Now you want to make a beautiful platter of deviled eggs with nice neat whites and centered yolks... what to do?
It's as easy as stopping by the local farm market and buying some fresh free range eggs from a local farmer and following these steps to perfectly boiling your fresh eggs. (or go one step further and put some happy hens in your backyard, but that is an instructable for another day)
Step 1: What you need
Pot with enough water to cover the eggs
Bowl of ice water
Step 2: Boil water
Step 3: Add Eggs
If you didn't have enough water to cover the eggs just add some hot water from the tap and wait until boiling resumed to start timer.
Now set your timer for 15 minutes.
Boil the eggs for 15 minutes regardless of size, small, medium, jumbo, doesn't matter. (some local eggs come in mixed dozens, medium-jumbo)
While waiting toss some ice cubes in a bowl by the sink and put your colander in the sink (this maybe a good time to find your sink by washing some dishes)
Step 4: Drain and ice
If you are concerned about cracking shells just lift the eggs individually with the slotted spoon and delicately set in the ice bath.
Now just let the eggs cool, if some of the eggs are above the surface just give it a stir so they all get a chance to chill out.
Step 5: Peel
Look at that nice neat bowl of naked eggs and the shells, almost whole, I actually have to crush them before adding to the compost pile.
Step 6: Enjoy!
Now go over to here to get the best deviled egg recipe! Thanks JavaLady tasty!
I'll thank the chickens for making such great eggs... with cake!