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How long for?

Im boilling easter eggs , how long do I boil them for/

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incarnita

Asked by incarnita at 4:40 PM on Apr. 18, 2011 in Holidays

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  • I have no clue, I usually leave them until I can see cracks
    booger14

    Answer by booger14 at 4:41 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • I boil (rolling boil) for 10 mins remove from heat and leave sit for 50 mins
    brypmom

    Answer by brypmom at 4:43 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • You dont have to let them sit 50 min to hard cook them! Sheesh. You can google the answer you know.


    http://www.goodegg.com/boiledegg.html


     


     

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:56 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • I've always boiled them 10 minutes. Some people let the water just start to boil and then turn it off and let them sit for 10 minutes. I find both ways work great. Apparently older eggs work better.
    TwinkleLites

    Answer by TwinkleLites at 5:12 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • Use the following cooking times as a guide for the desired firmness for the yolk of each egg size (the whites will be firm). The timing begins once the pot of eggs is removed from the heat source.


    See chart it's a good one.

    musicmom08

    Answer by musicmom08 at 7:55 PM on Apr. 18, 2011

  • I boil them for 10 minutes then run cold water over them to shock them and then peel them and do whatever was planned
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 7:50 AM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • If you buy one of those egg coloring kits, it will give you the directions.
    Jerzymom

    Answer by Jerzymom at 9:45 AM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • thanks ladies . you were all very helpful. But the girl who waits till they crack ,ihad a great laugh.(not at you , but with you)
    incarnita

    Comment by incarnita (original poster) at 12:08 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

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