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10" Executive Pan and Eggs

Discussion in 'Products and Tips' started by ChefJWarren, Feb 16, 2008.

  1. ChefJWarren

    ChefJWarren Advanced Member Gold Member

    My husband and I love our executive cookware, but everytime he cooks eggs (sunny side up), they stick. He gets sooo frustrated! He keeps trying to go back to our old pans (they are gross and peeling, but NEVER stick). I had to finally throw them away so he'll stop using them. I have personally never had anything stick to them, but he swears they are bad for eggs. What's up?? Are we doing something wrong?
    Feb 16, 2008
  2. KellyTheChef

    KellyTheChef Legend Member Gold Member

    Even though I have heard many say that you don't have to use butter or oil in our nonstick pans, for eggs....I ALWAYS add a pat of butter or margarine, heat up the pan till the butter melts and bubbles, and then add in my eggs. First, I like the flavor it adds, plus for something as delicate as sunny side up eggs, you need it.

    How high of a heat is he using? For sunny side up, medium is as high as you would want to go I think.
    Feb 16, 2008
  3. RebelChef

    RebelChef Member

    I haven't had any problems either. I even tried it without any oil and it was fine. I usually just brush the pan with oil first.
    Feb 16, 2008
  4. I little spritz with the mister would be good
  5. heather223

    heather223 Veteran Member Gold Member

    I use cooking spray and never had trouble getting eggs out. :chef:
    Feb 16, 2008
  6. Jennie4PC

    Jennie4PC Legacy Member

    I never use oil on my eggs but I have found if I dont let the pan get warm enough then the eggs will stick.
    Feb 16, 2008
  7. pamperedposey

    pamperedposey Advanced Member Silver Member

    I use the spritzer, but I agree that the temp that you set it on makes a difference. Make sure he's not putting it too high.
    Feb 16, 2008
  8. PamperedDor

    PamperedDor Senior Member Gold Member

    Yup gotta agree - pan should be heated on Med heat for about 5 minutes before putting eggs in - no oil or butter ever needed - slide right out -
    Feb 16, 2008
  9. DebbieJ

    DebbieJ Legend Member

    I never use butter or oil in my exec pans when making eggs. Sounds like either he doesn't let the pan heat up first or he heats it too high. Mine stick when I heat too high.
    Feb 16, 2008
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