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Handy Tips for Quickly Peeling Hard Boiled Eggs

February 26, 2015 2:02 pm

Hardboiled eggs provide a healthy, protein-packed snack, and you'd be hard-pressed to make egg salad without them! Still, peeling all of those hardboiled eggs isn’t quite as rewarding as eating them. Here are a few smart tips to help you peel hardboiled eggs quickly and efficiently.

  1. It starts with cooking. Make your hardboiled eggs easier to peel by cooking them properly right from the beginning. Fill the pot with enough water to cover the eggs by one inch, and be sure to heat it to a rolling boil before turning off the heat and covering the pot.
  2. Run the egg under cold water. Once you remove your eggs when they're done cooking, finish the cooking process by running them under cold water.
  3. Crack the egg. Gently but firmly drop one of your cooked eggs on the countertop until it is completely covered in cracks.
  4. Roll. Next, roll the egg across the surface of the counter with the palm of your hand to loosen the shell and prepare it to slide off.
  5. Peel from the large end. Finally, begin to peel the egg starting with the larger, wider end. If you did all of the other steps properly, it should come off in one fell swoop.

What Is the Best Way to Peel a Hard-Boiled Egg? [Real Simple]
The Food Lab: The Hard Truth About Boiled Eggs [Serious Eats]
5 Egg Hacks: How To Peel A Hard Boiled Egg, The Easy Way [Epicurious]

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Power Yoga

February 23, 2015 11:00 am

Middletown Township Parks & Recreation
Winter 2015
Adult Programs

Join Andrea Bischoff, a certified yoga instructor, for a one-time power yoga class emphasizing strength and flexibility. Bring your mat. If this trial class goes well, we will offer it regularly in the spring.

Fee: $5.00; $10.00 non residents
Location: Municipal Center
Date: Saturday, February 28
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm

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Crossing Vineyards & Winery Event

February 22, 2015 11:00 am

Event: Pairing Wine & Chocolate
Date: Sunday, March 1, 2015
Time: 2:00pm

Enjoy a "sweet" afternoon filled with tips on how to pair your two favorite foods. Includes instruction, wine tasting, tour and your personal box of "Pierre's Chocolate."
Cost: $35.00 per person

Reservations are necessary for most events. Book early; space is limited. Call- 215-493-6500 ext 19 or buy online at www.crossingvineyard.com.

Location: 1853 Wrightstown Road
Washington Crossing, PA
Open daily noon-6:00pm.

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