- HEAT 1/2- to 1-inch of water in a large saucepan to boiling over high heat. Carefully place steamer insert into pan over boiling water OR proceed to Step 2, if not using a steamer insert.
- Carefully ADD eggs using a large spoon or tongs. COVER and continue cooking 12 minutes for large eggs (13 minutes for extra large eggs).
- DRAIN immediately and serve warm. OR, cool completely under cold running water or in bowl of ice water.