How to make perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

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Hard Boiled Eggs

For hard-boiled eggs that are easier to peel, use older eggs. Buy your eggs a week or two before you plan to boil them and let them age in the fridge.

Don't overcook your eggs! This keeps the green color away and prevents sulphur tasting eggs.


pan that is big enough to comfortably hold the eggs

cold water to cover the eggs by about an inch

ice for later


#1: Place eggs in pan and cover with water by 1 inch.

#2: Bring to a low boil and remove from heat.

#3: Cover and let sit for 8 to 12 minutes.

#4: Remove from pan and place in an ice bath. Let the eggs cool completely. Besides stopping the cooking it also makes them easier to peel. Eat or store in the refrigerator.