I would dare to say that eggs are one of the most popular breakfast foods in Illinois but what are the favorite ways residents like to have them prepared?

Late To The Breakfast And Egg Game

I'm not afraid to admit that I was really late to the breakfast and egg game. It wasn't until the last couple of years that I learned to appreciate them both. For most of my life, I preferred to skip the early morning meal and go straight to lunch. When I would actually eat something when I woke up, it definitely wasn't eggs. Recently, I've become a fan and I'll eat them any time of the day which is pretty funny.

According to maplewoodroad.com, 

How Many Different Ways Are There To Prepare An Egg?

So the story goes that the 100 folds in a chef's hat represent the 100 ways to cook an egg, but is this true?


So, there certainly are at least 100 different ways to cook an egg!


What Are The Best Way To Prepare Eggs?

Since there are so many different ways to cook eggs, then which ways are best? I found that kind of a loaded question because everyone has their own choice. I decided to change the question from best to favorite. That seemed a little bit more reasonable. So of course, I conduct a social media survey to find out the answer

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Illinois' 6 Favorite Ways To Cook Eggs

Sunnyside Up 

  • Fast and easy way to cook eggs

Over Easy

  • Cooked a little differently on just one side

Over Medium

  • If you like runny eggs then this style is for you.

Eggs Benedict

  • This takes a little bit more skill


  • One of my favorite way to cook eggs plus it's very simple


  • The absolute best way to have your eggs.

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