The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

I love hard boiled eggs. Generally, when I eat a sandwich it’s an egg salad one and I love to eat hard boiled eggs as a snack. I’ve been making them for years and it’s pretty easy, but I tend to overcook them. So last week I Googled “Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs” and of course the top listing was from I decided to follow her instructions and the past 4 batches HAVE BEEN PERFECT.

So do yourself a favour and try her method. You’ll never look back.

I’ve done this with 1, 2 & 4 eggs at a time so far.



  1. Place eggs in a large saucepan. Cover them with cool water by 1 inch. Slowly bring water to a boil over medium heat; when the water has reached a boil, cover and remove from heat. Let sit 12 minutes.

  2. Transfer eggs to a colander; place under cool running water to stop the cooking. Eggs can be peeled and served immediately.