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Monday, August 4, 2008

Perfect Hard Cooked Eggs

Sometimes you find a really great way to cook something. I do, all the time - usually from Cooks Illustrated or my The Best Recipe Book. I am NOT good at hard boiling eggs, but this method is fool-proof.

Perfect Hard Cooked Eggs, from The Best Recipe
Place eggs in a deep pot and add water - enough that the eggs are covered by one inch.
Bring to a boil.
Cover, turn off heat and let sit for 10 minutes.

Prepare ice bath - fill a large bowl with ice cubes and water.
Remove eggs from hot water and immerse in the ice bath for 5 minutes.

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