Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Recipes
Peeling Eggs >

Peeling Eggs

Peeling Eggs

Old 07-13-2017, 03:37 AM
  #11  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Illinois
Posts: 1,708
Default

A friend told me she bakes the whole egg in a muffin tin and they peel the easiest she's ever tried. I haven't done it yet--still using the boiling water and quick cool method.
illinois is offline  
Old 07-13-2017, 04:00 AM
  #12  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 159
Default

Try shaking egg(s) in small covered container that has some water in it.
Gee Hope is offline  
Old 07-13-2017, 04:19 AM
  #13  
Super Member
 
d.rickman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,386
Default

I peel the boiled eggs under water, so much easier!
d.rickman is offline  
Old 07-13-2017, 04:29 AM
  #14  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 562
Default

Thanks for the suggestions. I'll try watching the age of the eggs and maybe peeling them when they're still warm. Hopefully better results :-)
bneuen is offline  
Old 07-13-2017, 04:54 AM
  #15  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Charleston SC
Posts: 10,743
Default

Buy an egg cooker. I have one that a friend bought me for my birthday about 4 years ago. I have never had an egg stick again. It will boil 7 at a time and no matter how fresh or not they are, they never stick.
mjhaess is offline  
Old 07-13-2017, 05:13 AM
  #16  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Florida
Posts: 5,547
Default

Farm fresh eggs have larger yolks and sometimes not enough white to stay intact when you use them as devilled eggs. Or at least that has been my experience. Somewhere DH heard to take the hot eggs put them in a tuperware like container and put them in the fridge to cool. They sweat making the shells easier to come off. Or at least that's the theory. Works for him. Whenever he finds out a trick to use in the kitchen, that becomes his job. Sp far he's the dish washer loader and the grocery putter upper.
toverly is offline  
Old 07-13-2017, 06:53 AM
  #17  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Michigan Thumb
Posts: 1,853
Default

Originally Posted by Chasing Hawk View Post
I add table salt to the water, put in eggs, bring to a boil. Turn off the stove and set the timer for 25 minutes. After the timer does its job, drain off the hot water and then fill the pan with cold water and let set for about 10 minutes. Peel and enjoy.
I have used the same method to boil, set timer for 25 minutes, drain off hot water. THEN with lid ON, SHAKE the eggs to crack the shells, fill pan with cold water and then peel.
I have the Instant Pot pressure cooker now, put in 1 cup water and layer eggs on bottom rack in silicone baking cups, to fill pot, cook for about 5 minutes. I peel while rather hot so I can pickle them and have them seal to store in the spare fridge.
farmquilter is offline  
Old 07-13-2017, 08:11 AM
  #18  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Walker Missouri
Posts: 183
Default

Originally Posted by bneuen View Post
I have made deviled eggs for years and until the last couple of years, I've had no problem peeling the eggs. Does anyone have a great way to to peel the shell easily?
Cuisinart Egg Central. I love this thing. Oh how I hated boiling eggs and peeling before. I had my method, but this is so much better hands down. Wish they had been available 50 years ago!
mopec is offline  
Old 07-14-2017, 05:09 AM
  #19  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 835
Default

I put a little oil in the water, when done boiling cool quickly with cold water Shell will come off easily.
Mamia is offline  
Old 07-14-2017, 05:39 AM
  #20  
Super Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Central Wisconsin
Posts: 4,382
Default

Originally Posted by Mamia View Post
I put a little oil in the water, when done boiling cool quickly with cold water Shell will come off easily.
I think the cooling quickly is very important. If eggs cook too long or are not cooled quickly, the yolks turn dark around the outside. I don't think it really hurts the egg, it's just unsightly.

The trick I have tried lately for potato salad or egg salad is to poach the eggs. I can put up to seven eggs in a flat pan with a few inches of boiling water. When eggs are cooked, pour everything into a strainer. Then you have yolks that are a little oval shaped instead of round, but that's a "design choice".
maviskw is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Tartan
Recipes
18
12-24-2019 05:35 AM
Roberta
Recipes
22
07-21-2016 08:23 AM
amma
Recipes
34
12-12-2011 11:15 AM
BarbaraTX
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
73
09-27-2011 03:09 PM
craftybear
Recipes
17
04-08-2011 08:45 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter