: April 2006
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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The James Beard Award–winning guide to cooking with one of the most feared and revered ingredients in the kitchen.
In the words of celebrated food writer M.F.K. Fisher, "eggs have been massacred for as long as people knew about pots and pans.” Marie Simmons helps frustrated home cooks warm up to this remarkable ingredient and master it in The Good Egg. Beginning with the basics, such as how to make perfect scrambled eggs, and continuing on to sandwiches, soups, pastas, quiches, soufflés, and delectable meringues and cakes, this indispensable cookbook restores eggs to their golden glory with more than 200 recipes that illustrate how versatile and delicious eggs can be.
The winner of a Julia Child Award and two James Beard Awards, MARIE SIMMONS is a cooking teacher and the author of more than a dozen cookbooks, including Sur La Table's Things Cooks Love, Fresh & Fast, The Good Egg, and 365 Ways to Cook Pasta. She was a columnist for Bon Appetit for eighteen years.