The easy way to hard boil an egg
The Easy Way to Cook and Peel Hard Boiled Eggs
Make Easy-to-Peel Eggs with Reliable Cooking Times
Bring water to a boil in a stockpot with a cover that is big enough to hold the amount of eggs you wish to cook. The cover will end up helping the water boil faster than an uncovered stockpot.
While you wait for the water to boil, get another pot ready filled with ice water.
Once water is boiling, remove your eggs from the fridge and place them into the pot.
Bring the heat to a very low simmer. Cook the eggs for about 11-12 minutes. If using Jumbo or large eggs, you may want to cook for 13-15 minutes.
After time is up, place eggs into ice bath to cool rapidly for about 5 minutes. Crack the eggs against a hard-surface and they should be relatively easy to peel. It is recommended that peeling occurs right after cooling.
If there is a green ring around the egg yolk, it’s an indication that the egg is overcooked, so consider reducing cooking time if that is the case.