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How to Boil Eggs

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Hard-boiled eggs make inexpensive egg-salad sandwiches and smart, simple high-protein snacks; they add protein to green salads and make delicious appetizers like deviled eggs. Did you ever wonder how long to boil an egg so it's cooked just right? In this video, you’ll see how to hard boil eggs perfectly. All it takes are three easy steps. Simply bring eggs to a boil and then cover for about 15 minutes. You’ll learn a great trick that makes peeling eggs surprisingly easy—the peel just slips right off! We’ll also show you three choice ways to chop your eggs, depending on whether you want a fine texture, perfectly uniform slices, or a rough cut. See how to make delicious deviled eggs.

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kasha111_

kasha111_

Eggs, even a week old, from free ranging hens, are very hard to shell. We don't care about the appearance. There is nothing like a fresh egg from a healthy, happy hen.

menana

menana

I use eggs right from the hen house I just use a LOT of salt in the water bring eggs come to a boil in cold water boil for 10min let them cool for 15min. then peel under cold water WOKES every for the 50 years good luck

Lori

Lori

I have never had trouble peeling eggs. I also don't wait an hour to peel them. I simply place them in cold water, tap to crack them all over, roll them gently between my hands under cold running water, and peel. The shell peels off easily.

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