How to Tell If Eggs are Still Good

Written by admin on April 9, 2009

Have a carton of eggs that have passed their use-by date? Here’s how to test to see if they are still good:

Fill a bowl with cold water and place your first egg inside. If the egg sinks to the bottom, it’s fresh. If the egg sinks to the bottom, but stands on its point, it’s still good but needs to be used soon. If the egg floats to the top, it needs to be discarded.

Always discard any eggs that have an odd appearance or odor.

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