Forget bananas: It’s eggs that are quite possibly the world’s perfect food. They’re cheap, compact, and nutritionally efficient. So go ahead and get cracking.
Why would you eat a turkey egg? Probably because you’re traveling the Oregon Trail via covered wagon. But also because of its rich, larger-than-average yolk. messurifamilyfarm.com (available on special request only)
You would need a dozen of these little guys to make an omelette. Which is why you should reserve them as garnish for salads, grains, and of course, steak tartare. messurifamilyfarm.com; sheltoweemushrooms.com
Bold colors equal happy chickens: Dark yellow yolks mean the bird gets plenty of sunshine; blue, green, and brown shells usually indicate small-scale operations with free-ranging ideals (and a variety of breeds). gormanfarm.org; turnerfarm.org; green-acres.org
Don’t love chicken eggs? Try duck eggs. Their velvety texture and non-eggy smell might just convert you. messurifamilyfarm.com
This large, heavy egg is equal to at least two chicken eggs and has a smooth, creamy flavor. messurifamilyfarm.com (available on special request only)
Photograph by Anna Jones/OMS
Styled by Jeff Martin