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Hard boiled eggs outside the fridge

I saw the question How long boiled egg can be stored in fridge? and it reminded me that as easter approaches here in Austria, my girlfriend's family will decorate a lot of hard boiled eggs. They store ...
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If a few of my eggs crack when making them hard-boiled, is it still safe to eat them?

I was making about a dozen hard boiled eggs last night and a few of them cracked when boiling. The yolk partially came out of the shell but I continued to cook them as other ones in the pot were ...
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can hard boiled eggs be reboiled

I recently boiled eggs. After boiling I put them in the fridge. When I went to use them they were not boiled all the way. Can I reboil them or should I throw them away.
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How long boiled egg can be stored in fridge?

I boiled some eggs one week ago and forgot to eat them, so they stayed in the fridge. How long will they stay consumable in there?
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How to store hard boiled eggs that are peeled so to avoid moisture build up?

On the weekend I usually make 10 hard boiled eggs and peel them so I can eat 2 every morning during the work week. It's a big time saver in the morning, but when I store them in a plastic container in ...
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Water boiling and cooking time

Will there be a difference in the time for which it will take for eggs to be prepared in the cases mentioned below? A. Cooking eggs in a pot on full gas power until the water reach boiling point - ...
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What are some of the best ways to shell an egg? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to peel hard boiled eggs easily? I just came back from the kitchen where I was preparing a dozen hard boiled eggs for a recipe. Part of this preparation is removing ...
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Why do steamed avocados taste like eggs?

Today, I was steaming some kale, and decided to try steaming some avocados as well, so I added them for the last 2 minutes of steaming (out of approximately 6 minutes). To my surprise, the avocados ...
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what's best: boil eggs in advance or just before use?

let's say I want to eat a hard-boiled egg every day of the week. should I boil them and store them (refrigerated) all at once or should I keep raw eggs in the fridge and hard-boil them just before ...
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Will hard boiled eggs absorb salt through the shell?

In this America's Test Kitchen video they add salt to the cold water when hard boiling eggs: http://www.cookscountry.com/videos/Hard-Cooked-Eggs/28960/ Would the salt actually permeate the shell and ...
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How to find out if an egg has a cracked shell before boiling it?

The cracks are practically invisible to naked eye but while boiling, they spew out all the yolk into the water creating a lot of mess. I'm wondering if I could test an egg before boiling it, so I ...
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How to ensure that eggs get hard boiled on a gas stove?

I used to determine the state of eggs by their shell i.e. if the shell is cracked, the eggs have been boiled. But sometimes I have found that even though the shell is cracked, the egg whites are ...
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Are refrigerated hard boild eggs really unsafe after a week?

Most sites that I've googled (such as http://www.ochef.com/1009.htm, and http://whatscookingamerica.net/Q-A/eggs2.htm) say that refrigerated hard-boiled eggs need to be eaten within one week. I'm a ...
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What causes the green ring between yolk and white when hardboiling an egg?

The yolk of a hardboiled egg often has a green tinge right at the interface to the white. Besides not looking very good, I think it also maybe contributes a sulfurous odor. What causes this green ...
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What's the right way to hard boil eggs?

I find I always have trouble scaling the amount of time the eggs should be boiled, cooled, etc. for different-sized batches of hard-boiled eggs. I've heard a variety of "folk lore"-type rules for how ...
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How can I tell whether an egg has been hard-boiled, through the shell?

At my workplace, there's a mysterious carton of eggs in the common refrigerator. Nobody I've asked knows whether they're raw or cooked. Is there a way to tell, without cracking one of the eggs open?