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How to make perfect hard boiled eggs

Lots of folks will be hard boiling lots of eggs in the next week to dye the eggs for Easter.  Do you know how to boil perfect hard boiled eggs?  Do your hard boiled eggs have the yolk that turns kind of gray-green.  That is yucky, isn’t it?  How about difficult to peel, with the shell sticking to the egg?  Follow these tips and you will have easy to boil, easy to peel eggs, perfect for dying, for hard boiled eggs, for egg salad or deviled eggs!

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Remove your eggs from the refrigerator and place them in a pan of room temperature water.  Leave your eggs for 15 minutes so that they can come to room temperature.   Put  your pan of eggs on your stovetop on high temperature.  Stay nearby, and as soon as the water comes to boil, remove your pan from the heat and cover.  Let it sit covered for 15 minutes.  After 15 minutes, drain the hot water and fill the pan with cold water and ice cubes.  Cool for 20 minutes and your hard boiled eggs are ready to peel and eat!hard boiling your eggs using this method, you will not get that gray-green color on the outside of your yolk and will not have that sulfur smell that can accompany hard boiled eggs!  You could use your eggs to make my fun Minion Easter Eggs!

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Chloe is the creator of Celebrate & Decorate. Chloe is passionate about having a comfortable and well designed home - she also loves to entertain family and friends. Learn more about Chloe. Follow Chloe: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube

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  1. Up until now, making hard boiled eggs was more about guesswork. This is great!!!!!

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