- 4 large eggs
Bring a deep saucepan filled with water to a rolling boil. With a slotted spoon, gently lower eggs into water. Cover pan, and remove from heat. Let stand 4 to 6 minutes (to taste).
To serve in shell, quickly crack at wider end with a knife, and remove top. To serve out of the shell, hold egg over a small bowl, tap around center with a knife, and gently pull shell apart; then scoop egg out with spoon.