We eat stiff, rubbery yellow blobs, or cover up the awful texture with huge amounts of cheese. The reality is that we don’t need to cook eggs into oblivion in order to remain safe while eating them, and eggs don’t need cheese in order to be delicious.
Whether you’re like me, living on the wild side and consuming under-cooked eggs, or not, I’m here with good news. Federal health code regulations for food service establishments require that egg products be cooked to 145° F before serving. You will be surprised at how soft eggs cooked to 145° F are.