Three Ways to Boil an Egg

-Boil water in a medium saucepot. -Gently drop eggs into the water using a spoon. -Boil eggs for 5 minutes soft yolks, 7 minutes for medium yolks, 9 minutes for firm yolks. -Remove eggs from boiling water using a slotted spoon and place them directly into the bowl of ice water to cool for about 10 minutes.