Boiling fresh eggs~and need help

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Tripp, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. Tripp

    Tripp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like to pickle my fresh eggs and after I boil them I make a mess of them trying to get the shell off some one please help me
    to figure out what i can do to make it easier on me lol... If i got to I will post pics of the eggs to make you guys feel sorry for me
    LOL! Anyways thanks and I will be checking often!!!


    Tripp
     
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    You can do all the right stuff. salt the water, chill with ice afterward, etc, but it doesn't help much.[​IMG]

    Folks are used to month old eggs from a store. Truly. Just put some eggs in the back of your frig for a month or 6 weeks. Use only those for your boiled egg cooking, It's the only known way we've discovered.
     
  3. coberdor

    coberdor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After boiling them. Soak in cold water, crack them like you are going to peel them, then let them set in the water for about 10 minutes. This lets the water get under the membrane inside the egg. You have to make sure you crack the egg well. Then they will slip right off!

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  4. chickendude

    chickendude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Boil water first then lower eggs into boiling water with a slotted spoon. Cook for approx 15 min then put them immediately into and ice water bath until cooled. Works great every time.
     
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  5. Tripp

    Tripp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys this will make my egg pickling alot easier lol I hope !!!! I will let you know how it goes!
     
  6. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was having the same problem until I started to remember to put a bunch of salt in the water so it's in there the whole time the eggs are boiling. It really does help a lot. [​IMG]
     
  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Quote:How much salt, if I might ask?
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  8. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Um I probably use a tablespoon, not sure... I just dump until it looks right lol.
     
  9. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

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