Anyone use eggies?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by maclady, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. maclady

    maclady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok saw a tv infomercial today for eggies. Do these things really work the way they claim? I have not been able to peel any of my eggs without shredding them to pieces so far and deviled eggs are a huge hit around here. Any one use the eggies?
     
  2. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
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    No, I never have, but here's a trick to getting fresh eggs to peel: put 1/4 to 1/3 CUP of salt in the boiling water, then when they're done cooking in the boiling water, plunge them in an ice water bath until cool. They'll peel like a dream and no, they won't be salty. [​IMG]
     
  3. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2010
    There was a thread about these a while back in the recipe section of byc. If I remember right more people in the thread were saying it was a waste of money then worth it. They have them at my local Walmart now for $9.97 a pack.
     
  4. spiritdance

    spiritdance Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always use my 4 to 5 day old eggs for boiling. They peel much easier, and if I'm deviling them anyway we can't taste the difference from the fresh eggs like we do in fried eggs. So I just automatically cycle the eggs on day 4 to the "boil basket," then any that don't get eaten over the next couple of days go to the critters.
     
  5. maclady

    maclady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the responses. I will try the salt water boil & older eggs. [​IMG]
     
  6. loganchick

    loganchick New Egg

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    A friend gave me some Aurecanas and said the blue eggs peel better. And she was correct! So my brown eggs get fried, but the blue eggs are always the ones I use for deviled eggs or any other boiled egg dish.
     
  7. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

    Nov 11, 2008
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    Quote:You only keep your eggs for a week? I keep mine for at least a month before I would consider feeding them to the dogs. I do agree though that the older the eggs the better they peel!!
     
  8. DanEP

    DanEP Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Add salt to boiling water then drop cooked eggs into ice water and yesturdays eggs will peel just fine.
     
  9. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did read the other thread here on BYC about eggies and bought some anyways. [​IMG] I thought they sounded fun. My observations: They do work. I was able to play a little and have boiled eggies that were made by combining 2 or 3 bantam eggs. I also have two giant jars of pickled eggs completed with very little hassle. Are they worth the money? No, at $10 they are not a bargain. Will I be able to keep all the parts together? Well, I stored everything in a mesh bag, so I hope so. [​IMG]
     
  10. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    i heard they a crappies. They are 4 different pieces that have to be put together, all have to be sprayed with cooking spray or they will stick and they also leak . So no eggies for me, i prefer eggs. Plus you can only make one deviled egg instead of two.
     

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