You will need
    • eggs;
    • water;
    • salt;
    • utensils for cooking (pot);
    • timer (watch);
Laying the eggs in cold water
This method is preferable that minimizes the number of broken during the cooking eggs. At the same time, it is difficult to calculate the total time of cooking.
Wash the eggs. Then put them in a container for boiling and pour such a quantity of cold water to it just covers the eggs.
Water for cooking is also necessary to add 1-1. 5 teaspoons of salt. Salt is essential in order to prevent bursting of the shell and to increase the boiling point of water.
Place a receptacle with salt water and eggs on the stove. Once the water boils, reduce heat and simmer the eggs for 7-8 minutes.
Hard boiled eggs boil 7-8 minutes after boiling
Laying the eggs in boiling water
Pour into the pan a small amount of water (as much as you need to ensure that all eggs were completely surrounded by). Add the water 1 – 1.5 tsp. of salt. Put the saucepan on the burner and wait until the water boils.
Before you boil eggs, they must be washed. In boiling water carefully using a spoon lower the egg so it didn't hit the bottom of the pan. Note the time on the clock – hard boiled eggs boil for 7-8 minutes.
The end of cooking
At the end of cooking pour the boiling water and fill the basin with eggs in cold water. Leave for a few minutes. Cold water will not only cool the boiled eggs, but also make their further cleaning of the shell easier.