If you’re boiling hard boiled eggs to enjoy later, and you want to store them in an egg carton with your raw eggs, how do you tell them apart? If you add a few tablespoons of balsamic vinegar to the pot when you boil them, you’ll have no trouble at all.
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Brigitt Hauck at Real Simple explains that the vinegar tints the boiled egg shells a subtle beige without changing the flavour of the egg inside, allowing you to easily distinguish them from their unboiled brethren. Unfortunately, this trick won’t work if you bake your eggs in an oven, but if you boil your eggs the scientifically perfect way, this is an easy way to keep them organised.
How To Distinguish Hard Boiled Eggs [Real Simple]