Which came first — the chicken or the egg recipe?

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  • Which came first — the chicken or the egg recipe?

    Which came first — the chicken or the egg recipe?

    This season, as in years past, new cookbooks are reminding us how versatile eggs are.

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  • Put an egg on it? Sure, just make mine hard-boiled.

    Put an egg on it? Sure, just make mine hard-boiled.

    Keep your runny yolks. I’d rather chop firm eggs and sprinkle them on salads or slice them for sandwiches.

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  • Who knew? Egg tips and trivia

    Who knew? Egg tips and trivia

    How to peel, scramble and fry eggs like a pro, plus more fascinating facts.

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