10/28/2013 09:09 am ET

Recipes That Demand A Poached Egg To Be Brilliant (PHOTOS)

How Sweet It Is

In case you missed it, our Senior Editor Kristen Aiken took some time out of her busy schedule to drop some straight up culinary school knowledge bombs on everyone about perfect poached eggs. It was awesome, and it made us think about how a well-poached egg can make a great recipe a brilliant recipe in no time flat.

Of course, the most classic poached egg dish is the old brunch standard, Eggs Benedict. But once you've eaten a few of those, you'll want to branch out. So far, we haven't really found a single savory dish that doesn't get more awesome when you put a poached egg on it. From salad to pasta to polenta to soup. We're going poached egg crazy over here. If we've missed your favorite thing to put an egg on, let us know in the comments!

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