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How to Boil The Perfect Egg
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How to Boil the Perfect Egg
How to Boil the Perfect Egg - Without Boiling It
This method of boiling an egg is not new. However, with ‘green’ being the current buzzword it is now deemed eco-friendly and in fact it is.
The method is known as ‘passive boiling’ - it is an eco-friendly way to boil an egg and save on energy.
Here’s the method and it is probably very familiar to many of you:
- take an egg(s)
- place in pot in cold water and cover
- bring to a boil and shut off
- leave egg in water for at least 15 minutes for a hardboiled egg
It is the hot water, now cooling, that will in fact perfectly boil your egg every time.
I started using this method many years ago. That's entirely due to the fact that I had a tendency to put eggs on to boil and then would go off and do 10-20 million different things, forgetting entirely about the eggs until (a) - the pot was burning or (b) they were overcooked and useless.
Even today I still forget about the eggs I am boling - but they just sit, harmlessly, in the pot - and I find them just as good as if I had taken them out after 15-20 minutes.
Many foods can be cooked this way, including corn on the cob, and shrimps, etc.
Appliances to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the Kitchen
When I boil eggs, I boil them in my electric tea kettle. They come to a boil in only a couple minutes. This also reduces the amount of energy used (wasted) in the kitchen.
In fact the appliances used in the kitchen, and our methods of preparation account for 30 percent of energy consumption used/wasted in the home.