|All of these Eggs were bad! Bummer!|
The good news is even if the carton indicated that your eggs are expired they still might be good and maybe good for longer than you think!
- Fill up a large mixing bowl full of cool water and place a few eggs at a time in the bowl of water. Don’t overcrowd the bowl just a few will do.
- If the eggs rise to the top of the bowl then they need to be thrown away. If the eggs sink they are still good.
- Don’t judge the carton by one egg try them all out because you may have a few that are still good.
|Bad Eggs! Bummer!|
So how do you know the egg is bad because it rises to the top of the water? The reason the egg rises to the top of the water is because the white of the egg has started to evaporate which is leaving the egg hollow. The lighter the egg the quicker it rises to the top of the water. If the egg rises it needs to be thrown away. If it sinks you still have time, but I wouldn’t wait too long.
Boil the older eggs or even fry them up if you are in a pinch. Better yet have breakfast for dinner to use up those eggs. It’s an inexpensive meal and it’s a great way to get rid of eggs without them going to waste.