Hard boiled eggs can be tricky to cook and peel if you don’t know the tricks tricks to making it simple. You can’t see when the egg is done. So if you don’t use a timer, it can be difficult to get the egg cooked to the perfect hard boil. Here is the secret:
- fill your pot with cool water. Place the eggs in the pot while the water is still cool. Make sure all the eggs are completely covered with the water.
- Put on the stove top and bring the water to a rolling boil.
- As soon as it starts a rolling boil, remove the pot from the heat , cover it and let it sit for 15 minutes.
- Immediately remove from the hot water and place in a bowl of ice water for 5 to 10 minutes.
Then use this super cool trick to peel your eggs perfectly without a hassle:
Cool right? No more chipping off the shell piece by piece or taking half the egg off with it!
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