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

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

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

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    yes, omelettes cooked in duck fat.

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    creme brulee or custard
    banana & egg pancakes
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    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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    I always have to make the same suggestion when duck eggs are brought up - deviled duck eggs are awesome.

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    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.
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