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

By Food & Wine
Updated June 26, 2017

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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

Here, the retro hors d’oeuvre gets deconstructed: Blend hard-boiled eggs with mustard and mayonnaise and serve with toast points.
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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

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

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.


Slideshow: More Hard Boiled Egg Recipes

Delicious dishes that make use of hard-boiled eggs.

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