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Eggs !!..In the fridge or not ?
« on: 05/09/2006 18:06:25 »
Dearest Clever Peeps,

I need to know if it's Ok to store eggs in the fridge !..I mean there is an egg holder put there especially for the chicken orientated , thin-shelled reproductive  oval shaped ovums of eggy delight goodness !!..

...BUT...I have heard conflicting reports that eggs should NOT be stored in the fridge...

...after all they are not stored in the fridge in the shop so why put them into cold storage ?

Can someone explain the science behind what happens when an egg is ' egg'sulated in a fridge and confirm if they should or should not be kept there.

An omelette to the person who satiates my eggquiry ! :)

Thank You



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« Reply #1 on: 05/09/2006 21:12:09 »
Eggs should always be refridgerated, however, the yolk on a cold egg is firmer, so if you are eating your eggs (frying etc.) crack them while cold, but if you are baking with them let them get to room temperature. That way the egg can be broken down easier in the batter or whatever you are using it for.

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« Reply #2 on: 05/09/2006 21:16:54 »
Mam...THANK YOU so much !! (YAYYY Canada is great...Meg is great !!!)

That is the perfect advice I need. I will continue to refrigerate them. Fortunately, they fry well as indictaed by your advice. Will definitely remember to let them reach room temperature for baking .

THANK YOU

ps: I owe you an omelette....I'll cook it here then fax it to you.

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« Reply #3 on: 06/09/2006 02:44:42 »
sounds good... the more cheese the better :)

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« Reply #4 on: 06/09/2006 03:06:31 »
I will have an omellette please...hehe

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« Reply #5 on: 06/09/2006 03:24:41 »
OH MANNN< still eating... I have to go eat soon its almost (:00 Pm I havent eaten yet!!

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« Reply #6 on: 06/09/2006 05:32:02 »
yikes...get some nutrition girl!

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« Reply #7 on: 06/09/2006 07:41:21 »
Yes I am a hungry Girl! all th food talk killed me off and i ate too much!

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« Reply #8 on: 06/09/2006 08:40:45 »
I believe eggs *are* stored cold in the warehouses, sometimes for quite long periods (I think even months).
You can get away with not keeping eggs in the fridge (as in the supermarkets) for a bit, but they'll go off quicker. Eggs go off because bacteria are growing inside them, so keeping them cool will prevent the bacteria from growing (well, slow it down) just as it does for milk and meat.

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« Reply #9 on: 06/09/2006 12:55:08 »
THANK YOU ROSY !!

I am astonished that eggs may be stored cold for perhaps a few months !

Now that you explain it, it all seems totally logical to keep them in the fridge....presumably you can not freeze them ?


Ok...so that's a cheese omelette for Meg.....and...well..I think Rosy would like a Spanish omelette...or perhaps a delicate light and fluffy herby one !!


THANK YOU ROSY

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« Reply #10 on: 06/09/2006 15:29:45 »
We raised chickens and you must refriderate them. They have a very long shelf life, but you should never crack one into your mixture, always crack them in separate dish before adding to your food, as you might get one that has already begun to go south or even have a developing chick inside, thats abit unnerving, but it happens! YUCK!

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« Last Edit: 06/09/2006 15:30:13 by Karen W. »

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« Reply #11 on: 06/09/2006 16:27:03 »
YOu refrigertated your chickens ??...did you knit them scarves ?  LOL

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« Reply #12 on: 06/09/2006 16:46:21 »
Yes, after we butchered them, They had no necks left to display my knitting skills, But one might use the scarves to finnish off the other chikens rather then a chopping block!! Less Mess you know!! LOL

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« Reply #13 on: 06/09/2006 16:54:24 »
quote:
Originally posted by neilep

I am astonished that eggs may be stored cold for perhaps a few months !



How about storing your eggs in mud for a few months Neil:-

" The yolk of the egg is concentrically variegated in pale and dark green colors while the egg white is dark brown and transparent, like cola. The yolk is creamy with a strong aroma and an almost cheese-like flavor. The egg white has a gelatinous texture similar to cooked egg white, but has very little taste ".
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Century_egg
« Last Edit: 06/09/2006 17:06:03 by ROBERT »

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« Reply #14 on: 06/09/2006 19:05:51 »
Oh My GAWWWWWWWWWWWWD !!!

Those Chinese.....they are amazing !!.....

I don't know if I could bring myself to taste it...yet alone keep it down.

THANK YOU ROBERT !!!

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« Reply #15 on: 06/09/2006 19:19:44 »
YUCK!!!! DOUBLE YUCK>>> Is this a delicacy!!

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« Reply #16 on: 06/09/2006 22:27:18 »
I shouldn't have looked at those while eating dinner.  YUCK.

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« Reply #17 on: 07/09/2006 00:43:16 »
Think of it as two pieces of beautiful Agate with highly polished black Tahitian cultured pearls sitting on top !

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« Reply #18 on: 07/09/2006 00:58:15 »
quote:
Originally posted by neilep

Think of it as two pieces of beautiful Agate with highly polished black Tahitian cultured pearls sitting on top !

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Yes, that's much better.  Thank you.

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« Reply #19 on: 07/09/2006 01:08:06 »
I couldn't eat those things! eyeeka...

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Re: Eggs !!..In the fridge or not ?
« Reply #20 on: 07/09/2006 02:41:55 »
cough, gag, gag...I prefer your defined way of putting it missy betty bad!  LOL

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