How To Boil Eggs Perfectly For Easter Day 2024

The best way to ensure that your eggs are cooked to perfection every time is to learn how to boil them, both soft-boiled and hard-boiled.   


1 to 6 large  eggs 

Bring a pot of water about this size to a boil. Make sure there is about an inch of water in the pot to cover the eggs.

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Remove the eggs from the fridge and place them on the counter while you wait for the water to boil.

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Once the water starts to boil, turn down the heat so there are no more bubbles, and add the eggs slowly and carefully with a skimmer. 

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Then bring it back to a boil.If you want soft-boiled eggs, cook them for 6 to 7 minutes. If you want hard-boiled eggs, cook them for 12 to 14 minutes.

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Check out the notes above about cooking times. Set up a bath of ice water while the eggs are cooking.

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Once the eggs are done cooking the way you like them, use the skimmer to take them out and put them right into the ice water bath to stop the cooking.

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If you want to peel the eggs easily, start at the bottom and work your way up.

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