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I Have 4 Egg Yolks

What should I do with them??

DT

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  1. Some mayonnaise, to start.

    1. add them to 4 eggs, add veggies and cheese and make a fritatta.

          1. re: Jitterbug

            I second the call for ice cream! Perfect for this time of year.

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          2. I'll third an aise (mayon, or holland)

              1. Key Lime Pie. If you can get your hands on bottled "key"* lime juice -- that and a can of sweetened condensed milk and prepared pie crust (or make one).

                * I've seen debates here on the inferior quality of what is labeled Key Lime juice. But I've been using it for years and no one ever refused to eat the pie.

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                1. re: MartinDC

                  Now this is an interesting idea.

                  DT

                  1. re: Davwud

                    You'll still have on yolk left, though. 3 yolks to one can of Eagle Brand and a half cup of key lime juice. Stir slowly with a whisk (don't aerate).

                    It's my go-to quick dessert, which takes only 10 minutes to whip up, with 15 minutes in a 350 oven if you're concerned about raw yolk. Then chill in the fridge for a couple hours.

                    1. re: MartinDC

                      That is one of our family's best all-time recipes, except I add some grated lime zest. And its got to be a graham cracker crumb crust!

                      I adapted this last year and made Key Lime Ice Cream...also a big hit. Thanks for reminding me!

                      1. re: MartinDC

                        Have you ever tried this with lemon juice?

                  2. i haven't made it myself, but i plan on it. a friend from singapore LOVES kaya (basically like lemon curd but with coconut).

                    http://www.pickles-and-spices.com/hom...

                    1. These crackly sugar cookies are the best sugar cookies I've ever made. I'll bet they'd be even better w/ nutmeg.

                      http://www.chow.com/recipes/11289

                      It would leave you with one yolk, though.

                      1. I'd go custard all the way.

                        1. My favorite cheesecake recipe uses 4 yolks and 2 whole eggs. It calls for 2 TBL of lemon juice but that can be swapped for key lime juice if you like key lime pie.

                          1. Flour and a rolling pin, hello pasta :)