According to Serious Eats, eggs should be placed in water that already has boiled and left to simmer for 11 minutes to hard boil or six minutes to soft boil. They are then ready to eat hot or serve cold after chilling in... More »

The total time needed to boil eggs is between 20 and30 minutes. Hard-boiled eggs require 12 minutes of cooking time after the water begins to boil. More »

A soft-boiled egg requires approximately two minutes to obtain the desired consistency. Eggs of different sizes may require slightly more or less time to be soft-boiled. More »

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To make a hard-boiled egg, the American Egg Board suggests placing one or more eggs into a pot of cold water, then bringing the water to a boil. As soon as the water boils, the heat can be turned off and the eggs allowed... More »

To boil eggs without cracking them, cover the eggs in a pot with cold water and heat on high to a roiling boil. Boil for one minute, remove from heat and allow them to sit in the water for 12-15 minutes, according to Rus... 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 »

To make a perfect omelet, heat a non-stick pan for two to three minutes, add a teaspoon of unsalted butter, pour three beaten eggs into the center of the pan, stir vigorously, and allow to cook. Let the omelet sit for 10... More »

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