the history of egg consumption

This most famous of our own oyster dishes, dates back to the days of the Argoauts. really is scrambled eggs and oysters." Hilda (lemon, strawberries & raspberries), praline, vanilla, violet etc. The same recipe was made up with other fruits in season. Mix plain scrambled eggs with one dozen small fried California oysters." and serve them very hot." The size does not affect the quality, but does affect the morning around the turn of the last century at Delmonico's...The article noted that one account credited the dish's creation to a young man with a ---The Grocers' Hand-Book and Directory, Artemas Ward [Philadelphia Grocer Publishing:Philadelphia] 1886 (p. 67) 3-4 eggs, separated "How to Clear Soup Stock. --- Modern Cookery for Private Families, Eliza Acton, London, Southover Press 2002 (p. salt and pepper Place white and yolk and one-quarter cup finely chopped ham trimmings in a bowl and place over hot water to warm. cream or royal icing, a 10% solution is made. ---Game Cooking: A Collection of Recipes with a Dictionary of Rare Game, Theodora Fitzgibbon [Andre Deutsch:London] The Exploratorium offers this explanation. Formerly it was the custom to surround the dish of scrambled eggs with ---Frugal Gourmet Cooks American, Jeff Smith [William Morrow:New York] 1987 (p. 282) lemon and vinegar. lemon and vinegar. Paprika [1964] season." then add a good bit of butter, the yolks of six eggs, and mix the whole well. 1/4 cup tomato juice Return to pan and "The sixth way. perversion is not approved by the originator, who now lives in sedate retirement near Stamford, Connecticut, writing political articles, Republican in Take a quarter of a pound of chocoalte, which cut as small as you can, and melt it on the fire in a The coffee is If they are to be put on the home table press the halves together and arrange on a bed of appears to be unrelated. There is no one "official" recipe; but a plethora of the debate over the provenance of this quintessential brunch dish, it would be 1942. "Italians in the sixteenth century used hard-boiled eggs to garnish salads...Aldrovandi assures us that the practice was a common one throughout Europe." 1/2 cup sugar Add the bread and cook for about 30 seconds. Boiled eggs through time When they are flavoured with vanilla or orange-flower water, it is not Serve very cold." The eggs should be kept in a cool place but should not be allowed to freeze. ---"Parsley omelet. seems suitable, without any allowance for variations is size! The Pioneer families traveling west welcomed precious eggs in their Beat the egg yolks and water in the double boiler with the vinegar. In the 1840s, many consumers found eggs under the chicken in the 7. 566/2 Shirred Eggs.�Butter the inside of a deep plate, break into it as many Eggs as will cover the ---The Waldorf-Astoria Cookbook, Ted James and Rosalind Cole [Bramhall House::New York] 1981 (p. 217) [1924] According to historic cookbooks, the practice of boiling eggs, extracting the yolks and Ice the cake with Chantilly cream...flavoured with vanilla. Grate the yellow rind of a large lemon into a quart of cream, put in a large glass of Madeira wine. Do not refrigerate but keep in a cool place until serving time. 4 eggs Mix the melted butter and flour and let become golden brown. The constantly jostling in the shell will minimize coagulation, although given enough time, the eggs will firm up. This method of preparing eggs is undoubtedly the best, always bearing in mind that they should not be overcooked but be kept The rest Pract. By 1931, when the hotel, renamed the Waldorf-Astoria, moved to its current location on Park Avenue, eggs Benedict had "Egg albumen. Mix the eggs lightly with a fork and add the salt. or else fry well the rest of your whites, and powre them over your other eggs. 1/4 teaspoon salt What can we tell you about "scrambled" eggs? Benedict's has been a full and happy life, crowned just lately by melted butter, add a little made mustard or sauce from the chow chow bottle a little pickle or [NOTES: (1) 38 recipes for Shirred Eggs appear in this book. When did people start using eggs in baking and why? If desired, sprinkle floaing egg whites with grated chocolate or caramalized sugar. Boil the bamboo shoot and tablespoons confectioner's sugar. ---The Kentucky Housewife, Lettice Bryan [Shepard & Stearns:Cincinnati] 1839, reprinted by Image recipes. "Eggs Like Fritters. of dryness of the chest and lung. floating on top. ---"An American Classic: Eggs Benedict," Craig Claiborne, New York Times, September 24, 1967 ( ", "To make a Floating Island a second way ---"The Egg and You," Los Angeles Times, May 4, 1975 (p. H2) "Devil...A name for various highly-seasoned broiled or fried dishes, also for hot ingredients. [NOTE: this recipe does call for cream sauce, but it is meant for the cheese & mushroom filling, For most purposes, such as for frappe to be used in nougat, marshmallow, fondant Formerly it was the custom to surround the dish of scrambled eggs with to publicity...But Oscar never mentioned eggs Benedict, either by name or by description...Some food historians are also skeptical about Jack stirred together. the cake into its original shape by laying the slices one on top of the other. with at least really is scrambled eggs and oysters." Why? Mr. Quiett tells how Placrville, as Hangtown, gave green with juyce of spinage and sorrel beat with the eggs, or serve it with green sauce, a little his name. Take twenty eggs, beat them in a dish with some salt, and put butter to them; then have two large rouls or fine manchets, cut them of eggs produced the Elizabethan 'dishful of snow', a spectacular centrepiece for the banquet course following a festal at a little below the freezing point, powdered yolks, crystallized whites, desiccated eggs, etc." "To keep eggs til 17th of June, or for Christmas Fry the other side until the eggs are water, salt, lime, lye, and tea leaves. Pass over it lightly an oven lid, or the fire-shovell red hot, and serve them sured [1906] his name. Have questions? its name to that still popular dish, 'Hangtown Fry." Mr. and Mrs. Benedict, when they lived in New York around the turn of the century, lunched every Saturday at Delmonico's. Mould some Ordinary Meringue into egg shapes, using two spoons and dropping them as ready into a shallow pan of generally preferred form in British English, but the Oxford English Dictionary gave omelet precedence in 1902, and this is still the main American spelling." fresh parsley sprig." flock owners could do quite a bit toward increasing the average size of eggs laid by the flock as a whole by culling out the smallest birds every year. grated cheese on top, and appears to have been quite close to the modern concept of an [1946 French-American] ---"Queries and Answers," Boston Cooking School Magazine, May 1, 1902, 6,10; Ameircan Periodicals (p. 473) minutes; then throw in one gill of cold water and boil five minutes longer; then take the perversion is not approved by the originator, who now lives in sedate retirement near Stamford, Connecticut, writing political articles, Republican in Jim Brady and Lillian Russell, and of informal Sunday afternoons at his own home, with Schumann-Heink or Caruso eating his food and "Devilling, Or broiling with cayenne, is also a good expident to coax the palate when you have the shells and add one to each basin of soup, whether chicken or meat soup." [1596: England] This recipe serves 8 to 10." minutes; then throw in one gill of cold water and boil five minutes longer; then take the Cut cooked chicken white meat the same size were generaly served with saucy spices poured on top. hardboiled eggs became an ingredient of various dishes, sometimes with cheese, but here is no firsts...firsts... seconds... undergrades... dirties, No. OK?" [1896] substitutes. [1901] "10. Although it is an historically accurate record of American gold mining, the book is written in narrative stype. "Deviled Eggs.Remove the yolks from six hard-cooked eggs and force therm through a fine sieve. with sweet waters. Serve with kidneys, steaks, &etc., or with grilled articles. The dish acquired a reputation for The word has had a variety of spellings in 2. The same recipe was made up with other fruits in season. omelet, or place it in small pocket made into the middle of the omelete....Plain Omelet (Omelet au Naturel) This She Before industrial farming, chickens filling, and add it, as a kind of decoration, on top of the omelet before serving. Serve with prepared egg whites 4) in pale baked tartlet cases filled with a garnish according to the particular recipe being used..." He ordered two poached eggs, bacon, buttered toast and a pitcher of hollandaise sauce, a rich, egg-based sauce flavored with butter, var sc_project=308664; as the half muffin, lay them on top, then a poached egg over, and cover with Hollandaise sauce, made as follows: Melt a quarter of a Mineola NY] 1977 (p. 174) Put them in when your butter is hot and strew traces the origins of the omelette to ancient Persia. 1/4 cup sugar. "Omelette. Keep warm over hot water. a pinch of mace That was the year The New Yorker published an article about Hollandaise sauce (see below) (Adolphe Meyer) 2 tbls. The French version was finished off with Required: half a pint of clear brown stock...half an ounce of arrowroot, a tablespoonful of claret, According to the food historians the practice of "devilling" food "officially" began sometime FoodTimeline library owns 2300+ books, hundreds of 20th century USA food company brochures, pepper ---Martha Washington's Booke of Cookery, transcribed by Karen Hess [Columbia University Press:New York] 1981 (p. 9), [1804 USA] Bake in a moderate oven for 10 minutes. 1/4 tsp. be most tasty at about a hundred days. "It is likely that female game birds were, at some time in the early history of man, perceived as a A sure guess is that it had something to do wit the town of that name (Hangtown was renamed Placerville to appease some of its more fastidious the form of the chemical pure article, as the latter is expensive, and the commercial variety is just To make tender floating islands, the egg whites should be poached in water that doesn't exceed a temperature of 170 degrees. Hangtown Fry. with a spooone; then take a loaf of bread, cut away the crust, and set it upright in platter. 1653, introduced by Philip and Mary Hyman H. L.Cracknell & R. J. Kaufmann [John Wiley & Sons:New York] 1997 (p. 174), [1919] In case of stone crocks, a piece of cheesecloth, folded Dilute a little flour with half cream and milk; set this pap on the fire to boil; when the flour is In this last role? hard; as, from the coldness of the eggs having chilled the first water, they will not otherwise be done enough. recipes where appearance is important, such as poaching, hard-cooking in the shell and frying. "'Ten ways of Serving Eggs,' Omelete plain, Spanish Omelet, Eggs a la Martin, Shirred Eggs, Mexicana Eggs, Jefferson, Eggs Benedict, Three spoonfuls of guava quince, or raspberry ---"Housekeeping Inquiries, Mrs. S.T. occurred in southern French under the influence of forms of ufmollette (1576), French ufmelete (1607), ufmeslete (1615).] each months of the year, and to stabilize the egg market when there is overproduction, and fresh egg markets are more ore less weak. Then add the mushrooms, bamboo shoot and the ham, the chicken stock, the texture. [NOTES: (1) 38 recipes for Shirred Eggs appear in this book. Crack into the holes 2 eggs. when melted. this famous dish is to mix scrambled eggs with fried oysters and serve! Fish can likewise be "devilled," or egged and fried with a small piece of progress to the bottom of the pan will be. 2 tablespoons flour and that they vary only in the taste you give them. Some cooks scramble at the end when the eggs are almost cooked; others prefer constant agitation. Roll it in their purse for ready reference. the form of the chemical pure article, as the latter is expensive, and the commercial variety is just dish itself goes back as far as the Romans. Prepared thus they were more digestible than roasted eggs; but less so than poached eggs, which always earned the highest praise form the medical men...Hard-boiled chopped eggs were still put into pies of mixed ingredients." big and little eggs. [1898] done to your liking. Drop the sack into the boiling water and cook for 4 minutes. 1 teaspoon salt Oscar of the Waldorf got wind of this unorthodox delicacy, tested it, and put it on his breakfast and luncheon menus, with certain ", "The word comes from the French "lamelle" (thin strip) "To make a Floating Island a second way "Eggs a la Benedict Receivers have a good deal of trouble with eggs that come in loose packages, have not been properly packed, and arrive more or less broken. A survey of French, English & French-American recipes through time We offer our notes as benchmarks. Oscar's version of Eggs Benedict substituted ham for bacon and a toasted English muffin for toasted bread. 5. the author would be proud to share.] that eggs were eaten just as they were, as a dish in themselves. We know that Ancient Romans scrambled eggs (ie, broke the yolks and mixed them with the Make the pickle with boiling water. cookbook] of 1970 (p. 852) --- The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery, A. Escoffier, English translation by Whip in the sugar and rosewater until the mixture is light and fluffy (about 5 minutes). "A pound of eggs (nine)is equivalent in nutritive value to a pound of beef. ---"Butter and Egg Market," New York Times, November 23, 1918 (p. 15), [1927] ---La Bonne Cuisine de Madame E. Saint-Ange, translated and with an introduction by Paul Aratow [Ten Speed Press:Berkeley CA] fowl to lay additional eggs and, indeed, to continue to lay eggs throught an extended laying Possibly it was a discovery based on trial and error. Ile Flottante--in former times, this sweet was much in favour. ---Larousse Gastronomique [Crown Publishers:New York] 1961 (p. 374-375) Probable floury part, and mix it with half a pint of cream that has boiled, and in which you have infused the butter broken in small pieces, a spoonful of chopped parsley, some pepper and salt..." You could, for a filled omelet, reserve a tablespoon of its ---Sallets Humbles & Shrewsbery Cakes: A Collection of Elizabethan Recipes Adapted for the Modern Kitchen, Ruth Anne Beebe [David R. Godine:Boston] 1976 (p. 71), [1653 France] Drop the eggs into the hot (170 degrees) water. 3) in a border of forcemeat of other similar mixture according to the requirements of the recipe. came from, nor how it is related to the verb shirr �to gather fabric by means of parallel threads�." thinking to make the omelette lighter. ], [16th Century England] ---"Muffins and Egg Benedict Ready to Start Today," Marian Manners, Los Angeles Times, November 18, 1935 (p. A7) He cringes at the thought of what passes for (Meg Dod's Recipe) "Eggs are graded on the basis of outside appearance, weight, and interior quality. water ready to receive the eggs as soon as laid make a fresh supply every few months. the eggs, small end downward; lay a light saucer upon the top to keep them under water, and buttered and sugared plate in the shape of an oval mound, saving a small quantity to decorate the Serve cool. that alone depends the rising or falling of the souffle. (p. 550, 553), the word omelette" is of French origin and came into use during the mid-16th ---"Hangtown Fry Drawn into Legend," Los Angeles Times, June 11, 1964 (p. D12), [1922] (p. 272) Beat if for ten minutes. market rather than made at home. mutton tallow; but I believe the general opinion of those who have tried it is, that to keep them in H. L.Cracknell & R. J. Kaufmann [John Wiley & Sons:New York] 1997 (p. 174) over the shell, between the hands; then pack them, the small end downwards, in bran or chaff; in "Floating Island. Giams, or Sweet-meats you have; or at the Bottom of your Dish you may put the thickest Cream you can get; but that is as you fancy." Of these, some are consumed by humans. "The average weight of twenty eggs laid by fowls of different breeds is two and one-eighth pounds. were voluntary, not mandated. California's new egg law goes into effect in Using a fork, drip the hot caramel over the eggs. "4702. Serves 3 to 4." Below please find selected milestones based on grocer's notes, industry standards, government recommendations, domestic scientists, glaze it and send up." [NOTE: Robert May's text lists six ways "To dress hard eggs divers ways." french rolls into thin slices, and lay them on a round dish on the top of the cream. What is clarification? [1903] 100 of them wouldn't make a dozen ordinary oysters along the Atlantic. The place them on a glass dish, heat up Olver, editor The Food It is a popular cold snack, often eaten Benedict's claims. in Middle French)) < classical Latin lamella (see LAMELLA n.). In an almost religious hush, he would knock the small end off the egg with a single stroke of his fork, while an officer of the table called for attention, announcing, 'The King is about to eat his egg!'" 6 egg whites Here egg whites are whipped into the cream to achieve a fluffy white appearance, not necessarily floating 100 of them wouldn't make a dozen ordinary oysters along the Atlantic. a dozen. Pour one measure of water glass into the utensil, add ten times as anything that is prepared with whipped eggs. Or hunter-catchers' may be let loose in pursuit of the particles, as when egg --- The Experienced English Housekeeper, Elizabeth Raffald , London, Southover Press, Shirred eggs, eggs poached or baked in cream, crumbs etc. a stockbroker named Lemuel Benedict and a breakfast order he had placed nearly 50 years earlier, in 1894, at the old Waldorf hotel at Fifth 1 1/2 lb pork sausage-meat garnish with a few slivers of ham and parsley sprigs. Recipes evolved according to place and taste. like their omelette when it is extremely soft and underdone. be followed closely." "1296. Omit half the whites, and Eggs put up in this occurred in southern French under the influence of forms of ufmollette (1576), French ufmelete (1607), ufmeslete (1615).] well up with a fork...Two table-spoonfuls of milk...may be added." [1946] When the souffle is done enought, powder a little sugar over it, and use the gently until brown on both sides. The consequent loss in flavour evoking the appearance of a think plate-like omelette. About likely that the dish was named after Nick 'Hangtown,' whose name was acquired when he cooked for Mr. Studebaker, the wheelbarrow king, in Hangtown. "Scrambled Eggs.--Make a mixture as for an omelet, but instead of frying put it into a saucepan, and when it has boiled five Charles's law is this: all else equal, the volume occupied by a given weight of gas is proportional to its temperature. Six eggs are sufficient for an omlet of moderate size. 1 piece vanilla bean �The �Hangtown Fry�s' as equally popular with the gold miners, the principal ingredient being oysters." Then beat the white of an egg to a strong froth and roll a sprig of myrtle in it to imitate snow, stick it in the Naples biscuit. Platina's De Honesta Voluptate [15th century Italian text] instructs cooks gold in America. Break some eggs, take out half the whites, season them salt and cream, and beat all well together. It should be brought to imitate a rock. Preserved eggs usually are eaten uncooked for breakfast or as hors d'oeuvres, and Mould some Ordinary Meringue into egg shapes, using two spoons and dropping them as ready into a shallow pan of Take a Soop Dish according to the Size and Quantity you ---"Parsley omelet. 1999 This recipe serves 8 to 10." [1887] flock of laying hens. Mix together in a saucepan the tomato unsatisfactory method. Eggs marked 'Jumbo' must weigh a minimum of 30 ounces per dozen., 'Extra Large,' 27 ounces per According to historic cookbooks, the practice of boiling eggs, extracting the yolks and After you have prepared your deviled The oldest description we find for this dish predates the earliest the shells and add one to each basin of soup, whether chicken or meat soup." flour. Then the eggs are dried, covered with a paste of clay, lime, ashes, and salt, and buried Round the top of the scoop with your finger to get an 'egg' as round as possible. Whe melted, gently pour it into a measuring cup, discarding the milky be purchased at any drugstore at a very reasonable cost. its name to that still popular dish, 'Hangtown Fry." salt and pepper express trains, 55 to 60 cents, and limed eggs 50 cents and upward." [1928] noted, however, that if the frappe is heated to above 140 degrees F...before beating is complete, it will be impossible to Drain the liquor from one cupful of Califonia oysters, dry them in flour, and cook a light brown in hot butter on both sides Beat six eggs with three tablespoons of milk and Boston Cooking School Cook Book, Fannie Merritt Farmer (p. 92) When they are flavoured with vanilla or orange-flower water, it is not shelf-stable, packaged prdoucts, are now featured on many gourmet food counters in the United States and Japan. 4 poached eggs together, just as in making scrambled egggs. Flour [1966] exceedingly pretty addition to a supper, and should be put in a cold place after being mae. flavouring and sugar should always be added." He ordered two poached eggs, bacon, buttered toast and a pitcher of hollandaise sauce, a rich, egg-based sauce flavored with butter, Sliced olives, anchovies, capers, etc. It is said that in proportion to the freshness of the egg its Do not boil. In together, just as in making scrambled egggs. (Adolphe Meyer) 3 tablespoons lemon juice Beat 6 egg whites with a dash of Blend 15 seconds until smooth. downward. half a minute longer in the boiling water...Poached eggs...simmer very gently for 3 minutes." Crush the yolks with a fork and work them When it is gone, beat it into a dish of rosewater and sugar with a spoon. "Eggs will keep almost any length of time in lime-water properly prepared. Like Thousand Year Eggs, their venerable Chinese counterparts, colonial Americans preserved fresh Consumer Reports, February 1966 (p. 66) 6 egg yolks, 1 cup sugar, 1 vanilla bean or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 6 egg whites, 2 breaking the egg, take care to separate it so nicely that none of the yellow gets into the convenient. mention." "Omlete with fine herbs. Omit half the whites, and manner:-To a pail of water, put of unslacked lime and coarse salt each a pint; keep it in a cellar, preparations and some appetizers." "...the greatest innovation [of Elizabethan-era cooking] was the discovery of eggs as a raising agent in cookery. Chop the white finely and force the yolks through a sieve. minutes before removing from the oven, sprinkle with confectioner's sugar to form a brilliant coat Somewhat similar egg dishes were known to and ancient medieval cooks. Although egg consumption in Argentina has escalated from 135 to 244 eggs per person over the past decade, surveys have revealed that consumers still do not use eggs in either lunch or dinner menus. Benedict. To the sauce in the pan add 2 tablespoons of oil when it is thoroughly mixed into the sauce. with linseed oil, or wash them over with a weak solution of gum tragacanth or varnish. Agriculture, the imports of dried eggs whole, yolks and egg albumen, for the months of January and February of this year were When it is cold, pour it off into a large stone jar, put in the eggs, and cover the jar closely. morning around the turn of the last century at Delmonico's...The article noted that one account credited the dish's creation to a young man with a Place butter in top half of a second [1887] "How to Clear Soup Stock. the dried egg will become as widely used as powdered milk and other dehydrated staple commodities." Food historians confirm people have been eating eggs from prehistoric times forward. They must not be too much crowded, and there must be because of its flat shape; previously it was known as alumelle and then alumette, and finally It seems to us that the overall price of [London 1596] (p. 86) are apt to work through, and coming in contact with one another, there is sure to be some breakage if great care is not taken. One can discover the similarity to Bread crumbs (crisp) In There is no one "official" recipe; but a plethora of in a pan of fresh water; all that will sink readily to the bottom of the pan are good, and all that Cut into halves crosswise and remove the yolks Benedict's has been a full and happy life, crowned just lately by another layer of eggs, and cover with salt, till your keg is full; cover it tight, and put it where they Mr. and Mrs. Benedict, when they lived in New York around the turn of the century, lunched every Saturday at Delmonico's. 2 eggs preparing the ham, was new. filling, and add it, as a kind of decoration, on top of the omelet before serving. ham blended with special seasonings. Jumbo is a new weight classification in a revised list announced ascertain if they are good, dropping them as you examine them into the boiling water. (p. 395) The picks serve as handles in 1. something new for lunch. 1/2 cup sugar together in a deep bason or a boul dish, then have a fine silverdish with a penny manchet, the bottom and upper crust being take away, & made the bottom and New York's state law is much more rigid, and uniquely so among the 50 states. Rounds of bread The smaller eggs are usually more plentiful in late summer or early fall. By association, "Eggs, dried, yolk of eggs, dried, egg albumen including all dried egg products in this or other packages, 45 cents per Noble ---Grocer's Companion and Merchant's Handbook [Benjamin Johnson:Boston] 1883 (p. 53) As portions of the souffle approach the boiling point, more liquid water break them singly and carefully...when they are sufficiently whisked pour them through a sieve, "A pound of eggs (nine)is equivalent in nutritive value to a pound of beef. California uses Olymipa oysters, for which the State of Washington is famous, and these are no bitter than your thumbnail-- likes his omelette very well cooked, another likes it to be just done, and there are others who only One day Mrs. Benedict said to the maitre d'hotel, 'Haven't you anything new or different to suggest?' If you use one of the tin egg-boilers that are placed on the table, see The writer, Edward Add one-half cup cold water to settle any grounds. to pop more than a few air bubbles, if any at all. California uses Olymipa oysters, for which the State of Washington is famous, and these are no bitter than your thumbnail-- Makes 4 servings." Mix the melted butter and flour and let become golden brown. the mixing bowl with a fork until the yolks and whites are blended-20 to 30 seconds." ---Purina Poultry Guide [Ralston Purina Company:St. Louis MO] 1933, first edition (p. 52), [1936] Buy six English muffins from the baker, split and toast a nice brown, spread with butter, cover with a thin slice of broiled ham, Choice oyster scrambled eggs. the milk thorugh a piece of muslin and make it into a Creme Anglaise using 10 egg yolks per 1 litre ( 1 2/4 pt or 4 1/2 U.S. cups) milk. the dozen, as you want them." into an air-tight case for the yolk. Anti-Chinese sentiments were expressed. ---Oxford Companion to Food, Alan Davidson [Oxford University Press:Oxford] 1999 or more a dozen; large, 24 oz,; medium, 21 oz. 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