Poached Eggs and Discovery+

I did something last night that I have never done before! I poached eggs! Crazy, right? A 60-year old foodie who has never attempted to poach an egg! I attempted it last night though, and it was good! I’m still experimenting with the timing to get the yolks just the way I like them, but last night was a great start! Even Joshua liked them, and he’s the picky one.

And then, I did it again this morning because now I’m obsessed with poaching eggs! The whites come out so silky and yummy, it’s kinda magical! So, now you may ask, “what inspired you to try your hand at poaching eggs?” Well, that leads me to the second part of the title of this post – Discovery+. The new internet channel that everyone’s buzzing about.

My morning poach!

Some of the buzz is good, some not so good. Some people are resenting that their favorite shows are leaving cable and now they’ll have to pay extra to watch them. Personally, I haven’t had cable in years. We’ve been streaming for quite awhile now. Discovery+ is $4.99/month right now with a 7-day free trial and from my perspective, that’s a steal. If you like HGTV or Food Network – this is your Nirvana! I signed up for the free trial yesterday and have already gotten poached eggs out of the deal!

Every cooking show you’ve ever known (except Paula Deen) and some you never knew are on Discovery +’s Food Network. I have been curious about Amy Schumer’s show and decided to check that out. First off I have to say that she is not my favorite celebrity. She goes a little too far with transparency and plops herself right into the realm of TMI. Her husband the chef, on the other hand, is adorable. And, he taught me how to poach an egg! So, I’d say I definitely got my $4.99’s worth this month!

Also, just to clarify, there are many more channels on Discovery+ besides HGTV and Food Network. Those are just two of my favorites. They do not, however, have Hallmark. So there’s that. This was also not meant to be a plug for Discovery+, but rather a plug for poached eggs, which I now love! If you’re an old pro at this type of egg preparation, kudos to you! If not, I highly recommend giving it a go. It’s super easy! Boil some water, turn off the fire, add a splash of vinegar or lemon juice, drop your eggs in, cover and let sit anywhere from 4-9 minutes depending on how you like your yolk. Remove from the water with a slotted spoon, season, and enjoy! Fun, fun, fun!