What’s the Best Way to Peel a Hard-Boiled Egg?

This is the struggle that has plagued humanity ever since we realized that hard-boiled eggs are the nutritious packaging of protein: how to gently peel off the shell? The last thing you need is to destroy the lost speck. Today we’re going to test a few general tips that are supposed to help make egg peeling easier.

We tried several methods to help us slip out of the shell: punch a hole in the bottom of the egg , add baking soda to the boiling water, and shake the egg in a jar or glass of water . Keep in mind that our testing was not strictly scientific and your results may vary, but most methods ended up being more of a hassle than they were worth.


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