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Hard boiled eggs.

How long do you like to let your eggs boil?

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Sonata8

Asked by Sonata8 at 2:05 PM on Nov. 19, 2012 in Food & Drink

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  • at a boil, 15 mins.
    vampporcupine

    Answer by vampporcupine at 2:06 PM on Nov. 19, 2012

  • 7-9 minutes. If I'm eating them just out of the shell, 7min so the yolk is nice and soft. If I'm adding them to another dish or making deviled eggs, 9 minutes.
    Add the eggs once the water is boiling and start timer.
    (this time frame is for up to 6 eggs at a time. After that you need to add more time).
    daylily888

    Answer by daylily888 at 2:10 PM on Nov. 19, 2012

  • 10 minutes. If I'm boiling them for macaroni salad, I just put them in with the macaroni - they both get done at the same time, and I save dishes. lol
    wendythewriter

    Answer by wendythewriter at 2:14 PM on Nov. 19, 2012

  • I bring mine to a boil for 5 minutes, cover, remove from heat, and let sit 20 minutes. Perfect eggs every time.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 2:19 PM on Nov. 19, 2012

  • I let mine boil for about 7-8 minutes then let the water cool off before adding ice to cool them enough to peel.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 2:27 PM on Nov. 19, 2012

  • I bring them to a boil, cover them, turn off the heat and leave them in the hot water 12-14 minutes

    Sharon
    momto2boys973

    Answer by momto2boys973 at 3:20 PM on Nov. 19, 2012

  • I bring to a boil, cover, turn stove off, and let sit for 10 minutes. They're perfect every time - not sticky in the middle, not green around the yolk, no soft white.
    idareyou

    Answer by idareyou at 4:02 PM on Nov. 19, 2012

  • about 10 minutes
    Alisim

    Answer by Alisim at 7:29 PM on Nov. 19, 2012

  • Til they crack.
    Sarah961

    Answer by Sarah961 at 7:35 PM on Nov. 19, 2012

  • Funny I made 3 on sunday! Cooked from start to finish 10 min.
    madmueller

    Answer by madmueller at 9:42 PM on Nov. 19, 2012

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