To Boil Eggs in their Shells, Soft or Hard

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La Cuisine Creole

La Cuisine Creole

By Lafcadio Hearn

Published 1885

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Wash the eggs clean, drop them as wanted in a stewpan of boiling water; if you desire them soft, let them boil just three minutes by the watch; if only the yolk is to be soft five minutes will do it; but if wanted very hard for salad, sandwiches, etc., let them boil ten or