Did You Know – Eggs

How many times have you had raw eggs and you didn’t know if they had gone bad or not? Did you know that all you have to do is place each egg in a glass with cool water to find out? If the egg falls to the bottom of the glass, it is ok to use. If it floats it is usually a bad egg and you need to throw it away. However, it might be ok when it floats as long as you crack it open and it doesn’t have any unusual odor or odd color, but my preference is that it will get thrown away.

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  1. That’s an interesting trick! We usually stick to the expiration date of the carton but this is a good trick to know as well in case we go past the date!

    • As soon as ours get close to the date on the carton my husband makes an omelette and hard boiled eggs. I don’t think I have ever smelled a rotten egg, they are gone before they go bad. But I won’t risk ruining my recipe by chancing it so I use the fresh eggs and let him have the old ones. 😉

  2. Oh, I hate the smell of a rotten egg! I always break it into a separate bowl to make sure that if it’s rotten, it doesn’t mix with the other ingredients (but will remember your tip next time). Thank you Diane 🥚.

  3. Isn’t that a great way to check on the freshness of an egg, Diane? I must say though for me, if the egg floats to the top, I give it to the dogs. It is bobs around half-way-in-between, I eat it that day. 🙂

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