Food Science: Why Are Hard-Boiled Eggs So Hard to Peel?
There are a million and one tips out there for how to make a hard-boiled egg easier to peel, but far fewer on why eggs are so hard to peel in the first place. Let's take a look, shall we?
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Add baking soda to the water when hard boiling eggs and the shell will come right off.