Jessie is the woman behind The Hungry Mouse, a Web site that offers users step-by-step visual cooking instructions. Jessie's recipes and food photography have been featured in a handful of places, including online in Saveur, Serious Eats, The Kitchn, Chef', and The Chicago Sun Times. When she's not busy shopping for cheese or baking pies, Jessie works as an advertising copywriter and creative type.

They are everywhere and in almost everything, so when it comes to cooking with eggs, at-home chefs had better know the hard-boiled facts. Jessica Konopa offers four little-known tidbits about the ubiquitous egg.