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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Hard Boiled Eggs

  • Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Water

1.  Gently place eggs in a single layer in a medium or large pot (depending on how many you're boiling).  Cover with at least an inch or two of cold water.  Add salt.

2.  Bring to boil.  The second the water boils, turn off heat and cover pot with lid.  Allow eggs to sit for 10-12 minutes, not a minute longer!

3.  Using a slotted spoon, gently transfer eggs to strainer.  Run under WARM water for 2 minutes, then under COLD water for another 2 minutes. 

4.  Eggs should be cold enough to handle by now.  Peel shells and serve.

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