To Whom Shared The Secret Of Peeling Boiled Eggs!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Mourningdove, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Songster

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    Some time back someone on BYC told how to peel eggs with ease... I don't remember who that was but I did read the post & learned from it! [​IMG] So whoever you are I just wanted to say a big Thank You for your tip! Today I boiled up some eggs and for the 1st time ever I had
    no problems getting ALL of the eggs to peel perfectly! [​IMG]
    So whoever you are again Thank You!!! [​IMG]
  2. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

    Aug 17, 2008
    Larry, KS
    My Coop
    So, post the instructions- don't leave the ignorant in the dark [​IMG]
  3. 4boysmom

    4boysmom Songster

    Jun 12, 2007
    Quote:Thanks - that's what I was thinking [​IMG]
  4. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    Apr 22, 2008
    It has worked for me every time as well! Even when I was peeling old store eggs, they didn't usually come out as clean and nice as my fresh ones do now. There is a thread on it in the recipe section, but as I remember it you boil the water with a little salt, then put the eggs in gently (I use a slotted spoon to lower them in) while the water is boiling. Keep it boiling and leave the eggs in for 14mins. Take the eggs out and run cool water over them until you can handle them easily (they will still be warm). Crack and peel.. works every time!
  5. Judy

    Judy Crowing

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    I use a good slosh of salt, maybe 3 or 4 Tbsp for half a dozen eggs.
  6. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
    Elyria, OH
    I don't add any salt and they still peel easily. I think the OP of that thread said to drain the eggs and cool in ice water, but I use regular cold tap water and it works fine. It really is amazing!
  7. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Free Ranging

    Oct 16, 2008
    I also poke a slightly larger than pin hole in the air sac end of the egg along with the salt water..

    To test this method I took eggs right out of the nest and boiled them.. it worked great.. so much for that old myth that the eggs have to be old...

  8. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Songster

    Nov 7, 2007
    yo. ohio
    You don't have to boil them for 14 minutes! I boil mine 5 minutes then turn them off, let them sit in the water with a lid on for 14-17 minutes then soak in ice water! It works every time for me, got the hint from Martha!
    I also leave them in the shell and peel as I need them, they still come out perfect!
  9. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Free Ranging

    Oct 16, 2008
    Quote:same o, same o,, the water is still just below boiling temp for most of the time afterwards.. You make a good poit, though.. You are saving the gas or electric for 10 minutes..

    leave in the shell? naah, when I cook it, I eat it ,,,,now![​IMG]
  10. fuzziebutt

    fuzziebutt Songster

    Mar 9, 2009
    It's a crapshoot. Sometimes it works, sometimes it looks like I peeled them with the weedeater.

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