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Do You Like Runny Eggs?

On New Year's Day, out at brunch, I ordered poached eggs — extra runny. My friend asked for fried eggs, over hard. They messed up our orders: I got the hard eggs and he got the runny eggs. We were both incredibly disappointed, but when he saw the egg ooze golden yolk all over his plate, he totally gagged! He finds runny eggs disgusting, but I happen to love them. Where do you stand?

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sweetpeabrina sweetpeabrina 8 years
Eggs need to be cooked all the way for me to be able to eat them. Runny or even the slightly orange-y yellow undercooked yolk makes me gag.
emalove emalove 8 years
Yes, I love them!!! Overeasy is my favorite way to eat eggs, and I love poached eggs too.
reeeeka reeeeka 8 years
Over medium. The white has to be cooked all the way!! No runniness in the white but I love the yolk runny.
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 8 years
Oh I forgot to say, I only like runny yolk, no runny white for me! At least, not yet. :)
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 8 years
I love eggs...from my head down to my legs....:rotfl: My taste for eggs has evolved a lot over the years. I used to HATE any kind of eggs except scrambled (even then I'd cook them so long they'd taste like rubber so I gave up). My dad makes perfect scrambled eggs. No one has ever been able to live up to his eggs. UNTIL...I visited a friend for two weeks and his specialty was a fried, over medium egg, with bacon and cheese on an english muffin. The yolk was runny, but the white was completely cooked. I discovered I actually loved the runny yolk, and sopped it up. YUMMY. So now...I order my eggs over medium, with either sourdough toast or an english muffin. The only place I eat scrambled is at my parents.
MzKita MzKita 8 years luvs runny eggs! I've recently began eating runny eggs (over easy) on top of steamed rice, sprinkled w/ a bit of hot sauce. Duh-lish! However, once in a while, I like them well done, scrambled and fluffy. Bottom line: I just love eggs.
ajennilynrushhh ajennilynrushhh 8 years
mm, not into runny eggs.
FrankieZ FrankieZ 8 years
Isn't "sopping" what the "Nooks and Crannies" in an english muffin are for ?!
Spectra Spectra 8 years
Ugh, the texture of fully cooked egg yolks is gross to me. They are chalky and weird. But I also can't stand runny eggs. My grandpa used to LOVE fried eggs with very runny yolks and he'd dip his toast into the yolks. It always grossed me out as a kid. When I eat eggs, I only like them scrambled and fully cooked, but not OVERdone.
Frika Frika 8 years
I love runny eggs, when the yolk gets hard it tastes....weird and strong...i love to dip my toast in it or whatever starch i'm having. but of course, the whites should be fully cooked
yvettecq yvettecq 8 years
yeah, i have some serious issues with eggs. runny eggs make me make me want to vomit, i wish i only gagged. flan and panna cotta have to be made correct...smooth and not too eggy. just this morning on the rachel ray show they had dr. phil's wife talking about an egg yolk face mask and was dipping her fingers into a bowl of scrambled yolks pulling them out to show the consistency of them. sorry, no way in hell i'm trying that beauty tip!
partysugar partysugar 8 years
Writing this made me want runny eggs!
oneprettything oneprettything 8 years
Is it safe to eat them runny?
rainey-Smith rainey-Smith 8 years
I didn't know how to reply. I agree with you that the yolk is ruined if it isn't runny. But uncooked egg white puts me right where your friend is.
shmoo15 shmoo15 8 years
over medium. I hate when there is that film on undercooked eggs.
colormesticky colormesticky 8 years
Runny with toast. Mmm.
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
I love runny yolks! Nothing like dipping a nice piece of buttered toast in the yolks at breakfast.
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 8 years
A hard yolk....might as well have your egg hard boiled. Sunny and runny for me.
allinavhcnerf allinavhcnerf 8 years
i agree with yecca651!
Yecca651 Yecca651 8 years
Haha, I am just sitting down to a lunch of a runny poached egg as I opened up yum sugar and found this post.I find cooked yolks disgusting. I like my eggs just cooked enough so that the whites aren't runny or are just cooked.
Magycmyste Magycmyste 8 years
Yeah, i find yolk running all over the place to be pretty disgusting, but I'm not a fan of chalky, hard-boiled yolks - I like my eggs scrambled, in an omelet, or if the yolk needs to be intact, I'd like for it to be set, but not hardened, sort of like jello. Honestly, I'd probably be pretty happy with nothing but egg whites. But I've been told that I have weird tastes.
limelindsey limelindsey 8 years
Poached eggs must be completely runny...nothing worse than half-congealed yolk - bleah. I don't really eat fried eggs because I don't like the whites fried, but if I did, I'd probably eat them over-easy like the rest of the family. I love soft scrambled eggs, so good on toast!
PinkNC PinkNC 8 years
No way. I like scrambled mostly anyway. And I like both of them with only pepper and seasoning salt.
Kelliegrl Kelliegrl 8 years
Smacks83, I don't eat yolks for both reasons and b/c I don't like the smell of a an egg cooked with yolk. Yes, I know I am a finicky eater.
grits grits 8 years
I like my eggs over medium when I want to dunk my toast in them, SO good. BUT I *hate* when scrambled eggs are still too runny...or if I'm eating a fried egg and any part of the egg white is still goopy...gross. However, I seem to have no issue with it when I'm sneaking cookie or brownie batter :P haha
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