How to Make Perfect, Easy-to-Peel Boiled Eggs EVERY Time!

OK please, don’t leave. Hear me out. I know this is not the MOST exciting post ever (well, unless you’re super nerdy about food like me, in which case this is VERY exciting!), and I also know you’ve probably tried already a million ways to hard boil the perfect, easy to peel egg only to be disappointed and frustrated, standing over the trash for what seems like hours trying to peel that accursed egg and ending up with a lumpy, ripped up mess instead. We’ve all been there.

Which is why I NEED to tell you about this super secret, super awesome, 100% fool-proof way to make boiled eggs that are easy to peel Every. Single. Time.


And if you happen to be making deviled eggs for Thanksgiving tomorrow (I sure am!), this method will help you remain calm in the face of egg peeling. Because no one likes to be angry on Thanksgiving, especially as a result of sticky egg shells!

How to Make Perfect Easy To Peel Hard Boiled Eggs 2

Here’s what you’ve probably tried in the past. You’ve tried adding the eggs to cold water, bringing them to a boil for a certain amount of time, and letting them sit covered. You’ve tried adding baking soda to the water when you are boiling. You’ve tried an ice bath to “shock” the eggs back into the shell. You’ve tried this nifty as-seen-on-TV “Eggstractor” to peel your eggs. You’ve tried using old eggs, new eggs, brown eggs, white eggs. Nothing seems to work.

Except THIS!

The simple secret to making easy to peel eggs is adding a special ingredient to the water when you are boiling them. Are you ready? This is going to sound weird, but I promise it works……

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24 Classic Thanksgiving Recipes in your Crockpot

24 Classic Thanksgiving Recipes… in your Crockpot!

I’m going to say something right now, and I don’t want you to freak out. Maybe you should sit. Are you sitting? Good. Thanksgiving is in ONE WEEK. There. I said it. The cat’s out of the bag. How, by the way, did that possibly become a saying? What cat was in a bag and…

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Six-Minute Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks

If I can get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes, I’m a happy girl. Under 20? Even better. But under TEN? It’s almost too good to be true! But this one is DEFINITELY true. So true that we’ve made this twice in the past two weeks and fully plan on doing it…

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Easy Mushroom Gravy 3

Easy Mushroom Gravy (Vegetarian/Vegan Optional!)

I’m like Pavlov’s dog. Except- instead of when a bell rings, I salivate at the mere mention of the word “gravy.” And with Thanksgiving coming, I’ve got gravy on the brain. Oh, and of course- family, gratefulness, turkey, stuffing, vacation from work, and all the other things that come with the holiday. But mostly gravy. Here is…

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Third Quarterly Income Report

Third Quarterly Food Blog Income Report: $2,248.80

I am SO EXCITED to share some BIG income news with you. I’ve been waiting on the edge of my seat since the end of September to write this post so I could double and triple check my earnings.  Sorry. I’m getting a little ahead of myself here. If you’re new to Bowl of Delicious, and you…

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Smoky Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup 2

Smoky Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

The other morning, I got up at 5:45 to get ready for work, just like any other day. And like any other day, I packed my lunch and made breakfast. But I also completely made dinner BEFORE work- by mixing just a few ingredients in my Crockpot- in just FIVE MINUTES. Behold: the amazing, the wondrous…

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Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie 2

Sweet Potato and Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

My husband and I make a fine family of nerds. Yes, we bought tickets to the opening night of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Monday (eeeeee!). And on the way home from work today, our conversation went something like this: Me: I have to do a blog post when we get home. Zach: What are…

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Butternut Squash and Thyme Soup 2

Butternut Squash and Thyme Soup

‘Tis the season for butternut squash- the greatest vegetable on the face of the earth! In my humble opinion, that is. The melt-in-your-mouth texture, the slightly sweet flavor, and the high nutritional value of this seasonal vegetable makes it good enough to eat every day. And this Butternut Squash and Thyme soup is simple enough to let the…

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