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Using the term boiled when referring to eggs cooked in the shell can be misleading, because eggs known as "hard-boiled" should never be cooked at a full boil for the duration of the cooking time.
A term used to refer to the taste of wine with excessive acidity and tannins. Hard tasting wines typically are young wines which have not fully matured so the excessive tannins overpower and mask the underlying flavors and qualities that may be present as it matures.
A method of testing sugar syrup to see if it has boiled to the proper stage of cooking. It is the point when a drop of boiling syrup is dropped into cold water and separates into hard, brittle threads.