How to boil eggs perfectly every time

Making hard boiled eggs is a tiny bit scientific only because you have to follow the directions exactly, but I did the research on how to make a hard boiled egg a few years ago and now they come out perfect every time, so I had to share the recipe with you.  Want to know how to make perfect hard boiled eggs? 

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With only 70 calories and 6 grams of protein, a hard boiled egg will keep keep you full and will give you energy throughout the day.  But everybody asks me how to hard boil eggs?Just follow the simple easy steps below…

1. Fill a medium saucepan about three quarters full of cold water along with 2 tablespoons of salt (this is a trick that makes the shells easier to remove later).  Carefully add your cold eggs in (up to 6 at a time) and make sure they are covered with at least one inch of water and cover.

2. Put the saucepan on the stove top on high heat and once the water is at a boil, remove from heat and set your alarm for exactly 14 minutes, keeping the cover on.

3. Once the 14 minutes are up, pour the hot water out carefully and run cold water over the eggs, you can even add ice if you would like to speed up the process. After allowing the eggs to cool, take them out and dry them off.  Depending if you like them warm or cold, you can either eat your hard boiled eggs right away or allow them too cool in the refrigerator for a few hours.  That’s it!

My favorite way to eat a hard boiled egg is to cut it into quarters, add a little salt and pepper for the perfect snack.  Now that you know how to make hard boiled eggs, save/bookmark this page so that you can refer back, plus when your friends ask, “how to make perfect hard boiled eggs?” you will have the answer:) 

If you struggle with peeling hard boiled eggs, here’s a tip.  When your hard boiled eggs are finished and your running them under the cold water, knock them back and forth in the pan while they’re still hot, this will help crack the shell open.  Peeling hard boiled eggs can be frustrating, but I have found that once you get your fingers underneath the skin that’s directly under the shell, they peel right off.  Practice makes perfect.

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