By attosa from Los Angeles, CA
Source: A friend shared this with me and I have been doing it for years.
By Bobbie G from Rockwall, TX
By Lucy L. from England
To make boiled eggs very easy to peel, add a teaspoon of table salt to your cold water. If you are boiling a lot of eggs for deviled eggs, I would use at least a Tbsp. of salt. Let boil and leave in water to cool a bit.
As soon as the eggs are cool enough to handle, tap it all over against the counter making sure it is cracked very well. Pull up a section of shell and the entire shell will fall out. You will be left with a beautiful and smooth egg.
My father was a cook in the service and always cooked on weekends. This is a tip I learned from him.
There will be a bit of cooked rice stuck on the outside, so pick off any big chunks. If you are going to eat them with your rice or use in a side dish, peel them. If you are going to save them for later, wash the outside and stick them in the fridge.
By Stella from Manchester, WA
I just tried this for the first time and it works great. To make the best and easiest hard "boiled" eggs; preheat oven to 325 degrees F. I used a muffin tin to make it easier to remove eggs when done, but you can put them directly on the oven rack. Cook eggs for 30 minutes then immediately put them in very cold water. I cracked mine while they were cooling in the water and they were so easy to peel. My eggs came out perfect.
By Jill N.
If you keep big chunks of ice in reserve for when you hard boil eggs, you will not waste the small ice that the rest of the family uses. I boil eggs all the time, and it takes lots of ice to cool them down if you are using the little cubes. You can make ice in anything. You can use margarine bowls, Ziploc bags, etc.
I put a dozen eggs in cold water, cover them, and bring them to a rolling boil, then remove from heat. They sit for thirty minutes and then after that I put a big bunch of ice in the water. Then they sit there for about 8 to 10 minutes until really cold.
When they are cool crack the shells and hold them under running cold water while you shell them. Start with the large end of the egg. Usually there is an air pocket on that end that makes it easier to start removing the shell. The running water helps to release the shell, so that you have pretty eggs for deviled eggs.
Here is another boiled egg hint. When you boil eggs that you are not going to use immediately, put a couple drops of food coloring in the water. Alert everyone that the colored eggs are boiled.
By Harlean from AR
Can an egg be boiled in an electric skillet?
By Amie from Visalia, CA
Deeli, I wanted to let you know how the biscuits turned out in the electric skillet! They were awesome! My next project is trying to make a cake in the electric skillet, I've found a few recipes for it. They are pretty much the same so, I'll let you know once I've tried it and let you know how it turns out. I also found a recipe for making brownies in the crockpot, I'm also going to try that one soon.
As for the recipes that I had ask you for, any kind of Mexican food, Italian, one thing I would love to know if you've tried making in the electric skillet is homemade Mac & Cheese? Any kind of casseroles would be a great a help. Thanks again for all the information that you have provide me with. I am very grateful and appreciated it so much. Take care and have a great weekend. Amie
Hard boil eggs at the same time you are cooking rice! Prepare rice in rice cooker as usual, then wash the outside of your eggs (I wouldn't do more than 3 in a 3 cup batch of rice). Then lay the eggs on their sides in the middle of the rice in the cooker. Start the rice cooker, when the rice is done so is the hard boiled egg. Then you can use the egg for your meal or stick in the fridge for later use.
By Stella from Manchester, WA