I finally learned how to poach an egg.
I'm letting a co-worker take credit for giving me the tip. He saw it on a YouTube video. I didn't tell him that I had already read about it in the Food Lab cookbook. Let him think he taught me something. I intimidate him enough with my crossword puzzle skills.
Anyway, you crack the egg into a sieve and drain off the runny part of the white, then drop it into simmering water. Voila!
Hmmm. That looks a bit skimpy. I think I need another egg.
That was one of the best breakfasts I've made in a long time.
I sent the coworker a picture and he responded:
We talk about food a lot.