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A Boiled Egg Tip My Father Taught Me

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Put eggs in a water filled pot on the stove and bring the water to a boil. When it is at a boil, turn the water off and leave the eggs in for the length of time that you would normally boil them. A neat money saver. The same thing can be done with corn on the cob. It tastes much fresher this way.

By Bev Sobkowich

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September 7, 20040 found this helpful

For corn, you can save even more money by cooking it this way:

Put 1 inch of water in the pot. Bring to a boil and throw the corn on the cob in. Cover and reduce heat, boil for 6 minutes and voila - great tasting corn.

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September 14, 20040 found this helpful

This works for pasta too. Just boil water, add pasta, let boil for a minute or two, turn off heat--COVER--(let cool slightly if putting the lid on causes the water to overflow) and let sit until the noodles are done.

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