A handbook, a cookbook, an eggbook this quasi-encyclopedic ovarian overview is the only tome you need to own about the indispensable egg. Eggs star of the most important meal of the day, and, to hear billions of cooks and chefs tell it, quite possibly the worlds most important food. Does that make Lucky Peachs All About Eggs the worlds most important book Probably yes. In essays, anecdotes, how-tos, and foolproof recipes, this egg-centric volume celebrates everything an egg can be and do. Whether illuminating the progress of an egg through a chicken, or teaching you how to poach the perfect egg, All About Eggs bursts with facts to deploy at your next cocktail partythen serves up a killer deviled egg recipe to serve while youre doing it. All About Eggs is for anyone who has ever delighted in the pleasures of an omelet, marveled at the snowflake patterns on a century egg, or longed to make a sky-high souffl.