There are many ways to cook an egg, but few methods inspire as much fear and trepidation as poaching. For those who have never learned how to poach an egg, it’s a culinary technique that is fraught with potential calamity, including messy broken yolks, egg whites sticking to the pan, and over- or under-cooking.
News flash: Poaching an egg is not difficult, it just requires the proper technique.
Chef Kyle Shankman explains the technique with clarity in his online Craftsy class Cracking the Egg: 25 Ways to Transform Your Cooking, and we’ve broken down the process into simple steps with this charming infographic.
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Sur La Table’s Kyle Shankman shows you how to make perfect poached eggs, decadent soufflé & more, in these online lessons you can watch anytime, anywhere, forever.