Perfect French Omelets

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2009, America's Test Kitchen TV

Could we defy 100 years of French culinary tradition and create an omelet you could get right the first time?

SERVES Makes 2 omelets

TIME 40 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our perfect French omelet recipe had to give us unblemished golden-yellow eggs with an ultra-creamy texture. Preheating a nonstick skillet over low heat for 10 minutes eliminated the pan’s hot spots, so our eggs wouldn’t be splotchy. Adding...

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