Coddled Eggs

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2023

Coddling may be an old-school egg tradition, but it's loaded with modern appeal: tender whites and runny yolks, a hands-off method, and endless flavor potential.

SERVES 2

TIME 25 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Coddling is, by definition, one of the gentlest ways to cook an egg. You crack one or two into a greased ramekin or cup and then nestle the ramekin into a simmering water bath on the stove and cover the pot. The ramekin's walls insulate the...

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