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3 Tips for How to Hard-Boil an Egg The Right Way (Page 3)

Use a Timer

2. Use A Timer

10 minutes of barely simmering water is all you need for perfectly cooked eggs. And don’t approximate—set a timer. After cooking, put them immediately into ice-cold water to stop the cooking. Overcooked eggs are tough and typically show that less-than-attractive (but completely edible) green ring around the yolk.

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