All you need to make perfect hard boiled eggs (besides eggs, a pot, and water on a stove) is...
... baking soda!
I shit you not. When you put a 1/2 tsp of baking soda in your egg water, it changes the pH level & keeps the eggs from sticking to their shells.
And the end result is gorgeous, easy to peel, perfect hard boiled eggs.
And if you have these nifty egg molds from Japan...
You can make fun shapes like bunnies...
...and bears with no ears.
Also, you will have gorgeous, flawless eggs.
I'm so hungry now.
I'm going to go eat some. Because I can. Now it's your turn. Follow my directions.
Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs
- 12-18 eggs, the fresher they are, the more they will stick. Older is better. (Not expired though, smart asses.)
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- Put the eggs in the pot.
- Fill with cold water.
- Dump in the baking soda.
- Put on medium-high to high heat.
- When the water begins boiling, let the eggs boil for 1-2 minutes.
- Cover the pot and take it off the heat.
- Let the eggs rest in the covered pot for precisely 13 minutes.
- Dump the eggs into a cold water bath (ice water, if you want).
- When the shells are cool enough to handle, peel them.
- Pick your jaw up off the floor.
That's right. Eggs can be cute.