How to Tell if Your Eggs Are Fresh

Don't get too used to a cooking post from me,
I don't cook....I create!

Do you know how to tell if an egg is fresh?

I found this tip in my

Gently place your eggs in a bowl of cold water.

Very fresh eggs will sink to the bottom and lie on their side.

Somewhat fresh eggs will stand on end and 
bob around in the water.

Old eggs will float-
Throw those out!

Very Cool!
But I still hate to cook! 

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife of 28 years, the mother of 4 daughters, and the grandmother of 4 grandsons. I am a DIY Blogger and a part time PreK teacher.


  1. Very cool! I think I need to throw out a dozen of them! ;)Alyssa of Boston Bee

  2. I am so with you.....hate to cook too! Thanks for the tip. I can't tell you how many eggs get thrown away because they never get used around here.
    Have a wonderful day.

  3. Awesome! I did not know that. I love learning new tips from my bloggy friends :) Can you give the old eggs to the dogs? They would thing I was a goddess if I did that!

  4. I saw that! Always good to know these tips. (I rarely cook myself.)


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