Soft-Boiled Eggs

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2013, America's Test Kitchen TV

The usual approach is hit or miss. We cooked more than 1,000 eggs to develop a truly reliable method that delivers a tender, set white and a fluid yolk every time.

SERVESMakes 4 eggs

TIME15 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Traditional methods for making soft-boiled eggs are hit or miss. We wanted one that delivered a set white and a fluid yolk every time. Calling for fridge-cold eggs and boiling water has two advantages: It reduces temperature variables, whic...

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