Martha Stewart's Hard Boiled Eggs 101

Total Time
17mins
Prep
1 min
Cook
16 mins

I've been cooking hard boiled eggs like this for years. It really works. A TV chef recently suggested draining the water and shaking the boiled eggs in the pot in order to crack the shells, then submerge them in cold water to cool........makes for easier peeling.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 12 eggs
  • 1 quart water (more if necessary to cover the eggs completely)

Directions

  1. Place eggs in pot and cover with water.
  2. Boil.
  3. Cover.
  4. Turn off heat and allow to sit for 16 minutes.
  5. Drain and fill pot with ice water to stop cooking.