How long before a hard-boiled egg spoils?

Answer In general, hard-boiled eggs can be consumed for up to a week after being boiled if they are kept properly refrigerated. If the eggs are at room temperature, they should be consumed within two hour... Read More »

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How long is a hard-boiled egg safe to eat?

A hard-boiled egg should be refrigerated immediately if it is not going to be eaten directly after cooking. If the boiled egg is refrigerated, it can be kept safely and eaten for up to one week.Sou... Read More »

How long can hard boiled eggs be kept refrigerated?

The American Egg Board advises that hard cooked eggs in the shell need to be used within one week. Stripped of the protective mineral oil coating applied by egg processors, hard boiled eggs become ... Read More »

How long does it take to cook hard-boiled eggs?

Hard-boiled eggs cook in 15 minutes. Put enough water in a saucepan to cover the eggs, bring to a boil and then reduce heat to a gentle boil. After 15 minutes, remove from heat, drain the hot water... Read More »

How long are hard-boiled eggs good?

On One Hand: Coating Preserves FreshnessFresh eggs have a protective waxy coating that will keep them fresh in a refrigerator for as long as five weeks. Hard-boiled eggs do not, as the coating has ... Read More »