How to Hard-Boil and Soft-Cook Eggs
Following a few simple steps ensures that you'll make perfect eggs every time.
How-To: Hard-Boil and Soft-Cook Eggs
Step 1: Place the Eggs in a Pan of Water and Bring to a Boil
Step 2: Cool the Eggs
Step 3: Crack the Egg
Step 4: Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs
You can store hard-boiled eggs peeled or unpeeled for about a week in the refrigerator. They are great deviled or in egg salad or even added to mac and cheese and casseroles. Tip: Hard-boiled eggs are perishable; don't let them sit at room temperature for more than two hours.
Step 5: Soft-Boiled Eggs
Step 6: Serve and Enjoy!
Serve immediately in an egg cup or scoop it out of the shell. Tap the shell with a spoon or a butter knife while you turn it. Then slice, remove and dig in. These are great with toast or salad perfect eggs every time.