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Boiled egg success finally

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Linda in San Diego, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. Linda in San Diego

    Linda in San Diego Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I read and read and finally I may have found a solution that works for me.

    I started the water added salt and then placed the eggs in the nearly boilng water. Then about 5 minutes before I was going to remove them from the boiling water I "thwacked" each one. The whites were cooked so no leakage - and every shell got cracked with time for the boiling water to do its thing.

    Then when time was up - I pulled them out with a slotted spoon and immediately placed them in ice water. All of the "thwacked" eggs peeled beautifully, but the one that I missed? Moon craters!

    Hopefully this will work again next time!
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    ooh..that IS a good idea!..i'm gonna try it!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Linda in San Diego

    Linda in San Diego Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The next part of the experiment is to ice them and NOT peel them, just put in the fridge for later. But I at least know that I can do Deviled Eggs with no problem!
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    great!.i get so sick of my eggs ripping apart when i try to peel them...appreciate this!..[​IMG]
     

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