🔕 🔔
Loading…

My Basket ()

All questions

What is proper way to store raw eggs

Must they be refrigerated or can they be stored in a cool place or on a kitchen counter

asked by rochelle over 3 years ago

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

6 answers 2146 views
124d6540 dc0c 47f5 b7e5 e84f8d6ba400  image
added over 3 years ago

I always keep them in a door section in the fridge,I think this is the best way to store them :)

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

09ff52d9 2ffb 49d6 84b7 3a81c1edb2d7  image
added over 3 years ago

The rule of thumb that I've been given is 1) never wash those lovely eggs from the barn until just before use and 2) each day on the counter is equivalent to a week in the fridge.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

0f493ab9 068f 4498 ba2c 95c992214d52  sit2
Sam1148

Sam is a trusted home cook.

added over 3 years ago

This won't answer your question in any helpful way...but is intresting to note the durability of eggs.
A solution called "water glass" solution or sodium silicate solution was used to store eggs without refrigeration, for up to, and get this--2 years.
http://www.greatdreams...
and that's is an article that cites the USDA on using the solution.

I've also heard of people storing eggs for months by dipping fresh eggs in wax.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added over 3 years ago

In the carton in the refrigerator. Light degrades the eggs.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

559b7954 d7be 4065 8a51 4b2c9c58102d  lardofavon
added over 3 years ago

As a rule - if the eggs have already been refrigerated when you get them, store them that way. If you are fortunate enough to get farm fresh eggs that were still recently inside a chicken and have never been chilled, just keep them on the counter like Eliz made reference to.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

Loading…

Reset
Password

  Enter your email below and we'll send you instructions on how to reset your password

Account Created

Welcome!

Logged In

Enjoy!

Email Sent

Please check your email for instructions
on how to reset your password

Successfully logged out

Let's Keep in Touch!

Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.

(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)

Please enter a valid email address.