For breakfast, he pulled yolks from hard-boiled eggs and downed them with oatmeal.
By the time the opening titles assault the viewer with a hard-edged metallic clunk, Nowhere To Hide has already set itself up as a hard-boiled gangster/detective film that is slick, fast and furious.
‘A typical breakfast consists of a mashed up hard-boiled egg, a white soup-like substance, and bread and cream,’ said Chandler.
Given the turbulent and often violent nature of the times, the reasons a writer might choose to reflect them through the medium of hard-boiled detective fiction might seem self-evident.
Make double batches of rice, pasta, baked potatoes, hard-boiled eggs and chili.
The hearty breakfast buffet includes hot oatmeal, seasonal fruit, hard-boiled eggs, baked apples and whole-grain breads.
Spoon cottage cheese mixture into hard-boiled egg halves and refrigerate.
American forties noir was based on the often very dark popular novels of the twenties and thirties, dominated by the rise of what has come to be known as the hard-boiled school of crime fiction.
Shame on you for enjoying that hard-boiled egg on your chef's salad.
Most of the stories printed here were first published in Black Mask, a pulp fiction magazine which epitomised the unsentimental, bracing, hard-boiled style of which Hammett proved the prototype.