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Offline Darryl

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Re: Want perfect hard-boiled eggs?
« Reply #15 on: May 26, 2016, 09:54:05 am »
We are out of eggs today too, tk. We've got 18 chooks and they are all on strike. I'll have to lean the axe up against the door to give them the hint.

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Re: Want perfect hard-boiled eggs?
« Reply #16 on: May 26, 2016, 01:22:14 pm »
Hmm... there must be good reasons for the strike...  --- tk

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Re: Want perfect hard-boiled eggs?
« Reply #17 on: May 26, 2016, 11:17:28 pm »
Seems to be a seasonal thing, tk. They seem to prefer the cooler winter weather, so things may improve as we get into midyear.

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Re: Want perfect hard-boiled eggs?
« Reply #18 on: May 27, 2016, 11:20:03 am »
Hmm... there must be good reasons for the strike...  --- tk

A girl--er--chick needs a rest once in awhile.
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Re: Want perfect hard-boiled eggs?
« Reply #19 on: May 28, 2016, 05:43:21 am »
Here is my report and conclusion of the final experiments.  --- tk

1. Best method is to steam them: (1) boil water (2) add eggs on steamer (3) steam 7 or more minutes (4) bathe in cold water.
2. Advantages: (1) not break while adding (2) peal clean (3) need boil only little water (4) easy to handle with a double-pan like this (5) even Gene can do.
3. A little longer cook time is needed as compared to boiling in water: 7 minutes resulted in runny yolk after the steaming, but waiting made it half solid by its warmth remaining after the cold bath.

« Last Edit: May 28, 2016, 05:47:53 am by t k »

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Re: Want perfect hard-boiled eggs?
« Reply #20 on: May 28, 2016, 08:15:04 am »
See Gene, tk has confidence in you!  :)

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Re: Want perfect hard-boiled eggs?
« Reply #21 on: May 28, 2016, 11:35:45 am »
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