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Only Egg Lovers Can Get Over 7/9 In This Quiz

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  1. What's substituted for ham in Eggs Hemmingway?
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    Smoked salmon
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    Lettuce
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    Turkey
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    Caviar
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    Smoked salmon!

    Eggs Hemmingway, also known as Eggs Royale features eggs, hollandaise sauce and smoked salmon.

  2. What's the difference between brown eggs and white eggs?
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    Chickens with white feathers lay white eggs
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    Outdoor-bred chickens lay brown eggs
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    White eggs have been bleached by the sun
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    It depends on the chicken's genetic make up
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    It's genetics!

    The New York Times reports: "White-feathered chickens with white earlobes lay white eggs; red or brown ones with red earlobes lay brown eggs; and the Ameraucana breed, also known as the Easter egg chicken, lays eggs with blue shells."

  3. How do you make Goldenrod Eggs?

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    Slow cook egg whites with butter and fry the yolks
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    Poach eggs and garnish with butter
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    Peel hardboiled eggs, cook the whites in a gravy, and grate the yolks
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    Mash hardboiled eggs with milk and top with breadcrumbs
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    Peel hardboiled eggs!

    Eggs a la Goldenrod is a Southern dish where the egg whites make a gravy and the yolks are grated on top.

  4. What kind of egg is this?

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    Duck
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    Ostrich
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    Quail
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    Pheasant
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    It's a quail's egg!

  5. What's the scientific term for 'egg white'?
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    Albumen
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    Albumin
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    Alubmen
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    Albumine
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    It's albumen!

    Albumin is a type of protein.

  6. What should you never use to whip egg whites?
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    A hand whisk
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    An electric whisk
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    A plastic bowl
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    A metal bowl
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    A plastic bowl!

    The Kitchn advises: "Never use a plastic bowl because fat particles often get into knicks and scratches in the plastic and interfere with beating the egg whites."

  7. How would you coddle an egg?
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    Cook them in a coddler
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    Fry them slowly
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    Season the egg before cooking
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    Cook them in a microwave
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    Use a coddler!

    If you don't have a coddler, Martha Stewart suggests using baby food jars.

  8. What makes egg yolks golden?
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    Sunlight
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    The hen's diet
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    The amount of protein in the yolk
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    The breed of hen
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    The hen's diet!

    The Kitchn reports: "Turns out that egg yolk color is really just an indicator of the hen's diet! If they eat more yellow-orange carotenoids, or natural pigments, it affects and changes the yolk's color."

  9. What are eggshells made from?
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    Calcium carbonate
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    Keratin
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    Enamel
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    Salt
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    Calcium carbonate!

    That's the same compound that's found in sea shells!

CORRECTION

The phrasing of an answer in question two has been changed to make it less ambiguous. Previously it stated "it depends on the breed of the chicken".

 
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