Fill a large pan with an inch of water and bring to a boil. Add eggs to a steamer basket and as soon as pot is boiling, add the insert, eggs and all. Cover.
Cook eleven to twelve minutes for hard-boiled eggs. Immediately place eggs in a bowl of ice water and allow to cool for at least 15 minutes.
Peel under running water if necessary.
Store in the refrigerator for up to a week.