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This 16-month-old girl is a literal eggspert at cracking eggs

This is egg-straordinary.


Michelle Jaworski

Internet Culture

Published Mar 5, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 9:20 am CDT

For all their culinary versatility, eggs are often more trouble than they’re worth. They’re great for any meal, essential in many baking recipes, taste great in a salad, and—as I learned during a Flickr image search—make a great addition to sushi. But getting the first crack at breaking an egg can prove to be difficult.

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Eggs drip and make a mess. It can be difficult to split when you need only the egg whites or the yolk. And trying to get everything done without having to dig out the eggshells? Good luck.

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Of course, if you’re like this 16-month-old girl, you’ve got everything under control. Her parents are by her side, but she can do it just fine—and better than most of us—without them. She’s a chef in the making.

Teach us your ways, young one.

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*First Published: Mar 5, 2015, 1:53 pm CST