Basic Hard-Cooked Eggs
- 4 eggs
- Place eggs in saucepan large enough to hold them in single layer. Add cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch. Heat over high heat just to boiling. Remove from burner. Cover pan.
- Let eggs stand in hot water about 15 minutes for large eggs, 12 minutes for medium eggs, or18 minutes for extra large eggs.
- Drain immediately and serve warm. Or, cool completely under cold running water or in bowl of ice water, then refrigerate.
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