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May 4, 2011 07:08 AM

I just poached a SWAN EGG. It was huge and awesome.

Have any of you on this board cooked one of these? If so how did you cook it? I have one more.

Jeff B Bannister

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  1. It's probably important to mention about now that, depending on species, possession of migratory waterfowl eggs is a state and federal offense in much of the US.

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    1. re: sunshine842

      If it's legal to raise swans there's nothing wrong with eating the eggs should you choose.

      1. re: MandalayVA

        I did do some googling...including in JB's home state....before I posted that.

        *depending on species* would leave some leeway for exceptions, but before we have someone wading through wetlands to score a couple of swan eggs....

        1. re: MandalayVA

          So is it that if you own the swan it is legal to eat the eggs but if the swan is wild it's not?

      2. I have no advice for you on preparing your second egg. Nevertheless, I wanted to note my general approval of one of the most 'houndish posts I've seen in a while. Very cool. Enjoy and let us know what you decided to do with it.

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        1. How about a very large deviled egg?

          1. Could you give us some more detailed description, maybe how it tasted?

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              1. re: escondido123

                I thought it was very rich. I poached it in a tomato sauce then finished it in under the broiler.

              2. About how many graded large hens eggs it is equivalent to? Maybe a frittata?