Test Your Egg IQ

Let’s get cracking with some hard-boiled questions. Scroll below the eggs to see the answers.

1. Which spice can you use to dye eggs naturally?
(A) Mustard seed
(B) Cardamom
(C) Turmeric

2. When it comes to egg-carton labels, which is the most health-conscious choice?
(A) All-natural
(B) Certified organic
(C) Hormone-free

3. What can you do to prevent a green ring from forming around the yolk of a hard-boiled egg?
(A) Place the raw egg in boiling water instead of cold water.
(B) After cooking, submerge the cooked egg in cold water.
(C) Roll the cooked egg after boiling.


Ready for the answers?
1. (C) Turmeric. For beautiful yellow-dyed eggs, look to turmeric, water, and vinegar. Get the dye ratio, and recipes for more homemade colors, right here.

2. (B) Certified organic. Need more help cracking the code to food labels? Check out our guide.

3. (B) After cooking, submerge the cooked egg in cold water. Check out this video for vibrant yolks every time.


  1. Ana Rubyn

    Fantastic & fun

    March 12, 2014 at 10:04 pm
  2. Susan Cochran

    I’ve been using the “how to boil an egg” video directions for a while now. It absolutely, positively work!

    March 22, 2014 at 4:44 pm
  3. Madison

    I must be egg-ceptional! I got them all correct!

    March 25, 2014 at 1:23 am

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