How to determine if an egg is fresh. sinks to bottom and lays on it's side - fresh rests on bottom but fat end rises up slightly - week old balances on pointy end with fat end sticking up - 3 weeks old whole egg floats and bobs around - bad egg
Find out if the eggs in your fridge are still good by just using a bowl of water. Awesome budget tip. Fill a bowl with cold water and place an egg in it. Sinks = Good Floats = Bad Why – Old eggs have less liquid in it causing them to float.
How to judge the freshness of your eggs. This will work for store bought eggs too. If you use this with eggs from your chickens, refrigerate afterwards. You washed the bloom off and they are no longer naturally preserved.
The Food Lab: How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs
'How to Make PERFECT Hard Boiled Eggs in the Oven' in a mini muffin pan. You cook the eggs in a preheated 325 degree oven for 30 minutes and then chill the hot eggs in ice water for 10 minutes. The eggs are much easier to peel when cooked this way.
Baked Hard-Cooking Eggs - Who knew? Alton Brown Method of Hard-Cooking Eggs - 325 degrees for 30 minutes. Post says "Baked eggs are better because they are less sulfurous (smelly) and the texture of the finished eggs is creamier.