How to Hard-Boil an Egg

Hard-boiling eggs is almost as easy as boiling water, if you know the right process: Cooking eggs too long or too vigorously can result in cracked shells, tough whites, and green-gray, sulfuric-smelling yolks. The gentle method shown in this video works every time.

Want perfect, shell-free hard-boiled eggs? Give this easy method a try.

For more help, see how to peel a hard-boiled egg.

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