In this video get to know Chef John's foolproof method for hard-boiled eggs with softer, creamier yolks. The technique uses a small amount of water on high heat to steam cook the eggs instead of boiling. After carefully placing eggs in pan, reduce heat to medium high and let eggs steam for about 7 - 9 minutes, depending on how hard or soft you like your yolks. Immediately run cold water over eggs to stop the cooking process. You'll also learn his favorite trick for easy peeling. Get the recipe for Chef John's Soft Hard Boiled Eggs.