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Best. Scrambled. Eggs. Ever.
Scrambled eggs and fresh chives are a match made in culinary heaven. Pass the bacon!
Scrambled eggs and fresh chives are a match made in culinary heaven. Pass the bacon!
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Surprisingly, few people can transform a runny pile of yellow goop into a fluffy, perfect-tasting morning meal. You might think you know a thing or two about making scrambled eggs, but if you want your breakfast to really crack with flavor, you've got to learn the proper technique.

To begin with, briskly stir the eggs and a few tablespoons of milk together with a whisk or fork for about two minutes, or until the mixture is a single color and kind of foamy. You'll get the best result by slightly tilting the bowl and beating the eggs from the bottom up, as opposed to the normal circular, clockwise or counterclockwise motions most handheld egg-scramblers use. The trick to perfectly fluffy eggs is getting some air bubbles into the mix, so don't overdo it.

Pour your frothy masterpiece into a warm pan or skillet, add salt and pepper to taste, and cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally (but not constantly), until all the liquid egg mixture has solidified.

That's it -- now, serve and enjoy!


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