How to Boil Eggs 

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Fail-proof hard boiled eggs recipe for how to boil eggs so they come out perfectly every time.

Perfect for appetizers, snacks, salads, and more!


– eggs – water – baking soda


To boil eggs, place eggs in a single layer in a heavy-bottomed saucepan. Do not add more eggs than a single layer or they will not produce the perfect hard boiled egg.


Cover the eggs with fresh water, plus about 1 to 2 inches of water. Add baking soda. Place saucepan onto stovetop at medium-low heat and bring to a boil for 1 minute.


Cover and remove the saucepan from the heat and allow to sit for 12 minutes.


Remove eggs from water with a slotted spoon and plunge into a bowl of ice water to stop all cooking.


To peel eggs, simply tap them on their sides onto a hard surface such as a counter top. Then, carefully peel the shell away.

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