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Dippy eggs?!
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TheDiceWoman1 · 14/01/2021 20:55

Please help! I can never get the damn things right. Anyone got a fool proof way of doing them?

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Fatherbrownsbicycle · 14/01/2021 20:57

Into boiling water for 6 minutes. Never fails

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MidnightHangingTree · 14/01/2021 20:58

I bought an egg boiler on Amazon. It's amazing.

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bellagogosdead · 14/01/2021 20:59

Colour changing plastic egg thingie.

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ArmsClary · 14/01/2021 20:59

Don't keep them in a fridge.

Depending on size, I usually boil for 3 mins. That is, put into water and bring to the boil then time from that point onwards.

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AnyFucker · 14/01/2021 21:01

Take out the fridge half hour before

Use extra large eggs

Put into just off boiling water and simmer 5 min. Plunge into cold water immediately

Perfect

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Janaih · 14/01/2021 21:01

Put eggs in cold salted water. When it starts boiling rurn down to simmer and put toast on. When it pops up take eggs out and put in cups. Butter your toast then chop lids off eggs.

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SimonJT · 14/01/2021 21:02

I do a medium egg for four minutes and 15 seconds for a good dippy egg.

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Retrievemysanity · 14/01/2021 21:03

I do the same as @AnyFucker but I don’t put them in cold water at the end.

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IhateBoswell · 14/01/2021 21:04

Aah, mine and DP’s favourite argument. My method is room temperature eggs, put in pan of cold water and turn heat up full, then once boiling, timer on for 3 minutes, take them out.

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TheDiceWoman1 · 14/01/2021 21:05

If it helps I don't keep my eggs in the fridge!

Are you guys using a pan with a lid or not?

I had the water boiling before I put them in, then put the lid on for 4 minute. Came out with a bit of watery stuff inside 🤢

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RandomMess · 14/01/2021 21:05

You don't boil you simmer

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mindutopia · 14/01/2021 21:06

We have an egg steamer (like a kettle for eggs). Like £15 and perfect every time.

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Prufrocks · 14/01/2021 21:07

I didn’t realise people kept their eggs in the fridge.

Op I set a timer for 5 minutes and put them into boiling water. No fuss.

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AlwaysLatte · 14/01/2021 21:07

I don't keep eggs on the fridge. Into boiling water for 4 and a bit minutes (size medium). My son loves them!

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AnyFucker · 14/01/2021 21:08

No lid.

Op, 5 mins, not 4 if you start with (nearly) boiling water. But don't use boiling water as it will crack them.

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AlwaysLatte · 14/01/2021 21:09

(Rolling boiling water rather than fiercely bubbling)

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IhateBoswell · 14/01/2021 21:09

I don’t use a lid.

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OppsUpsSide · 14/01/2021 21:10

I put 4 in a small pan straight from the fridge, bring to the boil, time for 1 min 30, firm white dippy yoke!

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IhateBoswell · 14/01/2021 21:13

Straight from the fridge for 1:30? They can’t be cooked!

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yvanka · 14/01/2021 21:22

I got an egg cooker from Aldi, I think it cost £8 and has changed my life! Perfect eggs every time, whether you want dippy or hard.

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Merename · 14/01/2021 21:26

This is hilarious, there’s barely a consistent answer amongst the lot!!

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ProfessorInkling · 14/01/2021 21:29

I do 4.5 minutes in boiling water. Not from fridge. Yum.

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WhatsMissed · 14/01/2021 21:30

I keep mine in the fridge. 5 mins small egg, 6 very large.

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