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I Have 4 Egg Yolks

What should I do with them??


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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.


          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.


                  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).


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


                      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 :)