You’re doing it wrong – Omelettes

I’m starting a new series on the blog that I’m calling “You’re doing it wrong”. My goal is to correct the record for dishes that are generally executed poorly, made lazily, or are just plain wrong.

This is actually the second post in the series. My post months back lamenting that most restaurants don’t execute risotto properly, titled “Risotto is not Rice with Stuff in it” was the first and the genesis of this idea.

Today, I’m complaining about omelettes. And in honor of the risotto post, this piece could also be titled “Omelettes are not Eggs with Stuff in Them.”

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Risotto is not Rice with Stuff in it

We recently vacationed on the Jersey shore. While there, I ordered a scallop dish at a wonderful little seafood restaurant that was served with risotto. This is a common combination. Perfectly caramelized, tender scallops, pair wonderfully with an al dente, and creamy risotto.

Then, when I got home, I saw the below photo of the scallops and risotto at Maestro’s in Saratoga, from the Times Union review of the restaurant.

Maestro’s – Saratoga, NY

Unfortunately, we only get a peek at the risotto, but that’s all we need. See it there, on the left?

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