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How to Boil Perfect Eggs
By: Nina Hoffman, RecipeLion.com
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You might not think that something as mundane as how to boil perfect eggs would be a topic up for debate, but evidently, it is. There seem to be 2 primary schools of thought on how to boil perfect eggs: Put them in the pot first then boil, or boil first then put the eggs in. Here is method one:
The second popular method for how to boil perfect eggs is not dissimilar from the first, except that you wait for the water to come to a rolling boil before putting the eggs in.
One thing to know about how to boil perfect eggs is to not use fresh/recent eggs, but rather use eggs that are a week or two old before boiling. This makes them easier to peel. Another secret of how to boil perfect eggs is to make sure they actually do boil. If you simply cook them over low heat for a long period of time, rather than getting them up to a good rolling boil, they will also be much harder to peel.
Now that you know how to boil perfect eggs, what to do with them? Decorate them for Easter, peel and eat them, or make one of these 10 easy egg salad recipes!
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