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Daily DIY: How to Test Eggs for Freshness

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Read on for one egg-celent tip! Photo: Khymos

Eggs are one of my favorite foods; perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner (and of course, in between). Scrambled, fried, over-easy... any way, any how. Of course, the little trick I'm about to share is a Godsend for someone as egg-crazy as myself, so I'm committing it to memory as I write this.

Did you know that expired eggs float, rather than sink? Grab a bowl filled with cold water and let a few eggs soak in the bowl for two minutes. The freshest eggs will stay at the bottom, and any expired eggs will rise to the surface. Eggs should stay fresh for up to three weeks when properly stored.

Easy enough, right? And don't worry -- for all of you egg lovers, I've scrounged up one of my favorite (and healthy!) recipes: the skinny omelette. It's not only delicious, but super easy to make. Especially with our new floating egg trick! Go forth and cook, DIY-ers!

  • Kristanna

    I did not know there was a way to test eggs for freshness! Now if I can just remember your tips the next time I'm wondering about my eggs! 5* & recommend...

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