According to Serious Eats, eggs should be placed in water that already has boiled and left to simmer for 11 minutes to hard boil or six minutes to soft boil. They are then ready to eat hot or serve cold after chilling in an ice bath for about 15 minutes.
Serious Eats recommends several tips that improve boiled eggs. A very fresh egg tends to stick to its shell. If eggs are a few weeks old, they easily slip out of their shells. The starting temperature of eggs doesn't affect the cooking process. Room temperature and cold eggs work equally well. However, once the eggs are cooked, it is easier to shell cold eggs.Learn More
To color eggs, gather the materials and prepare a work area. Use a mixture of vinegar, water and food coloring. Allow the colored eggs to dry in an old egg carton.Full Answer >
Greek yogurt is a dairy product made from milk and the addition of a bacterial culture. However, in the making of Greek yogurt the whey is strained from it. The process of making regular yogurt does not involve this step.Â Full Answer >
To boil eggs with baking soda, determine which of your eggs are oldest by watching their motion in water, add a teaspoon of baking soda to the cooking water, and place the oldest eggs in the pot of water. Adding baking soda makes it easier to peel the eggs after they have been cooked.Full Answer >
Cheese can be melted by placing it in a microwave safe dish and cooking on high heat for a set amount of time. Most recipes provide instructions for how to melt certain types of cheese.Full Answer >