Perfect Deviled Eggs Start with Steaming, Not Boiling

Simple secret makes egg shells peel perfectly

Deviled eggs on a white plate, against a background of a wooden table with a white and red checked tablecloth
Images by Michael Sylvester and Engin Akyurt via Pixabay

In the American South, deviled eggs are nearly a contact sport. I know a pair of sisters who maintained a seventeen-year feud over paprika. (Don’t ask.)

Indeed, many a church supper’s been silently plagued with pride, envy, gluttony, covetousness, perhaps even inklings of…



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Paul Thomas Zenki

Paul Thomas Zenki


Ghost writer, essayist, marketer, Zen Buddhist, academic refugee, living in Athens GA, blogging at A Quiet Normal Life: