I love keeping hard boiled eggs around they house as a quick breakfast or a snack when I am on the run. I know it is one of the most basic recipes but coking it properly really makes a world of difference.
Eggs should be added to a heavy-bottomed pot and filled with cold water, there should be at least an extra inch of water above the top of the eggs. Do not crowd the pot with eggs or they will be pushed against one another when the water begins to boil and the ending result will be broken shells and yucky boiled eggs that resemble egg drop sou
Turn the stove on to medium-high heat until the water comes to a boil then turn the stove off and cover the pot.
Allow the eggs to stand in the water for 12-15 minutes with the cover still on, this traps the heat and allows you to better control the temperature inside of the pot.
Remove the eggs and place in cold water, doing this will make the eggs so much easier to peel.
Experiment because each stove is different as well as the changes in elevation makes a difference in humidity and boiling time.
Never overcrowd the pan.
Have a tight fitting lid ready.
Eggs can be left in the fridge for up to a week after being boiled. I make 6-8 for a week and grab them for a quick snack or breakfast.