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Scardino Softies

My mom made me softies every time I was home sick from school growing up. It’s a recipe handed down from her father, known to me as “Pop Sake.”

Serves 1person
large eggs
pat or 2 of unsalted butter
pinch of salt
pinch of ground black pepper
slices wheat or rye bread
Fill a medium saucepan halfway with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to a simmer and gently lower the eggs into the water with tongs or a slotted spoon. Cover and let simmer for 4–6 minutes, depending on how runny you like your eggs. Remove from the heat and run the eggs under cold water for about 30 seconds.
This is the fun part: take a serrated knife and cut each egg in half. Use a spoon to scoop out the runny insides into a bowl, and smash them into small pieces. Add the butter, season with the salt and pepper, and serve over toast. Some like the toast cut up into pieces and mixed in, but I’m a purist. Eat and moan in agony until the pain stops.

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