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Hard boiled eggs without peeling

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by adoptedbyachicken, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. adoptedbyachicken

    adoptedbyachicken Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    OK I have not tried this yet, but it sure seems interesting.



    Apparently it works best if you hold the pointy end to your lips when doing the blowing.

    If anyone gives it a go I'd love to hear how it worked for you.
     
  2. ascott1978

    ascott1978 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool, I'm definitely going to try that.
     
  3. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suppose it would be OK to do if I was the only one that was going to eat the eggs but I’m not sure how my dinner guests would feel about me spitting all over their deviled eggs.

    Edited to add:

    I will give the pinch of baking soda a try next time.
     
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2008
  4. ascott1978

    ascott1978 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    That's pretty much how those 'Eggstractors' work [​IMG] We got one at a garage sale one year...... don;t make hardboiled eggs that often though [​IMG]
     
  6. adoptedbyachicken

    adoptedbyachicken Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    I wondered if that is how the eggstracters worked too. I think if you don't want to blow the eggs out you could just use your hands to 'milk' them out of the shell too. Even if you don't is should be easy to get the shell off with just regular peeling after the baking soda if you can blow them out.
     
  7. Ericasl

    Ericasl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So you put the baking soda in with the eggs when you boil them??
     
  8. purr

    purr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:OMG, [​IMG] I was so thinking the same thing.
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  9. Mattake2

    Mattake2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Good stuff!

    Reminds me of a rumor about how the lady at A&W used to make their hamburger patties. Allegedly, she would get a ball of hamburger & put it under her armpit them squeeze... thus making a patty... [​IMG] I think that was just to convince us that we needed to eat at home but I may be wrong.
     
  10. Robin L

    Robin L Chillin' With My Peeps

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