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boiling eggs

how long do you actually boil and egg to make a hard boiled egg?

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Asked by jparker289 at 1:01 PM on Mar. 4, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Cover it with cold water, set on the stove on high. Once it gets to a rolling boil the eggs are done.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:02 PM on Mar. 4, 2009

  • Once the water comes to a boil (cover the eggs with water) set the timer for 10 minutes. Perfect eggs.

    Answer by pattigioeli at 1:03 PM on Mar. 4, 2009


    Answer by mamakirs at 1:03 PM on Mar. 4, 2009

  • I almost always let them go at least 10 minutes. I've tried to cut it short before and they weren't done. Yuck!

    Answer by Nika75 at 1:36 PM on Mar. 4, 2009

  • after they come to a boil turn them to low and cover or they will be rubbery!!! how long depends on the size of the egg!

    Answer by chefjen at 2:42 PM on Mar. 4, 2009

  • 5 minutes for soft, 10 for hard.

    Answer by jcsmummy at 3:28 PM on Mar. 4, 2009

  • Put eggs in with the water, bring it to a boil. Leave it boiling - cook eggs 15 to 20 mins from when it boils.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:28 PM on Mar. 4, 2009

  • I will not eat soft eggs.  I put the saucepan of the stove, turn it on high and leave it for 20 mins.


    Answer by beeky at 7:58 AM on Mar. 5, 2009

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