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Hey Long Island - do you really know how to boil eggs?


Make the perfect egg for the Easter Bunny.  ZF Photography

Easter is just a few days away - time to get the hard boiled eggs ready to dye with the kids.  But do you really know how to the make a perfect hard boiled egg?  It is one of the most simplest thing you can do in the kitchen. 

Do you just wing it and hope for the best?  Do you think you know what you are doing and your eggs turn out runny?

If you want to eat all the colorful eggs you will make with the kids, use this foolproof recipe for hard boiled eggs every time.

The perfect boiled eggs

* 1 dozen large eggs (this recipe works for any amount of eggs you can fit in your pot from 1-12)

* Water

* Dash of salt

Put eggs in a large pot and cover with water.  The eggs will float a bit and make sure they are in a single layer.  Throw in a dash of salt.  Bring eggs to a boil over medium heat.  Once the water is boiling cook for 2 minutes - use a timer.  After 2 minutes take eggs off the heat and cover with a lid.  Set your timer again for 11 minutes and let the eggs sit in the water.  When time is up, drain and run cool water over the eggs.  Your eggs will be perfect every time if you follow these instructions.

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