How to Cook a Hard Boiled Egg

Cooking a Hard Boiled Egg
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01.How to Cook a Hard Boiled Egg

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2 eggs (refrigerated)
Salt and pepper



  • Gently place eggs into a small saucepan of cold water.
  • Heat on a high heat until water starts to boil, reduce heat to medium low.
  • Allow eggs to simmer for 6 minutes.
  • Remove from water and place in cold water for a couple of minutes.


If eggs are at room temperature reduce cooking time to 5 minutes and place in luke warm water not cold.
Always boil a few extra to use later for sandwiches or in a salad.
Boiled eggs can keep in the refrigerator with the shell on for a few days, don’t forget to mark the egg as boiled.

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