Boiling Eggs to Make Deviled Eggs

I use the bottom of my 58 year old double boiler for boiling eggs. During the first year of our marriage, I boiled some eggs in the top portion of the double boiler. Best I can remember, I set the pot on the eye and turned it on high. The eggs boiled alright but I think I must have forgotten them because when I went back in the kitchen, the bottom of the aluminum pot had melted and the eggs were sitting on the eye. It took me a while to learn how to cook.
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I love boiled eggs and keep some in the refrigerator to have for breakfast, quick lunch or a snack. I have learned how to peel them so they come out neat. I like to take deviled eggs to covered dish dinners. They are a favorite of many.

Ingredients:

Steps:

  1. Cover eggs with water. Add a little salt to the water. Bring to a boil, uncovered.
  2. Cut heat back to medium. Set timer for 12 minutes.
  3. Pour off the hot water and cover eggs with cold water and let them cool.
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  5. To peel, crack the egg and hold it under the water while peeling. While holding it under the water (use both hands) start at the large round end and break off a small place and let the water get under the membrane. Keep it under the water and gently push the shell off the egg, a little at the time.
  6. Enjoy!
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Anonymous
August 6, 20180 found this helpful

there is no better way to boil eggs than pressure cooker.

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August 6, 20180 found this helpful

I learned the most economical way to boil eggs without the grey bacholerette ring on the yolk from inside an egg carton:
Put the eggs into a pot and almost cover them with water. Cover the pot so that it boils sooner.
When the lid starts hopping it indicates a nice rolling boil underneath.
Turn the burner off and set the timer for 5 - 8 minutes, depending on whether you want your eggs soft or hard.
That's right! NO electricity or gas for that!
When the timer goes off, use the lid as a strainer and pour off the hot water and refill with running cold water for 30 seconds.
Peel the eggs right in the pot, under water.

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You save electricity and don't get bachelorette rings.
If you are trying to attract a bachelor, use the other method and make holy eggs (boil all hell out of them).

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