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How to make perfect hard boiled eggs

    STEP 1: REMOVE EGGS FROM THE FRIDGE

    First, remove your eggs from the fridge about 10 minutes prior to boiling them, if possible, to allow them to warm up a bit. This will limit the shells from cracking when you place the cold eggs in the boiling hot water.

    STEP 2: BOIL WATER

    Then, add cold water to a saucepan. Fill it 3/4 of the way

    You want to choose a saucepan that is large enough to allow the eggs to lay in a single layer once added to the pot. Then, place the pot over high heat and bring the water to a boil.

    STEP 3: BOIL EGGS AND SOAK IN ICE BATH

    Once the water comes to a rolling boil, slowly lower the eggs down into the pot to cook. Leave the heat on high and do not cover the pot. If your eggs bounce around a lot, you can reduce the heat to medium-high.

    Once the eggs are in the pot, immediately set a timer based on how you want your eggs cooked – refer to the image above for boiling times.

    I like to boil mine for 7 minutes and 30 seconds most days – refer to the image for the different times and results.

    Then, while the eggs boil prepare a large ice bath. Once the timer goes off, immediately transfer the eggs to the ice bath and allow them to cool in the ice bath for 10 minutes.

    Finally, remove the eggs from the ice bath, peel and enjoy!