How to tell if your eggs are really fresh

How do you know if your eggs are fresh or bad? Eggs are like yogurt…you shrug your shoulders and trust the manufacturers expiration date.  Whether your recipe is a heritage, classic or of your own invention, you need fresh eggs to achieve the desired result.

Here is an easy and accurate method to test if your “fresh” eggs are really fresh. When I did this to my newly purchased over priced name brand and within date eggs, they nearly all stood on end!

Fresh? Nope, they went back to the store!

egg test

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13 comments on “How to tell if your eggs are really fresh

  1. Ah, we knew the floaters were bad but didn’t realise you could differentiate more than that. Thanks.

  2. I had no idea! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

  3. tbnranch says:

    Yep! Accurate info! The eggs at grocery stores are on an average of 3 months old. Gross.

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  5. […] Heritage and Trail Cooking posted this informative article about how to determine the freshness of an egg. A test you can do at home to tell if your eggs are fresh, a week old, 3 weeks, or expired.  Read Article […]

  6. LadyBlueRose's Thoughts Into Words says:

    This is one I need
    Thank you for another very good post
    Take Care…
    )0(
    maryrose

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