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How Long Should You Boil An Egg?

Before you buy an egg timer; you really ought to know how long to boil an egg for. Yet, we all like our eggs differently AND there are a million different methods, according to the Internet and my powers of exaggeration, to boil an egg… so here’s what you really need to know:

I like my eggs a little runny, how do you like yours?


  1. After the water starts boiling add salt, I use a spoon to showly put the eggs in the water the boiling water and set the timer for seven minutes the put the pan in the sink and run cold water into the pan until the eggs are cool enough to handle.


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