If you eat eggs, the last thing you want to do is experience a bad or rotten egg. Fresh eggs are a must for your health and also your recipes.
While we’re on the subject, if you get caught short in the egg department, you can substitute apple sauce, banana, flax seed, and even vegetable oil according to our egg substitutions post.
Egg Freshness Water Technique
You may not be aware but there is a water test that you can perform to see if your eggs are optimal for use. We have included this handy infographic and you’ll find a video below.
Ideally, you want your egg to sink to the bottom of your bowl, and lay flat. Then you know it is very fresh.
On the other hand, if it stands on its small end, it is around the 3-week old mark and on its way out. If it drops like a rock to the bottom of the bowl, it is not be eaten.
Egg Freshness Test In Water Video Tutorial
We have included this helpful video tutorial that shows you how to recreate the egg freshness water test at home.
You’ll love how quick and easy it is. To see how, click Play above now ^
This infographic from Cookbook People is an easy overview and has a great reminder to buy free-range eggs. As they say, they taste better, only cost a little more and the birds shouldn’t have to spend their whole lives in tiny boxes. Purchasing ethically should be foremost in our minds.