As I Was Frying My Egg This Morning...

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  1. JJ

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    ...I flicked the hot oil at the bottom of the frying pan over the top side of the egg to cook the white that is around the yolk...

    As I did so I was reminded where I had picked up this method from.

    It was when I was about 12/13 years old and on a YHA cycling holiday with my school chum Michael Alterton from Hong Kong.

    We were in the hostel kitchen and a father was showing the above technique to his son.

    It got me thinking...

    What stuff/tips/techniques that you use today did you learn all those years ago and where from?


    JJ. :Cool:
     
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    Always put things away BEFORE you pull up the zip !!!!!! (( Learnt the hard way ))
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    Been there. Had to ask my Mum to sort me out when I was about 16.

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    Speaking of eggs Steph broke my yolk AGAIN. Yesterday but i did not report it cos i got no sympathy from you orrible lot last time!!! :cry:
     
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    That is diabolocle.... what has 2014 got in store for you... ?:cry:

    Time to kick her into touch, and find a beautiful 22 year old little French floozy... :thumb:
     
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    Oh god noooo......think of all the training involved. :Eeek:
     
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    Yes, but think of all the fun Steph could have whilst you train said floozie to cook your eggs.
     
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    Using a teaspoon instead of a knife is a much more efficient method of whitening the top of your egg. :Wink:
     
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    Knife?

    I used the scoopy, non stick pan friendly, thingy that I use to turn over the bacon or sausages or fried bread or tomatos...


    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Well we told you before - cook it yourself. Pathetic or what? :Nowink:

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    Didn't have your " scoopy, non stick pan friendly, thingy" nowt so posh as that when I was a lad. :Rofl1:
     
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    So your in the middle of now where and the poxy batteries go phut in the telly remote.

    Take the batteries out and have a bit of a chew on them ( really !! ) put several nice tooth marks in them and they will last another week or so:Eek!:


    I prefer to find a beautiful 22 year old little French floozy... :thumb:that some one mentioned earlier
    :whistle:
     
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    :Blush::Blush: i learnt to open a tin before putting it on the camp fire:thumb::thumb:
     
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