Here, legendary chef Jacques Pépin reveals tips for making perfect hard- and soft-boiled eggs. Plus, delicious F&W recipes that call for them.

May 24, 2012

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 Video: Jacques Pépin Demonstrates
How to Make Soft- and Hard-Boiled Eggs

  • Recipes for Hard-Boiled Eggs
  • Hard-Boiled Eggs

     More Ideas for Hard-Boiled Eggs 

    How to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs

    These techniques lead to perfectly yellow yolks and make peeling a breeze. 

    How to Make Soft-Boiled Eggs

    Jacques Pépin shows how to make perfect soft-boiled eggs.RELATED: Soft-Boiled Scotch Eggs


    How to Cook Eggs in an Immersion Circulator


    An immersion circulator cooks eggs to an incredibly soft, creamy consistency. 


    Recipes for Hard-Boiled Eggs

    Deviled-Egg Spread

    Deviled-Egg Spread

    Chef Katie Lee deconstructs the retro hors d’oeuvre, blending hard-boiled eggs with mustard and mayonnaise so it’s more like an egg salad that she can spread on toasts. 

    Tomato and Garlic Dip

    Tomato and Garlic Dip

    The iconic Andalucian salmorejo is essentially a superthick gazpacho, made with plenty of ripe tomatoes, garlic and olive oil. Invariably, it’s topped with chopped hard-boiled eggs and ham and served with fried eggplant or toasted country bread. 

    Hard-Cooked Eggs with Crisp Anchovy Crumbs

    Hard-Cooked Eggs with Crisp Anchovy Crumbs

    The hard-boiled eggs and anchovy mayonnaise for this easy appetizer can be refrigerated separately overnight. 

    Hard-Boiled Egg Sandwiches with Anchovies and Capers

    A favorite among the F&W test kitchen staff, this sensational recipe blends hard boiled eggs with flavorful Italian ingredients. 

    Hard Boiled Egg Recipes



    Slideshow: More Hard Boiled Egg Recipes



    Delicious dishes that make use of hard-boiled eggs.