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hard boiled eggs


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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 16 minutes

Total: 21 minutes

Servings: 12

Cost: $0.36 /serving


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Step 1

Gently place eggs in a large pot. Fill pot with cold water until eggs are covered by 1 inch.

Step 2

Place pot over medium-high heat and bring to a rolling boil.

Step 3

Switch off heat (if using a stove that doesn't retain heat well (eg induction), simmer on lowest heat setting for 1 minute before switching off) cover pot with a lid and let eggs sit on switched off burner for 6-16 minutes.6 minutes yield egg with fully cooked white and partly cooked yolk, with runny center.8 minutes yield egg with fully cooked white and yammy yolk center.12 minutes yield egg with fully cooked white, fully set yolk but "fudgy" center.16 minutes yield egg with fully cooked white and fully cooked yolk.

Step 4

While eggs are sitting, place ice in a large bowl and cover with 4-6 cups cold water.

Step 5

Once time for eggs is up, remove from hot water and immediately transfer to ice bath. Allow too sit in there for 5-10 minutes before removing to either store in shells, or to peel.

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