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Sunday, January 12, 2014

The Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs


Sometimes taking a step back and perfecting the basics makes all the difference. This recipe will help you achieve the perfect yellow yoke for a hard boiled egg. It will help you avoid that grey/greenish ring that can appear around the outside.

Hard boiled eggs are yummy to eat on their own, perfect on a salad, or can be used for egg salad or deviled eggs!

I like to sprinkle some paprika on hard boiled eggs for some color.
Recipe:
  • Place eggs in a sauce pan in a single layer.
  • Add cold water to cover eggs by about an inch.
  • Heat on high heat to boil.
  • Remove from burner
  • Cover pan.
  • Let eggs sit in water for 12 minutes (for large eggs)
  • Drain, and serve warm, or place in iced water (or in the fridge) to cool. 

9 comments :

  1. Hi Lauren!
    Stopping by from the SITS tribe! Can’t wait to get to know you and your blog a little better throughout the week.

    I make hard boiled eggs at least once a month and love to make them into deviled eggs. They are my hubby's number one go to food for a pot luck at work.

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    1. yummm deviled eggs! thanks for stopping by!

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  2. Lauren,
    Hi there! That is "eggsactly" how I recommend cooking hard boiled eggs as well. Even my kids know that if they see a green ring around a cooked yolk that it is over cooked! I'm part of the SITS girls group as well and look forward to getting to know you and your food!

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  3. You are so correct about stepping back sometimes. I love to watch cooking contests and it find it interesting that they often choose making the perfect egg as one of the things they have to do.

    I am here from the SITS girls tribe and I am excited to get to know you and your blog better!

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    1. i love watching cooking contests as well!! thanks for coming by!

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  4. Hi Lauren!
    I love the pictures of these eggs. I have to try this, as I usualy just boil the eggs for aprox 10 minutes.
    I`m in from the SITS tribe by the way :)

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  5. Found you on SITS and funny I have such trouble with hard boiled eggs! I actually found some in the supermarket already done and peeled. That is really the best for me! Hope you have a GREAT week!!

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