Try to think of any food more perfect than the egg. That’s right: no such food exists. Because eggs aren’t only a source of countless egg-cellent puns, they’re also a great source of protein and, more importantly, of rich flavor. Do you have a dish that’s missing an unidentifiable “something”? Chances are, it needs an egg. That recipe you think you’ve perfected? It’ll only be better with an egg on top.

Whether you prefer your eggs baked with cheese and salmon, hard-boiled and deviled, or fried and over rice, we’ve got you covered with 10 essential egg recipes. From breakfast to dessert (hello, Cadbury Creme Eggs), we’ve cracked open the best recipes for world’s most perfect food.

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