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** How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs **

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Posted by Elise Bauer on July 19, 2007

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I love hard boiled eggs. For years I ate one every morning until my doctor
told me that you shouldn’t eat the same food every single day. So now I
eat them only a couple of times a week. Sometimes with a little salt,
usually without. Used to be that people were scared of eating eggs because
of the cholesterol in the egg yolks. Now research has found that eggs also
raise the good cholesterol that bodies need. When it comes to boiling eggs,
the biggest problem is that people can easily over-cook them, leading to a
dark green color around the yolk, and a somewhat sulphuric taste. Here’s
a my method for how to cook hard boiled eggs so that they don’t get

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*How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs *

· Cook time: 12 minutes

If you want hard boiled eggs that are easy to peel, make sure they are
several days old. If this is Easter time, and everyone is buying their eggs
at the last minute, buy your eggs 5 days in advance of boiling. (See the
reference to using old eggs in Harold McGee's On Food and Cooking). Hard
boiling farm fresh eggs will invariably lead to eggs that are difficult to
peel. If you have boiled a batch that


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** How to Boil Eggs **

Edited by Ian McAllister, Alexander M, Vivek Kumar Rohra, Sondra C and 44

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Boil Eggs

Eggs are good for you – they contain vitamins A, D, and E, all the fats
(especially lecithin), iron, sulfur, and proteins.^[1] Boiling eggs is a
great way to create an instant meal without too much ado – all you need
to do is choose whether you like them soft or hard.

Boiling eggs can be tricky because you don't find out whether you've done
it correctly until you cut open the end product. The underlying process is
a little more complicated than many people suspect, with a wide variety of
factors influencing how the finished egg turns out, but the good news is
that there are methods for practically ensuring the right outcome each
time, and just by following the steps here, you'll get the results you're
looking for.

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· 1 Steps

· 1.1 Soft-boiled egg - cold water to boiling
· 1.2 Soft-boiled egg - plunging
· 1.3 Hard boiled eggs - cold water to boiling
· 1.4 Hard boiled eggs - adding to boiling and simmering^[24]
· 1.5 Peeling or slicing hard boiled eggs

· 2 Video
· 3 Tips
· 4 Warnings
· 5 Related wikiHows
· 6 Sources and Citations

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1. 1
*Choose your preferred style of boiled eggs*. Are you


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