Life hack: How to make perfectly boiled eggs

Have you noticed that your boiled eggs have a tendency to be too hard or too soft? Well we’ve found a trick to make perfectly boiled eggs every time.

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  1. Start boiling a pot of water on the stove
  2. Generously add salt to water
  3. Pierce the egg with a tack
  4. Place the egg or eggs in a pot of boiling water
  5. Once the water is boiling, turn the stove off and let the eggs sit for 15 minutes
  6. Prepare a bowl of ice and water
  7. Using a draining spoon, move the eggs into a bowl of ice and water
  8. Leave the eggs in ice bath for 1 minute
  9. Take eggs out and peel the shell off


Tell us, will you try this trick? Has this worked for you before?