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Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Eggs that won't peel? Yucky grey film around the yolk? You won't find those here!

eggs (store eggs in the refrigerator narrow side down to center the yolks before cooking)

cooking pot with lid (large enough to fit your eggs on the bottom)
slotted spoon
large bowl

1. Place eggs in the bottom of the cooking pot.
2. Fill pot with water until eggs are covered by at least 2 inches.
3. Place pot on high heat. Allow to boil uncovered.
4. As soon as the water boils, cover the pot with the lid and turn the burner off. (If using an electric range, move the pot off the burner.)
5. Let eggs cook for 10 minutes.
6. Fill a large bowl with ice water.
7. When the eggs have cooked for 10 minutes, immediately remove eggs from pot with a slotted spoon to the ice bath.
8. Let sit until cooled. Peel and serve or remove from water and store in the refrigerator.

© 2009 by Allison Lattman

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