Piercing a hole in the rounded end of the eggs helps prevent the shell from cracking. When you stir the eggs as the water comes to a boil, it sets the yolk in the center of the whites.
|Salt and pepper, to taste|
2. Use a straight pin or a safety pin to pierce a hole in the rounded ends of the eggs. With a slotted spoon, lower the eggs into the water. Use the handle of the spoon to stir the eggs in the water in a circular motion until the water returns to a boil.
3. Let the water bubble gently for 3 minutes exactly. Transfer the eggs to egg cups and serve with salt and pepper. Sheryl Julian