22 Reviews

I knew, without a doubt, that Kitten would guide me thru making poached eggs, for the first time I might add, without a hitch - I was not disappointed. I like poached eggs but have always been afraid of trying to prepare them, but with Kitten's help I was able to make an elegant breakfast for my DH and myself this morning - thank you so much, again, Kitten for your guidance.

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Gagoo June 15, 2013

Buttering the pan makes cleanup easier (I use a stainless steel saucepan), hence the 4 stars. I've always just made poached eggs in plain water; not sure what the milk was supposed to add but I couldn't tell the difference. For certain, five minutes is exceptionally too long unless you're actually going for hard boiled consistency.

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marylande November 24, 2012

OMG! Hadn't seen this "Kitten" recipe until Faux Chef Lael brought it up. Just tried this tonight with some biscuits and sausage gravy. Why have I been strugglinging with poached eggs all my life and this worked beatifully? I think "Kitten's" love comes with every recipe....yea, that's the tic. Thanks Kitten, another 5 pluser!

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DEEP December 01, 2010

I had never before made a poached egg, nor had I eaten one, and my boyfriend decided we ought to have poached eggs this morning. I don't like vinegar so I was excited to find a recipe that didn't call for that. These came out beautifully after 4 minutes. Thanks for yet another great recipe!

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emily hauer November 22, 2015

Kit, you never disappoint! Poached eggs are my all time favorite but I can NEVER make them right. They always turn into something that looks more like eggdrop soup. I end up settling for soft-boiled eggs which are always either too runny or too hard, and I always end up crunching on a shell. YUCK! I went through your LONG recipe list the other day, and found this and your scrambled egg recipe. I tried both and both are winners! Perfect texture, perfect taste. You are a culinary genious. I wish I knew you so I could give you a big hug for all the amazing tips, tricks and tasty treats. Thanks again!

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Faux Chef Lael November 30, 2010

Thank you for this recipe!!! I would have never dreamed to add the milk! I was a little nervous in not adding some vinegar -- but knew I could trust your recipe. My grandson was home from college for a few days and he likes his eggs with a soft yolk. I always end up breaking the yolks when I try and fry them -- so decided to give this a try. He was intrigued -- had never had a poached egg before and couldn't figure out how I did them. He kept saying, "but the whites are so soft". I'm so glad I could prepare his eggs the way he likes them!!! Thanks Carol for another great (but simple) recipe.

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Bobbie March 24, 2010

What and eggcellent recipe!! I only made 2 eggs but it worked. I'll play with the cooking time to get a softer yolk. But they were yummy on a english muffin. Thanks for an easy to use method for poached eggs.

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Mt House mama August 03, 2009

These turned out great. I over cooked them slightly because I was messing around with Hollandaise Sauce, but my husband and I both agree that they were great. He commented that they were very fancy! Not the way I usually cook at all. LOL

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2 boys mom April 12, 2009

I really liked the consistency of these eggs! I cooked for 5 minutes. The eggs were nice and plump, and tender! I'll try just a little bit short cooking time, as I like a little softer yolk to dip my toast in!

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cgmonster April 07, 2009
Kittencal's Perfect Poached Eggs