How Do I Know If an Egg Is Fresh?

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You will know if an egg is fresh by dipping it in a bowl of water. If it immediately sinks to the bottom and lies flat on its side, the egg is quite fresh. However, if it fully floats in the water and does not touch the bottom, the egg is not fit for consumption and should be discarded.
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To know if an egg is fresh, by putting it in salty water. A fresh egg will stay at the bottom. You can also use a flash light to observe the content of the egg or simply listen. You hear nothing when fresh egg is shaken close to your ear while with an old egg, you will hear the contents move.
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When you buy eggs in the store, they do have an experidation date, usually about 2 weeks. But when you can get fresh eggs, those are the best.
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1. Hold the egg in your hand. If it is lighter than other eggs or gives off an odor, it is not fresh. 2. Break the egg onto a plate. If the egg white has a cloudy appearance, it is
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If you candle them you can see a very small air sack and the old ones have a large one. If you put them in water the fresh eggs sink to the bottom because they don't have much air
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