Any food can be made more convenient these days, even food that isn’t really inconvenient. Take for instance a hard boiled egg.
Have you experienced the inconvenience of hard boiling eggs? The 10-minute wait. The laborious peeling? Well, no more. Now you can buy boiled eggs in a plastic bag.
This product makes me think of Wall-E; a future world where chewing and physical activity have been eliminated. Wall-E people don’t chew, but rather slurp food from Big Gulp cups. When I see pre-cooked, pre-peeled eggs, I wonder if pre-chewed food is coming soon. After all it sure would be convenient. Think of all the time you could save.
Sarcasm aside, I think most people would agree that convenience foods are rarely good for you, your wallet or our environment – but somehow convenience foods persist. Sigh.
Why not slow down; boil some eggs, peel them and chew them yourself.
Keep it simple.
Have you seen silly convenient food? Peanut butter and jelly in a single jar? Tap water in a plastic bottle? Please leave a Comment.
I stumbled upon this blog idea at TheKitchn.com. The verdict on pre-cooked hard boiled eggs… too rubbery.