- 12 large eggs
- Large pot with lid
- Bowl filled with ice water
- Place eggs in a single layer in pot. Add enough water to cover above eggs at least an inch. Bring to a boil quickly over high heat.
- Turn heat off, remove pan from burner, and cover for 15 minutes.
- Immediately transfer eggs to ice water bath and let stand for 15 minutes.
– Eggs that are a week old are easier to peel than fresh eggs.
– A cold water bath prevents the green ring from forming between the yolk and white.