301. Eggs Plain Boiled

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A Shilling Cookery for the People

By Alexis Soyer

Published 1854

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This is the most simple of all things to cook, and yet is the least attended to; and I am never surprised, when I am travelling, to find the eggs either too much or too little done. They will not take the trouble to distinguish a large one from a small one. Whilst some weigh only an ounce and a half, others weigh two and a half; but as that is a whim of nature, and the servants are so fond of a