Hard-Boil the Foolproof Way
Cookbook editor Rachel Khong recommends this method: Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat and let stand 8–10 minutes, depending on how firm you like your yolks. Transfer eggs to an ice bath to cool. Go to Parade.com/egghead for more egg tricks and interesting facts.