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Here we show the light, spongelike texture of a chiffon cake where egg whites are folded ever-so-gently into a cake batter.

New video series:
Get Cooking with Eggs

One of the easiest ways to pick up a cooking skill is to watch an instructional step-by-step video. It’s true, especially for cooks who haven't been lucky enough to grow up with Grandma in the kitchen, where even the simplest things like how to separate an egg were lovingly explained. We often hear questions like, "What’s an easy way to peel a hard-boiled egg?" or "How can I tell if a quiche is done?" Even cooks who are familiar with some of the common egg techniques are curious to know why they are important.
 
In July the Iowa Egg Council started a “Get Cooking with Eggs” video series, that includes recipes, tips and how-to instruction for cooking with eggs. "Our goal is to create clear, concise, easy-to-follow instructions as well as inspire our audience to serve eggs in a variety of ways," says Lois White, Director of Consumer Affairs.
 
Check out the Iowa Egg Council’s newest videos at iowaegg.org: How to Make Angel Hair Quiche Pie, How to Scramble Eggs, How to Hard-Boil Eggs and Ask the Eggs-pert.
 
Coming in December are step-by-step videos for making Crab Deviled Eggs and Mini Maple Crème Brulee. Cooks will also find videos showing basic techniques for baking with eggs—adding eggs to a creamed mixture, whipping egg whites and folding beaten egg whites into a cake batter.

 

Speed Herrig of Cookies and a few of the early-bird volunteers who made egg burritos.

2012 Komen Race for the Cure


The Iowa Egg Council recently teamed up with Cookies (the makers of award-winning sauces and seasonings) to fix egg burritos for nearly 1,000 cancer survivors and supporters during the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The race was held in downtown Des Moines on October 27 near the state capitol with about 20,000 registered participants. Speed Herrig and the Cookies crew fired up the grills at 4:30 a.m. to cook the eggs. Iowa Egg Council egg promotion specialists and volunteers formed assembly lines to fold and wrap the burritos. Breakfast was ready at 9:00 sharp!
 
Holiday Highlights
See below for an example of our fantastic holiday recipes. Call or follow the link to request the 2012 Holiday Brochure, and see what else we have on our website to help you make this season eggceptional!
Crab Deviled Egg Recipe
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Happy Holidays from the
Iowa Egg Council!


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Any time is a good time for eggs!

Upcoming Events



Dec. 1
Holiday Magic, a free family event, Putnam Museum, Davenport
Iowa Egg Council will serve Crab Deviled Egg samples and hand out holiday recipe brochures.


Dec. 12  
Tune in to WHO (Van & Bonnie show) 7:30 am
Iowa Egg Council will serve up a couple holiday sweets made
exceptionally good
with eggs.




Holiday Recipes
Iowa Egg Photos
Recipe Database
Egg Nutrition Center
Egg Safety FAQ



285,000 eggs donated in September.
See how the IEC was involved!




Eggs are ... 

Nutrient-Dense.
Convenient.
Versatile
Filling.
Economical.




Wake up to Eggs!
Lois White                                                                                                                                          Iowa Egg Council
Director of Consumer Affairs                                                                                                      8515 Douglas Ave, Ste 9
Iowa Egg Council                                                                                                                             Urbandale, IA 50322
loiswhite@iowaegg.org                                                                                                                         www.iowaegg.org


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