A pewter or any other metal plate or dish which will bear the fire, must be used for these. Just melt
This is a very common mode of preparing eggs on the continent; but there is generally a slight rawness of the surface of the yolks which is in a measure removed by ladling the boiling butter over them with a spoon as they are cooking, though a salamander held above them for a minute would have a better effect. Four or five minutes will dress them.
Obs.—We hope for an opportunity of inserting further receipts for dishes of eggs at the end of this volume.