What makes boiled eggs stick to the shell?

Answer Sometimes a boiled egg sticks to the shell and makes it hard to peel. The culprits are two thin membranes that lie between the white and the shell. The fresher the egg, the stickier the membrane, a... Read More »

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Can I store hard boiled eggs in the shell at room temperature?

On One Hand: Hard Boiled Eggs are Easy to HandleThe nice thing about hard boiled eggs is that they are easy to handle and don't create a mess when cracked. Once they are cooked, they can be set as... Read More »

How to Blow the Shell off a Hard Boiled Egg?

While anyone can peel a hard boiled egg, it's a neat trick to blow the shell off in a few seconds. Try it!

How do you know when boiled eggs are done?

There is no need to worry about the exact timing unless you want them soft. Bring to the boil and reduce heat to a simmer and leave for 5 minutes. Drain and run under cold water for a few seconds j... Read More »

Do boiled eggs go bad?

Boiled eggs do go bad. You can store a boiled egg in the shell in the refrigerator for one to two weeks in a covered container or resealable plastic bag. Boiled eggs out of the shell will keep in t... Read More »