If you've ever stood over your sink painstakingly peeling tiny bits of shattered eggshell from your hard-boiled eggs, you understand the true feeling of frustration. Since we haven't yet mastered the whole "patience" thing, we want to share a brilliant egg-peeling trick with you that'll save you time and temper tantrums.
If your hard-boiled eggs are going to end up being sliced in half, made into deviled eggs, or chopped up into egg salad, this trick is a life-saver. (It's not for those of you looking to preserve a whole egg, but who needs that anyway?)
The above video demonstrates the embarrassingly simple process: Boil your egg, cool it down, and slice it in half lengthwise with a sharp knife. Then slide a teaspoon or tablespoon (depending on the size of your egg) in between the egg's shell and the egg white (making sure to keep the egg's "skin" intact) and gently pop out the egg. It'll slide right out of the shell, without a bit of shell attached. Voila!
If you want to learn how to peel a hard-boiled egg and keep it whole, watch this.