How to Burn a Boiled Egg

1. Put 2 dozen eggs on the stove to boil.
2. Make sure the pot is full of water.
3. Turn on medium heat.
4. Forget to put on timer.
5. Talk to best friend on the phone for over an hour.
6. Go investigate strange popping noises from the kitchen.
7. Remember the eggs!
8. Turn off burner.
9. Turn on exhaust fan to remove smell similar to burnt popcorn.
10. Remove eggs from burning pan with tongs. Let cool.
11. When eggs are cool enough to handle, see what damage has been done.
12. When pan is cool enough to handle, add soapy water and scrub.
13. Make smoked egg salad (or throw away).
14. LOL

(P.S. This is not a recipe I would recommend for the family cookbook!)

Happy cookbooking anyway,


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  1. I laughed out loud when I got to the part about “smoked egg salad!” (Still laughing!) Guess we all can relate to burning food. I can’t seem to heat up a simple can of green peas without boiling them dry and burning them! Thanks for the laugh!

  2. (P.S. This is not a recipe I would recommend for the family cookbook!)

  3. The same thing happened to me a little while ago, but I “only” forgot about the eggs for about 30 minutes while on max. flame and not an enitre hour. They looked excately like in the picture above. There was no pop sound though, but still there was that awfull smell and I threw away all the eggs. (it exactely a dozen) D:

  4. just burned 2 dozen last night. the kids think its funny because i do it 2-3 times a year.

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