Have you always wanted to know how to make poached eggs but you’re one of those cooks who considers it a success when her hard-boiled eggs are edible? This super healthy, super versatile version of eggs has a reputation for being best left to the masters. And if you choose to go with the traditional method, it does take some practice. However, there are lots of little tricks and tools to make it possible for just about anyone to produce the perfect globe of delicate whites with a deliciously runny yolk in the center. As the incomparable Julia Child said, it’s the “purest and loveliest of ways to cook eggs”.