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Old 04-07-2005, 10:30 AM   #1
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Refrigerated eggs

What is the maximum time eggs can be refrigerated and safely be used?

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Old 04-07-2005, 10:44 AM   #2
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Hope this helps.

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Old 04-07-2005, 11:09 AM   #3
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I also saw one time on FN that if you put the egg in a glass of water you can tell if it is spoiled or not. I can't remember which one is spoiled, but the egg will float or sink. Maybe someone here will remember.
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Old 04-07-2005, 11:29 AM   #4
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Smile Hope this helps!

Welcome Cresentmoon BTW, Abjcooking your correct! But its if it floats do not eat it! It would be spoiled!
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Should eggs be in the fridg?? I've heard they last longer at room temp. ( I keep mine cold though.)
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i always keep mine in the fridge. the thought of a room temp egg kind of scares me.
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Old 04-07-2005, 02:19 PM   #8
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Thanks guys, I live alone and had a dozen eggs in the fridge for over 2 months. I went out today and bought new ones!
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Old 04-07-2005, 07:59 PM   #9
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Eggs have a much longer shelf life when stored under refrigeration, I have read somewhere that for every day or so the eggs out kept out of refrigeration, they age the equivalent of a number of days kept in the fridge.

As people have mentioned, fill a glass up with water, whack an egg in there and if it rises, turf it. I have used eggs well passed the date on package (kept under refrigeration as well though) by testing if they were OK first.
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Old 04-07-2005, 08:11 PM   #10
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But for most baking recipes cookies anyway, it's a good idea to let them warm a bit before you use them.
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Old 04-15-2005, 11:19 AM   #11
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Haggis is right, they last a lot longer in the fridge. Room temp degrades them really fast.


They usually last a couple weeks past their expiration date, in my experience.
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Old 04-15-2005, 12:29 PM   #12
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But for most baking recipes cookies anyway, it's a good idea to let them warm a bit before you use them.
I take them out of the fridge and let them set on the counter for about half an hour before using them.
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