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How do you get the skin off them completely? When they are done I run them under cold water, crack them a little & let them soak & they are fresh organic eggs but for some reason the shell can stick!

What do you do?


Asked by sarasmommy777 at 3:47 PM on May. 11, 2011 in Food & Drink

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Answers (7)
  • Run them under cold water as soon as they are done and then crack on each end and the peel comes off right away

    Answer by mari2120 at 5:38 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • After they are done boiling, I get them as cold as possible fast.... run lots of cold water over them. Then I crack and peel right away.

    Answer by MrsDAP at 3:57 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • I think if you wait until they completely cool of they are more likely to stick. I just fill the pan with cold water and start taking the shell off. Keep running it over cold water if it gets too hot.

    Answer by RelaxedMom2-3 at 3:50 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Eggs that are older peel much better than eggs that are fresher.

    Answer by CraftingMama at 3:52 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Don't use fresh eggs. Let them sit in your fridge for a few weeks before hard boiling them.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:56 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • It also helps to roll them on a table top with the palm of your hand, back and forth. When you first start to peal, get under that layer of skin just under the shell, works every time!


    Answer by anichols1 at 4:03 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • I don't eat them at all

    Answer by ChanQ at 1:47 AM on May. 12, 2011