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    Hi all,

    My friend (who has chickens and ducks) was oh so generous to give me a dozen duck and chicken eggs. It's like a combination of several different chicken and duck eggs. Some are small, some are big, some are brown.

    Anyway, I have never had duck eggs before. Any suggestions? Should I just cook 'em sunny side up?
    Stumbled into Primal due to food allergies, and subsequent elimination of non-primal foods.

    Start Gluten-Free/Soy-Free: December 2012; start weight 158lbs, Ladies size 6
    Start Primal: March 2013, start weight 150lbs, Ladies size 6
    Current: 132lbs, Ladies size 2
    F/23/5'9"

    26lbs lost since cutting the crap.

  • #2
    You can cook them just the same. Just be prepared for a slightly different texture.

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    • #3
      I am so jealous. Free duck eggs. Not fair at all.

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      • #4
        Goose eggs are great too. I have found they make the fluffiest omelettes.

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        • #5
          yes, omelettes cooked in duck fat.

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          • #6
            creme brulee or custard
            banana & egg pancakes
            Every time I hear the dirty word 'exercise', I wash my mouth out with chocolate.

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            • #7
              Duck eggs have a larger yoke than chicken eggs, and the white of the egg is a bit more rubbery when cooked. Duck eggs were favored for cakes because they added to the color of the crumb. I like them scrambled or in omletes.

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              • #8
                I always have to make the same suggestion when duck eggs are brought up - deviled duck eggs are awesome.

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                • #9
                  I love duck egg custards. Their slightly stiffer, smoother texture is perfect in a custard. They are also great in a frittata. I've been using 1/3 duck and 2/3 chicken. I understand they're great for baking too, but I don't know if that means with wheat flour or if they're great with any flour.
                  50yo, 5'3"
                  SW-195
                  CW-125, part calorie counting, part transition to primal
                  GW- Goals are no longer weight-related

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