Prep 3 mins
Cook 30 mins
Boiled eggs, but without the water, the pot, or the mess. This recipe is great if you're pre-heating the oven anyway!
- Start with a cold oven. Move one rack to the middle of the oven, and another anywhere below it. Make a small "tray" out of tin foil (no need to be neat!) and put it on the lower rack.
- Place the four (or six, or ten) eggs directly onto the upper rack, positioned so that they are over the tin foil tray. During the cooking process the eggs tend to "sweat" a bit.
- Turn the temperature to 375 degrees and let the eggs cook for 30 minutes. When the time is up, snag the eggs with some tongs and plunge into ice water to keep them from cooking any longer. When they are cool, peel and eat!
What a brilliant plan! My daughter loves egg salad sandwiches so I tried it out last night. I cut a few corners - put the eggs in a small baking dish (I try not to use aluminium foil) and it worked great. I even included a cracked egg, with some trepidation. It didn't look too good on the outside, but it was usable. Such a simple idea - now why didn't I think of this before?