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|HOW TO MAKE A PUFFY OMELET|
A seasoned 10-inch omelet pan or skillet with a heatproof or removable handle
Warm platter or plate
4 eggs, Fresh Fancy, Grade AA or Grade A
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 c. water
Step 1 - Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Step 2 - Separate eggs.
Step 3 - Add pepper to yolks and beat until thick and lemon-colored.
Step 4 - Add salt and water to whites and beat until stiff and shiny and whites have peaks when batter is withdrawn.
Step 5 - Fold yolks carefully into whites.
Step 6 - Heat butter in omelet pan which is hot enough to sizzle a drop of water.
Step 7 - Pour in omelet mixture; level surface gently.
Step 8 - Cook slowly on top of range until puffy and lightly browned on bottom, about 5 minutes. Lift omelet at edge to judge color.
Step 9 - Bake 12 to 15 minutes in 325 degree oven until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Step 10 - To serve, score omelet down the center with a spatula, fold in half and serve on warm plate or platter. Or, tear gently into pie- shaped pieces, using 2 forks. Makes 2 to 3 servings.
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