Print This Post Print This Post How to make perfect hard-cooked eggs: It's easy to hard-cook eggs once you know a couple of tricks -- use old eggs, watch the timing, cool them quickly and follow this foolproof method.

There are only a couple of simple secrets to cooking the perfect fool-proof hard-cooked egg — tender, no green ring around the yolk, easy to peel, ready for a meal or a snack.

Everyone needs to know how to make a hard-cooked egg. It’s really easy as long as you have a medium pot, some week-old eggs, and you remember to set the timer. For the sake of beginning cooks, I am giving detailed instructions.

This method of cooking makes the eggs tender but not rubbery, and cooling them quickly at the end helps to prevent that little green colored layer from forming around the yolk. *See below for your science lesson on why the green happens. Continue Reading…

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