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Perfect hard boiled eggs are made by bringing water to boil in a large pot, lowering the eggs into the water and boiling them for around 30 seconds. Then, the heat should be reduced until the water is barely simmering, a... More »

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Martha Stewart suggests boiling eggs and letting them sit for 12 minutes to get the perfect hard-boiled egg, although the idea of perfection varies depending on individual taste. Dropping the egg into already-boiling wat... More »

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To get a perfect boiled egg with a creamy yet firm yolk, cook for 10 minutes in boiling hot water. The perfect soft-boiled or hard-boiled egg will take between three and 15 minutes to cook. More »

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Martha Stewart and Simply Recipes recommend 12 minutes for perfect hard boiled eggs. Arrange 12 large eggs in a single layer and add cool water measuring about an inch above the eggs. Heat just to boiling, cover and set ... More »

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One simple way to peel a hard-boiled egg is to place it in a small glass with a few inches of water, then cover the glass with your hand and shake it quickly. The shell naturally peels away from the egg. More »

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To hard boil an egg, place the eggs in a saucepan and cover with 1 to 2 inches of cold water. Bring to a boil, turn off heat, cover and let them sit for 12 minutes. Drain and cool the eggs with cold running water. More »

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Poaching an egg can take a few easy steps, such as heating water in a pan, placing cracked eggs in and then removing the eggs from the water when they are done. However, if the proper technique is not used, then eggs can... More »

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