I love 'em. They're the perfect food. Easy to make? Check. Inexpensive? Check. Plays well with other food. Triple check! Chop up the rest of that tomato, sprinkle in some baby spinach, and toss in those mushrooms that are past their prime and you have the perfect breakfast salad with a protein boost big enough to keep you going until lunch time. Left over rice + onion + egg = a quick and satisfying fried rice dinner. Sure, the jury is still out over just how many a healthy cholesterol level can handle, but nobody's perfect right?
Whether you like 'em scrambled or over-easy, use 'em to bake a cake or boil 'em for a portable snack, a healthy egg white omelet or a guilty egg nog pleasure, eggs are the versatile kitchen staple that has something to offer everyone. They are there when you need them and while they are rarely the star of the show, they provide what is needed to ensure the job is complete. Economical, practical, dependable, and when cracked open mostly transparent... 2016: The Egg for President?