Hard-Boiled Eggs

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by susie cooks

This technique works great. From Mark Bittman's How To Cook Everything.

Top Review by mammafishy

I will be 57 soon and this is the very first time I made hard-boiled eggs without tearing most of them up! I also cooked them for 12 minutes and peeling them under cold water made them come off almost in one long piece. Now if someone could just teach me how to make a good devil egg! Thanks for sharing!!


  1. Use a pin or needle to poke a hole in the broad end of each egg. Place each egg on a spoon or ladle and lower into a small saucepan of gently boiling water (enough water to cover eggs).
  2. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes. I think 12 minutes is perfect.
  3. To remove shell, plunge into cold running water for 1 minute.
  4. Remove the peel gently.

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