How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

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"This method makes the most perfect hard-boiled eggs ever. The whites are firm but not rubbery, and the yolks are cooked and still creamy."

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 72 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.4g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 6.3 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 186 mg
  • 62%
  • Sodium:
  • 70 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place eggs into a saucepan and pour in cold water to cover; place over high heat. When the water just starts to simmer, turn off heat, cover pan with a lid, and let stand for 17 minutes. Don't peek.
  2. Pour out the hot water and pour cold water over eggs. Drain and refill with cold water; let stand until eggs are cool, about 20 minutes. Peel eggs under running water.
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This is a tried and true method for perfectly cooked hard-boiled eggs... and the only method I've used for years. (I used to struggle mightily to hard-cook a decent egg.) For those who are com...

For those who've had trouble with the white sticking to the shell, the problem is not with the recipe...it's that the eggs are too fresh! You should buy your eggs about a week ahead of the time...

I didn't know how *wrong* my eggs were until I made them the right way. These were not green, they were not rubbery, and creamy is exactly how I'd describe them. Just a simple change in techni...