The Perfect Way To Boil An Egg – Yes, Even Farm Fresh Eggs

This is pretty much my method too only I put the eggs in before it boils. I let it boil for at least 15 minutes then immediately submerge in ice water. When peeling, I “smash” or gently break the rounded end of the egg to break the shell then peel. Worked perfectly yesterday morning on eggs that were about a week old.

Old World Garden Farms

Yes, we are really providing a ‘recipe’ on how to boil eggs.  Every week we get at least one question on how to make them so that they can be easily peeled and have a solid, firm yolk.

Most people add the eggs to the water before boiling - we do just the opposite Most people add the eggs to the water before boiling – we do just the opposite

We remove the eggs and place them directly into a colander for the ease of transporting them to the ice water bath. We remove the eggs and place them directly into a colander for the ease of transporting them to the ice water bath.

It doesn't appear like it, but the eggs are actually submerged under the water. It doesn’t appear like it, but the eggs are actually submerged under the water.

After the eggs have completely cooled, peeling them becomes quick and easy. After the eggs have completely cooled, peeling them becomes quick and easy.

A smooth hard boiled egg. A smooth hard boiled egg.

Save your egg shells to use in your compost or use to add next to your tomato plants in the garden. Save your egg shells to use in your compost or use to add next to your tomato plants in the garden.

There are several ‘ways’ to boil eggs – just ask anyone that you know and they will all give you their method…

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