As Promised! We Deliver! A cogent discussion (with audio-visual aids, even) of heating up water and how to make some eggs with it. But also – a visual example of what simmering actually looks like. A pot of simmering liquid looks basically the same, whether it is water, soup, or sauce. First, know your simmering water:
Next, how to get that egg to the soft boiled stage:
And then, how to serve it up.
So, the point here is two-fold:
First, what simmering actually looks like so that image can be stashed in your brain for the future.
Second, how to cook a soft-boiled egg and how to serve it.
There you go.