How to boil eggs perfectly

How to boil eggs perfectly

Learn how to boil an egg perfectly everytime, whether you want soft runny yolks for dunking soldiers, or a hard boiled egg to add to a salad.
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  1. Step 1

    Put room temperature eggs in boiling water, bring to a boil, then reduce to a gentle simmer. Cook for 4 minutes for very soft, runny yolk, 5 for just-set white and creamy yolk, 6-7 for set white and just-set yolk, and 10 minutes for a hard boiled egg.