Start a Morning the HARD Way


Ever since I can remember, I love a boiled egg. I’m not sure why, but that is by far the best way I like my eggs. The egg has to be HARD BOILED for my liking. This is the way I fix my Perfect Hard Boiled eggs. Of course, I use Eggland’s Best eggs (I won 6months of free eggs with one of my recipes).

Place eggs in a pot with water and turn burner on High.

When water starts boiling, cover and turn burner off.

Keep pot on burner for 20 minutes. Do not uncover pot.

After 20 minutes, uncover and run cold water into pot changing temperature of water to colder water. Continue to pour water out of pot and refill with cold water every minute or so until cold water remains more than one minute without getting warmer. I usually let eggs sit for 5 minutes or more in continuous cold water.

Once eggs are cold to the touch. You can then crack, peel and eat. Salt and pepper to taste.

You can also take a resealable plastic bag and load them up with the cold eggs still in their shells and place in the refrigerator. They stay fresh for up to 3 days.

Peel the eggs and add them to mayonnaise and canned tuna or chicken for a quick and easy tuna or chicken salad. Or, simply pull one out of the baggie and peel and eat for an on-the-go protein fix.

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About amrecipes

My love of cooking has taken over. I was on the net one day and saw an ad for a recipe contest. I entered. Then, I entered another. Then another, and so on and when I won a contest... an entire year's worth of tomato products, I was hooked. Since then, I've entered many many different recipe contests. I have won a trip to New York, entries into cook-offs, a recipe published in a Kraft/Paula Deen cookbook and many food products and food related items. I enjoy cooking and entering recipe contests. I hope I spark an interest in others to create something they can be proud of. I'm always getting more ideas from the internet. Wow, I remember not having the internet years ago. It's a God send and I'm trying to cover every inch of the food sites!! Join me in my quest to keep fresh ideas flowing and creating new and exciting dishes.
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2 Responses to Start a Morning the HARD Way

  1. Peacenik says:

    Thank you for this expression of simple eating pleasure. I agree. Boiled eggs, perhaps not too hard boiled, with lightly buttered toasts is one of the best breakfast items for me. I must however mention that the medical fraternity has put a major scare about the cholesterol in the yellow of the egg. That limits the number of times I can enjoy this simple delicacy, but whever I do, it is the most satisfying. Always.

  2. Angie Walker says:

    Definitely one of my favorite foods. I used to take these in my lunch when I was working. Cut them in half, top with mayonnaise, salt and pepper, and they would hold me over till I got home. And they are low calorie too.

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