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 »

To make hard-boiled eggs, put eggs in a single layer in a large, cold pan and cover with cold water that reaches 1 inch above the eggs. Bring the water to a boil. Remove the pan from heat, cover and let the eggs sit for ... More » Food Cooking Dairy & Eggs

A soft-boiled egg is cooked only for a short time in boiling water, just enough to set the egg's consistency. The process is different than cooking hard-boiled eggs, which sit in boiling water for a number of minutes. More » Food Cooking Dairy & Eggs

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 » Food Cooking Dairy & Eggs

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 »

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 »

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 » Food Cooking Dairy & Eggs