Beginner's Box: Do the soft boil
It’s easy to cook classic soft-boiled eggs, also known as poached. We’re looking for runny yolks surrounded by lightly cooked whites.
Be sure to start with room-temperature eggs with no cracks. Boil water, then off heat, add the eggs, cover and time about three to five minutes.
Everyone has a preference for these, so you’ll need to experiment a little on the timing.
Serve on an egg stand or in anything that keeps the egg upright. A shotglass works well. Tap the top and remove. Dig out the insides with your spoon.