Anyone use an egg cracking device?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by LilRalphieRoosmama, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
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  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    The side of the skillet works just fine for me...
     
  3. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

    Oct 15, 2007
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    Works fine for me too but Dad doesn't have alot of feeling or dexterity in his hands anymore.
     
  4. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Wow! Remember the egg cracker in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang? [​IMG]

    It looks like a great idea, but watch out on the shipping on those ads.

    Sham Wow was so awful, I had to cancel my credit card to get them to cancel my order.

    With ducks eggs, I always crack them into a bowl first so I can pick out any shells. When my hands are hurting, I use the back of a table knife to crack them.
     
  5. alicefelldown

    alicefelldown Looking for a broody

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    Quote:Wouldn't that make squeezing the tool just as hard as cracking against a bowl?
     
  6. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:yep me too... or the corner of the counter
     
  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Not for $20 I'm not gonna.
     
  8. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    I was cracking goose eggs today for a stovetop cheesy goose egg casserole and wow, I forget from season to season how tough those shells are!!!

    I almost got my iron skillet to whack it open....[​IMG]

    Happy New Years!
     
  9. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    I use a cool quail egg cutter for my quail eggs but it is more like a cigar cutter than the thing you posted. Maybe they have a bigger version for large eggs as that devise looks like it would make more of a mess than help.
     
  10. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Bet that scrambeler thing would help for blowing eggs.
     

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