Filling a pot with water, putting eggs in it, having it reach a boil for 5 minutes, drenching the eggs with cold water afterwards. All of that is sooo much work.
So, I would like to see a consensus as to how long to microwave 2 eggs at one time.
Once that consensus is reached, I will try it and report back to you.
The adventure here is that different microwaves are different. Yes they are. So we shall see how it goes.
Ah well, this is a tricky one! Do you like your eggs soft or hard boiled, are they small, medium or large?? Personally, if I'm going to "do" an egg in the microwave, I use an egg thingymabob. I break egg into thingymabob and pierce the yolk with a cocktail stick. Then I add 1/2 teaspoon of water and cook on full power for about 40 seconds, checking periodically to make sure egg has set and cooking for longer periods if not.
I'm beginning to think the boiling pot is easier...
It is, and you don't have to rinse in cold water after boiling, unless of course you want cold eggs.
Actually, bless fellow hubbers hearts, who told me this and it is true, doing the cold water thing right after boiling makes them much easier to peel.
Nuking the Chicken is by far the easiest if you tie it's feet first!
Exactly what I do sometimes, have it down to exactly 56 seconds to make a beautiful poached egg with just a slightly soft center.
Yeah, I tried boiling eggs in the microwave once. Once was enough.
Apparently the microwave overheated. The door blew open and the eggs splattered all over the wall. What a mess.
Be careful, or "egg on your face" will become a reality not an expression.
Did you forget to pierce yolk? A terrible mess will ensue if yolk not pierced.
I had seriously wondered about that...
I think I'll defer this particular experiment.
Don't microwave (unscrambled) eggs unless you want to suffer 1st or 2nd degree burns...
Two eggs: crack them into a bowl. Nuke for 1:15. Stir. Nuke for 15 seconds more.
Perfectly scrambled eggs every time.
As to boiling - eh, you got me.
Also, if you're going to season them...do so when you stir. If you want to add cheese, throw it on (or in) before putting them in for the final 15 seconds.
by Cloverleaf 10 years ago
The best way to hard boil an egg?
by ngureco 9 years ago
How can I prevent the pot from turning black when hard boiling eggs?
by Hokey 11 years ago
A group of researchers working at the Human Genome Project indicate that they made an astonishing scientific discovery: They believe so-called 97% non-coding sequences in human DNA is no less than genetic code of extraterrestrial life forms. http://www.agoracosmopolitan.com/home/F …...
by x 11 years ago
Agree or disagree?
by Credence2 6 years ago
Those of you leaning or selecting Trump for President next fall......Excuse me for climbing in the lion's den, folks. As hard as it is I am trying to put myself in Donald Trump's shoes.If I were him, who would I select for a running mate?What direction should he go toward:1. Condi Rice-...
by Victoria Anne 7 years ago
What is your method for cooking a perfect hard boiled egg?It may seem obvious, but I've found that everyone has little things they do differently to get a perfect, easy to peel egg.
Copyright © 2022 Maven Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers on this website. HubPages® is a registered trademark of Maven Coalition, Inc. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. Maven Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers to this website may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|