Food 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness  

Samantha Dillinger
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List Rules How do you like your eggs? Vote up your favorite methods of preparation.

Their classic tag line says it all, "The Incredible, Edible, Egg." Eggs are not only delicious, high in protein, but are also extremely versatile with these 40 different ways to cook an egg just a sampling of the ways to prepare these household staples.

Scrambling, hard boiling and frying don't even scratch the surface of the ways eggs can be prepared, but are perhaps the most common ways to cook eggs. Similarly, standard chicken eggs are the most popular, however eggs from other species are widely enjoyed as well. However they are enjoyed, it's important to cook eggs thoroughly to eliminate any chances of salmonella.

Eggs are perhaps most often served for breakfast, but different types of egg dishes can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Egg salad, deviled eggs, and quiches are just a few ways to enjoy eggs as a lunch or dinner option. Eggs are also key for hundreds of recipes such as desserts like cookies and cakes as well as for use as a binder in recipes like meatloaf and for breading. Outside of eating, eggs have even been known to have been thrown from time to time.

What are the different ways to cook eggs? This list of cooking eggs will help you answer that question.

The uses and ways eggs can be prepared are nearly endless. We've included here 40 ways to cook an egg at home the next time you're looking for something out of the ordinary. Incredible and edible indeed.
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Scrambled eggs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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542 156
Omelette is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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477 167
Eggs over easy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness
Eggs over easy

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472 157
Hard boiled egg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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381 173
Eggs over medium is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness
Eggs over medium

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419 183
Poached eggs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness
Poached eggs

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392 177
Deviled egg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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368 201
Eggs sunny side up is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness
Eggs sunny side up

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333 174
Egg salad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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316 161
Eggs Benedict is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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293 167
Quiche is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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262 180
Frittata is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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288 159
Eggs in a basket is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness
Eggs in a basket

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261 193
Soft boiled egg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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221 153
Egg, cheese & chorizo breakfas... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness
Egg, cheese & chorizo breakfast tacos

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208 174
Medium boiled egg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness
Medium boiled egg

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185 165
Huevos rancheros is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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195 160
Egg drop soup is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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192 160
Puffy omelette is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness
Puffy omelette

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194 192
Eggs over hard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness
Eggs over hard

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192 188
Eggnog is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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195 179
Custard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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136 132
Soufflé is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness

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162 122
Delicious egg bundles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness
Delicious egg bundles

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138 135
Eggs florentine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 41 Different Ways to Cook an Egg, Ranked by Deliciousness