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Re: Egg Roasting

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Egg Roasting
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2005 14:48:56 -0600
  • References: <14935093.1114453382781.JavaMail.root@sniper10.usinternet.com>

Oh!, I think of roasting as being done in the oven.
Do you actually eat an egg that has been in boiling water that long?

Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Chris@widom-assoc.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, April 25, 2005 12:23 PM
Subject: [CHAT] Egg Roasting


> Kitty,
>
> Roasting, as in leaving the eggs in the pan until the water boils out, and
> then hearing that funny crackling sound. Somebody else must be familiar
with
> this scenario!  Actually, you usually put a roasted egg on the Seder
Plate.
>
> See:
>
> "Beitzah
> The Roasted Egg is symbolic of the festival sacrifice made in biblical
> times. On Passover, an additional sacrifice (the Paschal lamb) was offered
> as well. The egg is also a traditional symbol of mourning, and has been
> interpreted by some as a symbolic mourning for the loss of the Temple.
Since
> the destruction of the Temple in the year 70 C.E., neither the festival
> sacrifice nor the special Passover sacrifice could be offered. It is also
a
> symbol of spring - the season in which Passover is always celebrated. In
> many households, it is customary to use a brown egg on the Seder plate.
The
> egg should be baked or roasted if possible." from
> http://www.milechai.com/judaism/passover-seder-2.html.
>
> Chris
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf
> Of Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center
> Sent: Monday, April 25, 2005 1:32 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] now-- plant shopping today
>
> Chris -
> After snow yesterday, we are back to sunny and 60 today.
>
> I've never heard of roasting eggs; didn't know you could do that.  It's
been
> awhile since I hardboiled eggs, but as I recall, you bring them to a boil
> and then remove from heat.  After several minutes you remove them from the
> hot water, run cold water over them, and peel - if desired.  You don't
> actually boil them for any period of time.
>
> Sounds like you had a nice festive Passover.
>
> Kitty
>
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