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Old 06-22-2008, 07:01 AM   #12
Gale02
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I don't know if it's because of where I live (over 7,000 feet), but if I boil eggs for only 5-7 minutes the yolks are still runny. Mine have to be boiled for 13-16 minutes to be hard boiled. That said, 40 minutes is a REALLY long time. Everyone else has adequately explained the green ring, it just happens when they get overcooked.

I'm curious, did you eat them?
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