How To Cook Eggs Correctly: Different Ways

Chicken eggs can be found in any refrigerator. They are eaten raw, scrambled eggs and omelets are made from them, added to homemade cakes and desserts, but they are often boiled. Here are different ways on how you can cook your eggs correctly.

How to boil hard-boiled eggs in cold water

Cover the chicken eggs with water so that the liquid covers them completely. Cook it for 8–10 minutes (depending on size) after bringing it to a boil. Drain the hot water and cover the eggs with cold water to cool them down faster.

How to boil eggs, so they don't crack

Eggs do not need to be immediately immersed in hot water after removing them from the refrigerator. In this case, they will surely burst. Before boiling, eggs must be removed from the refrigerator in advance.

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To prevent chicken eggs from cracking during cooking, use a small saucepan for cooking. When they are boiling, watch the water level - if necessary, add the right amount. It is advisable to boil eggs over medium or low heat, but they can burst with a violent boil.

How to boil eggs, so they clean well

One of the reasons boiled eggs can be difficult to peel is due to their pH level. Egg whites have a low pH, which causes them to cling tightly to the shell. But adding a small amount of baking soda to the water (only 1/2 teaspoon per liter of liquid) increases its alkalinity and therefore pH, making it easier to clean the finished product. Just remember that adding baking soda will increase the hydrogen sulfide odor, so be careful.

How to cook eggs in a slow cooker

Place the eggs in a multicooker bowl and cover them with cold water. Then shut the lid and turn on the "Steam cooking" mode. To cook hard-boiled eggs, set 10-12 minutes on the timer, 8-10 minutes in the "bag," and how to cook soft-boiled eggs - 5 minutes. After turning off the timer, the eggs, as in the case of boiling in a regular saucepan, must be taken out and put in cold water.

How To Cook Eggs Correctly: Different Ways

How to boil soft-boiled eggs

First, wash the eggs under running water, place them in a small saucepan so that they do not jump or bump against each other. Fill with cold tap water so that it completely covers them. Bring to a boil after adding some salt. Simmer for 3–4 minutes on low heat. Serve soft-boiled eggs in special coasters.

How to cook quail eggs correctly

Cover the quail eggs with water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook for 4-5 minutes. Then cover with cold water to cool the eggs.

How to cook poached eggs

How To Cook Eggs Correctly: Different Ways

To do this, boil water in a saucepan, add a teaspoon of wine vinegar, and salt a little.

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Break the chicken egg into a glass. Stir the water well with a spoon to form a vortex, and gently pour out the egg. After a minute, use a slotted spoon to transfer it to a paper towel so it can dry.

Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff

Sources: Todaylifestyle