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Very Egg-citing



 We love eggs around here. During this busy time of year I try to keep a bowl of hard boiled eggs on hand as they are a quick and nutritious energy boost. My only complaint about fresh, grass-fed chickens eggs is that they can be really hard to peel. It is really kind of annoying to peel your egg and end up with most of it stuck to the shell. I have tried a lot of different ways to remedy this over the years- from letting the eggs come to room temperature before boiling them, adding a splash of vinegar to the water, using older eggs, ad naseum. My latest attempt have been to add about a half a teaspoon of baking soda to the boiling water.

I think it works. Ah, the sweet satisfaction of small victories.

What's your secret to making the perfect hard boiled egg?


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Poke a tiny hole with a pin in one end?

May 13, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJane

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