The Vital Kitchen

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Eggs your way every time! Plus easy meal hacks using Vital Farms pasture-raised ghee and butter.

Scrambled

Skillet / Butter / Eggs

Inner peace is the path to perfection.

  1. Your mantra: low (heat) and slow (cooking).
  2. Prep skillet with butter (1/2 Tbsp. for 4 eggs).
  3. Whisk eggs together in bowl. Pour into skillet.
  4. Stir gently. Be Patient.

Over Easy

Skillet / Ghee / Egg

One quick flip and you’re done.

  1. Swirl ghee in skillet.
  2. Cook over low heat until whites are opaque.
  3. Flip. Pause. Serve. (20 seconds longer for over medium eggs)

Poached

Saucepan / water / vinegar / salt / egg

You can do this. Promise.

  1. Fill pot with 5–6” water, 1 Tbsp. of white vinegar and a pinch of salt.
  2. Bring water to a low boil.
  3. Crack fresh egg into small bowl, pour egg gently into boiling water.
  4. Cook for three minutes. Rescue with slotted spoon.

Sunny side up

Skillet / ghee / egg

Brighter mornings, no flipping required.

  1. Swirl ghee in skillet over medium heat.
  2. Turn heat to low and cook until whites are opaque.
  3. Serve.

Crispy Fried

Skillet / ghee / egg

Where Vital Farms ghee really shines.

  1. Swirl ghee in skillet over medium heat.
  2. Turn heat to low and cook until whites are opaque.
  3. Serve.

Soft Boiled

Saucepan / water / eggs

The ultimate comfort food.

  1. Start with cold eggs in cold water.
  2. Once boiling, cook for 6 ½ minutes.
  3. Transfer to cold water for 2 minutes.
  4. Peel and enjoy.

Hard Boiled

Saucepan / water / eggs

Your portable protein powerhouse.

  1. Start with cold eggs in cold water.
  2. Once boiling, cook for 8-10 minutes.
  3. Transfer to cold water.

Fancy French Omelet

Skillet / butter / eggs / salt

With Vital Farms butter for custardy perfection!

  1. Whisk eggs until uniform.
  2. Heat skillet on medium-low heat. Prep with butter (no sizzling!).
  3. Pour eggs into pan, stir continuously (patience…).
  4. Let your almost-omelet sit off heat for 1 whole minute.
  5. Tilt your pan to coax your omelet into a roll. Use butter in the skillet to help it along. Rub your plated omelet with a little more butter and finish with a sprinkling of salt.

As always, cooking an egg until the yolk is firm helps prevent illness from bacteria.