Definition of Shirred egg
1. Noun. Egg cooked individually in cream or butter in a small ramekin.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Shirred Egg
shirred egg (current term)
Literary usage of Shirred egg
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book by Victor Hirtzler (1919)
"Put a slice of toast in a buttered shirred egg dish, put the ham on the toast, the breast of squab on the ham, and the mushrooms on top. ..."
2. The Malone Cook Book by Mrs George Hawkins (1917)
"Put mixture in six buttered shirred egg dishes and drop on each one or two eggs, bake till eggs are set. shirred eggs.— Butter an egg ..."
3. Food and cookery for the sick and convalescent by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1912)
"shirred egg. J^ cup soft bread crumbs. 1 egg. ^ tablespoon melted butter. Few grains salt. Mix bread crumbs and butter, stirring lightly with fork. ..."
4. Food and Cookery for the Sick and Convalescent by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1912)
"shirred egg. Jj) cup soft bread crumbs. 1 egg. % tablespoon melted butter. Few grains salt. Mix bread crumbs and butter, stirring lightly with fork. ..."
5. A Diabetic Manual for the Mutual Use of Doctor and Patient by Elliott Proctor Joslin (1919)
"shirred egg (egg, 1; cream, 15 grams); bacon, 20 grams. String beans, 150 grams; spinach, 150 grams. Lunch. Hash (corned beef, 90 grams; cabbage, 180 grams; ..."
6. Elements of the Theory and Practice of Cookery: A Textbook of Domestic by Mary Emma Williams, Katharine Rolston Fisher (1916)
"Brandy, 1t., or Lemon juice, 1J tb. Nutmeg. Beat the egg till thoroughly foamy; stir in the other ingredients. shirred egg Break an egg into a buttered cup ..."
7. Therapeutic Gazette (1897)
"... water ices; 6 PM, dry toast, shirred egg, tea or coffee; 9 PM, chicken broth or beef broth. Fourth and fifth days.—7 AM, coffee or tea, soft boiled, ..."