Hard-Boiled Eggs (How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs)

Hard Boiled Eggs

This post is one which would have benefited me greatly a few years ago. In the past, I struggled with hard-boiled eggs.  Frequently, the yolks were covered in a  greenish-grayish film, which looked so icky.  It ruined the effect of deviled eggs or beautiful salads.  I was so happy to finally learn how to make them correctly. Yay!  Pretty eggs!  Here’s the procedure.

Put as many eggs as you want to boil into a deep sauce pan.

Put desired number of eggs into a deep sauce pan.

Cover them with cool water, making sure that the water is an inch higher than the eggs.

Cover with cool water, making sure that the water level is at least an inch higher than the eggs.

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

Keeping them uncovered, turn heat to medium/high, and bring them to a boil.

Keeping them uncovered, turn heat to medium/high, and bring to a boil.

As soon as the water begins boiling, remove them from the heat, cover, and let sit for 10 minutes.

As soon as the water begins boiling, remove  from  heat, cover, and let sit for 10 minutes.

After 10 minutes, remove them from the hot water, and place them in ice water until they're completely cool.

After 10 minutes, remove eggs from the hot water, and place in ice water until they’re completely cool.

That's it. Remove them from the water, and either peel for refrigerate for later.

That’s it. Remove from the water, and either peel or refrigerate for later.

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs