A Little Lesson on Eggs!

I often get the question of “how do you do this” or “what would you recommend for…” and these questions are all about baking!  After 10 years of being a professional pastry chef and going through all my trial and errors, I have decided to share with you some sweet nuggets that might get you through baking a little easier.  Everyone is going to make mistakes in the kitchen, but I am here to help you avoid it as much as possible.  What are some of your baking question?

A little lesson on Eggs:

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  • “Eggs” in a recipe typically mean Grade A, Large Eggs
  • Leftover egg whites can be frozen…just pull them out of the freezer the night before you are going to use them
  • Brown vs. White: only tells you the breed of the hen that laid it, it does not indicate quality or nutritional value
  • Eggs whites and yolks separate best cold
  • Egg whites whip best at room temperature
  • 1 large egg weighs 50 grams: egg white=30 grams/egg yolk=20 grams (quantities may vary a little due to size)

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