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Don’t Insist Upon The Freshest Eggs

3. Don’t Insist Upon The Freshest Eggs

When it comes to what you’re eating, fresh is almost always best, but this may not be the case for hard-boiled eggs. It’s a fact that older eggs are easier to peel. If you keep your eggs in the refrigerator for several days before you cook them, the pH will increase slightly, making the white less prone to sticking stubbornly to the inner shell. You can also cook fresh eggs longer if you don’t mind the firmer texture.

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