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How to boil an egg

How to boil an egg

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Easter is a special occasion for a sweet tooth but when preparing for the egg hunt you can't ignore the basics. Reporter: Hayley Daen. Sub editor: Cristiana Ferrauti Nearly a year ago, I received a shocking phone call from my 23-year-old brother. I was greeted with a hurried ‘hello’ before he delved into the real reason he had called. He could not for the life of him figure out how to boil an egg. “Well, first you need to bring the water to a boil,” I instructed. “And how do I do that?” What may seem, to some, an integral skill is actually an art, difficult to master. There is far more to making an eggscellent boiled egg than you might think. As spring marches onward, Easter is just on the horizon. And with Easter, comes chocolate bunnies, marshmallow chicks, and the athletic