8 Reasons to Love Eggs

These versatile ingredients serve all sorts of purposes in all kinds of recipes.

Eggs can glaze.
Karry Hosford

5. Eggs can glaze.

Fact: Beaten egg white, whole egg, or yolk is brushed onto dough before cooking for shiny baked goods, such as breads, rolls, and Danish pastries.

Try it: A quick coating of egg wash just before baking gives these yeasty Cloverleaf Honey-Wheat Rolls appealingly glossy, browned tops.

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25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

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