Add Vegetable Oil to Hard Boiled Eggs

When you boil eggs, put a tablespoon of vegetable oil in the water. This makes them easier to peel, because the shells are porous and a tiny bit of oil is absorbed

Source: Family Circle April 1, 2009

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August 18, 20100 found this helpful

Great tip, my eggs are always hard to peel, can't wait to try. There is nothing worse than an egg that won't peel.

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