What to do with an extra large amount of pre scrambled eggs (dinner service)

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  1. alexisanaiss

    alexisanaiss

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    An overly excited new weekend brunch cook pre scrambled a ridiculous amount of eggs. We need to use them asap and it has to be a dinner thing; egg foo young, or could be breads or noodles. We need ideas!! Open to dessert ideas as well.

    Thank you in advance to everyone!
     
  2. kaiquekuisine

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    Make pasta with them....

    Its the easiest and fresh pasta can be frozen if necessary. 

    Or just make a dessert.....

    A dessert involving a cake or some sort of pastry will most likely involve eggs.
     
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  3. chefwriter

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    How much is a ridiculous amount? 

    Anyway, you could make lots of custard/creme brûlée for dessert. 

    Bake them en cocotte with some other stuff for a light dinner entree special.

    Make quiche for dinner.

    Ice cream.

    Creme anglaise.

    Bread pudding.

    Vegetable custards to serve with an entree or just as an extra course.
     
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  4. cerise

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    Add them to fried rice.
     
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  5. alexisanaiss

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    We have 6qts. Owners not down for foods like fried rice or egg foo young. I'm hesitant to do a dessert as unfortunately the front of house doesn't do the best job selling any specials (mostly the non English speaking busboy brings the dessert menus and they don't end up hearing about desserts). No quiches. Vegetable custards sounds interested and yes pasta is what we'll do if we can't think of something more creative! Thank you :)
     
  6. berndy

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    Frees all of them and use them next brunch
     
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  7. kaiquekuisine

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    Oh you can make flan with the eggs....

    With that many like eggs you can make like over 10 flans i assume!!

    I Love flans <3/img/vbsmilies/smilies/tongue.gif/img/vbsmilies/smilies/talker.gif
     
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  8. cerise

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    I'm wondering if you could add flour etc., and turn it into a crepe batter. You could add any fillings from sweet to savoury (chicken divan to strawberries, etc.); or, freeze them for later use.
     
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  9. french fries

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    I'm wondering what "pre-scrambled" eggs are like?
     
  10. koukouvagia

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    I think it means eggs that have been cracked and beaten. Still raw.
     
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  11. koukouvagia

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    Why no quiches? It's an obvious answer and people love quiche.

    You can put omelettes, frittatas and stratas on special.

    Something I love to do with eggs is make savory bread pudding, or sweet too.
     
  12. cheflayne

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    Yorkshire pudding

    avgolemono soup

    roasted garlic flan
     
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  13. pete

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    Why are you opposed to freezing them?  There are a lot of great suggestions here but the problem with many of the suggestions is that they use a relatively small amount of egg in comparison to the final product.  You'd end up with a ton of pasta if you wanted to use all 6 qts.  I like KK's idea of bread pudding, both sweet and savory.  It's a great way to use up a bunch of those eggs and you can vary the flavors to compliment different dishes.
     
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    Yup - I'd run a special and freeze the rest.  That way if it sells and you want to run it again you'll know how much to thaw out.
     
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  15. alexisanaiss

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    We're dinner service only m-f and the chef said no. We went with bread pudding that likely won't sell and threw the rest away. I don't know why they're so opposed to freezing the eggs. Not my place and not my money wasted! (Or well kind of is because if the owners were smarter we'd waste less and could pay us a lil more). Whatever. Thank you everyone!!
     
  16. flipflopgirl

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    Hey alexis...at least you tried.

    I think it is a conspiracy and/or Chef felt threatened by a woman cook who could actually think.

    6 quarts of egg is ALOT to just toss out.

    IMO there is a special corner of Hell reserved for /img/vbsmilies/smilies/laser.gif  chronic food wasters.

    Welcome to Chef Talk sistah.

    mimi
     
  17. flipflopgirl

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    I love breakfast for dinner and if Chef Waster was squeamish to use for the dining room why not scramble up with fried potatos and make tacos for the staff?

    Gahhhhh!

    This will stay with me all day.

    Tell him he ruined my weekend.

    No, don't.

    He/She would prolly get an unnatural thrill from this fact.

    /img/vbsmilies/smilies/mad.gif

    mimi
     
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  18. koukouvagia

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    Haha I have eggs for dinner often. It seems dumb to me that they would rather throw away the eggs rather than try doing something special with them. So what if it doesn't sell? It's better than throwing them away. It make something for the staff! Or take them to a soup kitchen. Ugh!!
     
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    Unfortunately, legality issues in these litigious times.
     
  20. flipflopgirl

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    The football coach at one of the local schools heard some of his guys were coming to school without breakfast.

    He started keeping a few loaves of bread and jars of PB&J in the locker room (for everyone...no need to bring attention to a few player's home situations) and was paying out of his own pocket so he thought NBD.

    As soon as the school board got wind of this they shut him down.

    Numerous reasons were cited and as Coach wanted to keep his job he stopped (or went underground lol).

    Mimi being mimi she wrote a few letters to all concerned but got nowhere .

    Still pisses me off.

    mimi