Perfectly Peelable Steam-Boiled Eggs Recipe - NYT Cooking

If your goal is perfectly smooth, blemish-free boiled eggs that jump out of their shells every single time, I’ve got bad news: No technique in the world can promise that level of perfection But armed with data from scientific tests done with more than 90 testers and more than 700 boiled eggs, this technique for boiled eggs — technically steamed, as they cook in just an inch of water — will maximize your odds Fresher eggs will take slightly longer to peel, but they should peel just as cleanly as older eggs


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