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“Cracking” Quail Eggs

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You can’t crack open a quail egg the way you do a chicken egg. For one thing, you’d need very tiny fingers, but more important, a quail egg is leathery and doesn’t crack easily-you would likely break the yolk trying. Instead, you need to cut it open: Push the tip of a sharp paring knife into the shell about one-third of the way down from the top, saw gently, and then pull off the top of the shell.

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