Make Hard-Boiled Eggs Easier to Peel (You Won't Believe How It's Done)! by Christie Gosch

Cooking Tips
4 years ago

I’ve tried many ways to make hard-boiled eggs easier to peel, because we eat a lot of them in my family. The best way I have found is to not boil them at all. The process of boiling moves the eggs around in the water, which makes them hit the inside of the shell as they are cooking. Steaming the eggs is a way of cooking them without jostling them around, therefore keeping the membrane intact between egg and shell and achieving an easier-to-peel egg. 

Here's how: 

  • Put your eggs in a steamer.
  • Once the steam begins, set a timer for 16 minutes. 
  • Cool eggs.
  • Peel!

Enjoy how easy they are to peel!

Jan Mostrom
Oh my goodness! I just tried this and it was AMAZING. Seriously, for years I've been struggling with getting the peels off and they just fell off! thanks Christy for a great tip!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
So great to know you tried Christie Gosch's tip and it worked like a charm, Jan Mostrom! I've been wanting to try this ever since I saw the tip. Thanks for reminding me, I can't wait to check it out!
Christie Gosch
Yay! Crazy how simple it is, thanks for trying it out!
Jan Mostrom
I make them twice a week and think of you! Hope you are having a great summer!
Christie Gosch
Aw, so sweet! Summer's been great, hope yours has been too ;)
Rebecca Coleman
Oh wow, I need to try this.
Christie Gosch
Please let me know how it goes, it saves me so much time and aggravation!

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