Advice 1: How to boil eggs

Boil an egg, it would seem, will not be easy. However, it is not always possible to achieve the desired result. Sometimes, like boiled, but it turned out hard boiled and had a boiled egg, but the yolk is overcooked and has lost color. In order not to get unexpected results, you need to know how to boil an egg.

How to cook

Put the eggs in a saucepan of water, turn on the stove, a little time – and you're done. As it turned out, there are nuances here. To get the desired result, you should know a few simple rules. Firstly, it is impossible to boil eggs cold, i.e. immediately after removing from the refrigerator. If you put a cold egg into hot water, most likely, it'll be burst.

Second, pay attention to the expiration date. If the date of packing less than four days, boil eggs for three minutes longer.

Thirdly, when cooking with the blunt end may be collected by the air. If air will gather many eggs can crack. To avoid this effect, pierce each egg with the blunt end.

The soft-boiled egg (method 1):

Pour the boiling water in a small bowl. Omit the eggs for with the help of tablespoon. Always try to use the timer, which will allow not to overcook the eggs and not leave them undercooked. Set it for a minute and cook in boiling water. Then remove the dish from the stove, cover and leave for 6 minutes so the yolk was hardened, and the protein remains liquid. If the preference is given completely frozen yolk, then hold them under the lid for another minute.

The soft-boiled egg (method 2):

Put the eggs in a saucepan, cover with water and put on the stove. Make a large flame initially, and decrease it only after boiling. To egg it turned semi-liquid, cook it 3 minite. In order to grasp only protein, and the yolk remained liquid, 4 minutes.

Hard-boiled egg

Put the eggs in a saucepan and pour cold water so that it covers them by about a centimeter. As soon as the water boils, set a timer for 6 minutes if you prefer that the yolk remains a little watery. If you want the egg turned out to completely cool, then put the timer on 7 minutes. After cooking hold the eggs under running water for about a minute, then leave in cold water for another 2 minutes to let them cool completely.

The egg in the pouch

Put the eggs in cold water, wait until boiling and boil for 4 more minutes. The second option - put the eggs in already boiling water, boil a minute, turn off flame and soak in water for another 7 minutes.

Which egg is healthier

Useful to have soft-boiled eggs. However, it is increasingly possible to hear the recommendations that you need to boil and fry eggs as they contain Salmonella.

How to clean

Clean the egg so that it remains beautiful, also it may happen not always. There are some secrets. Before cleaning, the shell should "restorestate" over the entire surface, so brush will be much easier. Start cleaning you need with the large end and continue under cold running water to the whole shell in the cleaning process is washed away.

Remember that if you cook the eggs that were packaged in just 4-5 days ago, be prepared for the fact that they will be cleaned bad.

After cleaning, put the eggs under running water so as to prevent darkening of the yolk, then they need to cool completely.
Also eggs would be pretty easy to clean if after cooking them in the shell to put on a few minutes in cold water. Then the shell will move away from the protein much easier.

Whichever method of preparation was preferred, attention always should pay and at what looks like the ultimate dish. Use the tips and Bon appetit!

Advice 2: How to cook hard boiled eggs

Many people believe that know how to cook hard boiled eggs. But in this case there are a few subtleties that need to be considered to get excellent results.
You will need
    • eggs;
    • water;
    • salt;
    • utensils for cooking (pot);
    • timer (watch);
Laying the eggs in cold water
This method is preferable that minimizes the number of broken during the cooking eggs. At the same time, it is difficult to calculate the total time of cooking.
Wash the eggs. Then put them in a container for boiling and pour such a quantity of cold water to it just covers the eggs.
Water for cooking is also necessary to add 1-1. 5 teaspoons of salt. Salt is essential in order to prevent bursting of the shell and to increase the boiling point of water.
Place a receptacle with salt water and eggs on the stove. Once the water boils, reduce heat and simmer the eggs for 7-8 minutes.
Hard boiled eggs boil 7-8 minutes after boiling
Laying the eggs in boiling water
Pour into the pan a small amount of water (as much as you need to ensure that all eggs were completely surrounded by). Add the water 1 – 1.5 tsp. of salt. Put the saucepan on the burner and wait until the water boils.
Before you boil eggs, they must be washed. In boiling water carefully using a spoon lower the egg so it didn't hit the bottom of the pan. Note the time on the clock – hard boiled eggs boil for 7-8 minutes.
The end of cooking
At the end of cooking pour the boiling water and fill the basin with eggs in cold water. Leave for a few minutes. Cold water will not only cool the boiled eggs, but also make their further cleaning of the shell easier.
Do not send eggs on the stove as soon as took them out of the refrigerator – allow them to get to room temperature.

Do not boil eggs in hard-boiling water, to avoid them bursting.

Now for the question, "how long to cook hard boiled eggs". Be sure to use a timer – do not prepare hard-boiled eggs "by eye". Overcooked egg has a "rubber" protein, unattractive white coating on the surface of the yolk.
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Hardboiled eggs, as independent dishes are served both cold and hot.

To clean hard-boiled eggs from the shell only required if they will be used as part of dishes (salad, snacks, hot). If the egg is served on their own – to clean the shell is not necessary.

If your house boiled eggs are popular – it makes sense to acquire useful device called the egg boiler.
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