The Last Boiled Egg Recipe You’ll Ever Need

  1. MSP says:

    any time that I have put cold eggs in boiling water, they immediately crack 🙁

    • suburbanturmoil says:

      The key for me has been to put them in very, very gently. Using a long handled spoon and going slow works well for me. 🙂

    • suburbanturmoil says:

      Also, my Facebook readers are saying now that newer eggs crack more easily when boiling and older eggs (a week or more old) are better for boiling. So there’s that. 😀

  2. cheesehead4ever says:

    I’ll have to try. The method I use is bringing the water to a boil with the eggs in it, turn off the heat and let sit for 30 minutes. This would shave off some time.

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  5. Cheryl Patterson says:

    I just had this discussion with my mom this weekend. I can cook and bake almost anything but boiling an egg requires me to google how every time! Thanks!

  6. Marie says:

    Oh, I was so excited to try this. I followed the directions exactly, but after my eggs were well cooled, I cracked one open. Splat! All over the counter went uncooked egg. Maybe it was the thickness of the shells on the organic eggs that threw things off. Oh well, at least I only made 4 of them and not a whole dozen!

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