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you've got to crack a few eggs to make an omelette

Sometimes, you have to do unpleasant things in order to complete a task or meet a goal. Your students clearly don't respect you. I know you don't want to yell at them, but you've got to crack a few eggs to make an omelette. If I don't cut people's salaries, the company is going to go bankrupt. It's unfortunate, but you've got to crack a few eggs to make an omelette.
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you can't make an omelet without breaking (a few) eggs

Sometimes, you have to do unpleasant things in order to complete a task or meet a goal. Your students clearly don't respect you. I know you don't want to yell at them, but you can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs. If I don't cut people's salaries, the company is going to go bankrupt. It's unfortunate, but you can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.

You cannot make an omelet without breaking eggs.

Prov. In order to get something good or useful, you must give up something else. Jill: Why do they have to tear down that beautiful old building to build an office park? Jane: You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs. Alan: We may make more money by raising our prices, but we'll also upset a lot of customers. Fred: You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
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To serve, cut the omelet into wedges and top each portion with a quarter of the salmon and lemon cream, as well as a sprinkling of dill.
The Squish Silicone Microwave Omelet Maker makes scrumptious omelets in minutes.
Heat an 8-inch omelet pan or nonstick skillet over medium heat.
There is no mistaking what you are about to get when you order The Enormous Omelet Sandwich.
In 7- to 1-inch omelet pan or skillet over medium-high heat, heat I teaspoon of the butter until just hot enough to sizzle a drop of water.
Though one man's omelet is another's broken eggs and Hitler's new Rome was not "progressive" by too many standards, Gipe's work heroicizes the rhetoric of progress, a rhetoric that, in spite of its politics, has often made the idea of progress so appealing.
Omelet was the perfect creative partner for such a task.
But at the tippy top of my list of favorites is the edible magic trick known as the souffled omelet.
In a burst of inspiration, I hit upon the idea of making an omelet out of plain simple ampalaya (bitter gourd).
The assortment features Mono Maki (rice rolls with seaweed, fish roe and marrow, or with fish roe and crab sticks); Nigiri (rice balls filled with shrimp); Futo Maki (large rice rolls with seaweed, fish roe, shrimp, mushrooms, marrow and sweet egg omelets); and California Roll (rice rolls loaded with fish roe, shrimp, marinated radish, sweet egg omelet and seaweed).
For omelet lovers, the kitchen whips up a good one stuffed with ground pork, onions and tomato ($5.
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Remove the omelet from the oven and make an indent down the center with a spatula.
Here, we go with the American cooking method but give you the choice of folding the omelet into thirds or in half, depending on what your fillings allow.
Tantra's extensive bill of fare has everything from an Indian-spiced carrot soup ($5) to a three-egg omelet with onions, tomatoes and green chiles ($8).