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Hard-boiled Eggs

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By Auguste Escoffier

Published 1903

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Although the cooking of hard-boiled eggs may seem to be an insignificant operation the correct timing of the cooking is essential. It is of no use to cook them for longer than the exact time because overcooking will toughen the white and discolour the yolk.

To ensure a uniform cooking time for a number of