Simple test to see if eggs are still fresh. Genius! - I'm told that date on the egg carton is a "sell by" date. I have boiled eggs weeks after expiration and the egg salad is delish. Put some baking soda in the water for easier peeling. Fresh Eggs, Bad Eggs, Eggs Fresh, Goodtoknow, Recipes, Eggs Cartons, How To, Howto, Help Hints
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How to tell if an Egg is Fresh ~ If the egg lies on its side on the bottom it is very fresh, If the egg stands up and bobs on the bottom it isn’t quite as fresh, If the egg floats on the surface, discard! Here is a link to the show The Doctors where they talk about this: www.thedoctorstv....
How to tell if an egg is still good....Drop an egg into water. If it sinks, it's fresh--perfect for poaching and souffles. If it stays submerged with its wide end up, it's older but good for most uses. If it floats, toss it.