Fines Herbes Omelet with Toast and Champagne

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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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When a chef tries out a prospective cook, the chef will often ask the cook to prepare an omelet. This is a valuable indicator of a cook’s skills, beginning with simply knowing what pan to use. But we now have a variety of excellent nonstick pans available, so egg sticking should no longer be an issue. I do admire those chefs who have carefully seasoned and maintained their black, carbon steel pans so carefully that they have created a nonstick surface—these pans are reserved for omelets. My