Eggs

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  • When storing eggs in the fridge, write the date you bought them on the shells or cartons to make sure to use the older ones first.
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  • To test if an egg is still good, try dropping one in a glass of water. If the egg…
    • -stays at the bottom, flat or at an angle, it is fresh.
    • -stands on its pointed end at the bottom, it is still safe to eat but best used for baking and making hard-boiled eggs.
    • -floats, it’s stale and best discarded.
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  • You can freeze eggs, just not in the shell. They are best if frozen in portions you will use, like in ice cube trays.
    • If freezing whole eggs or yolks, whip up the yolk with a fork and put in tray.
    • If freezing just yolks, to keep them from clumping, add a ½ tsp. of salt per cup of yolks or 1 tbsp. of sugar per cup of yolks.
    • You can freeze whites as they are. Store portions in an airtight container.
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