This method is often incorrectly called boiled eggs. Although the cooking water must come to a quick boil for this cooking method, cooking the eggs gently in hot water by turning off the heat and removing the pan from the burner produces eggs that are more tender, less rubbery and less prone to breakage.
You can read step by step instructions on how to hard cook eggs, here.
Do you ever mix up your hard-cooked eggs with uncooked eggs? It’s easy to figure out which is which… Just spin the egg on its side (on a flat surface) and if it doesn’t wobble that means that the egg is hard-cooked.