I was probably no more than eight years old. Perched on a stool in her kitchen with a black and white checkered floor. At her side, next to the stove, she told me to add a bit of water when making scrambled eggs. "They'll be fluffier" she pointed out. Years later, recounting this conversation to my grandmother (her daughter-in-law) she doubted them "depression era eggs" because my great-grandmother was know to stretch a penny in the kitchen.
So, my advice to frugal readers. When making scrambled eggs crack them into the bowl. Add water, vary the amount depending on the number of eggs. I use about 1/4 cup for 6 eggs. Mix and then pour into a hot pan. You will have fluffy eggs, and you'll have stretched the dollar in your kitchen.
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