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Are fresh eggs really better?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Jaromo99, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. Jaromo99

    Jaromo99 Out Of The Brooder

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    My little brother is doing a experiment on fresh, organic, homemade foods vs. store bought processed food. That I means I get to peel 6 eggs that I hardboiled after they were laid today. Wish me luck?
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Steaming them can make peeling easier - even with very fresh eggs.
    What characteristics is he going to compare to determine if they are better/worse?
     
  3. penny1960

    penny1960 Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I put lemon juice in and peel great also
     
  4. Jaromo99

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    He's doing 2 sets of deviled eggs. One will be completely processed and store bought, the other set will be organic, homemade ingredients, so homemade mustard, pickles, mayonnaise, and eggs from my hens. Then he has 24 people tasting one of each egg blindfolded and guessing which one is organic and which is store brought ingredients.
     
  5. penny1960

    penny1960 Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    @ Jaromo 99
    depending on how the deviling is done it can mask some of the egg
    flavor it might be truer to just half the egg offering water between
    almost like a wine tasting jmho
     
  6. Jaromo99

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    The point is all organic vs. store bought ingredients, not just eggs. This is his project, I'm just assisting him in making the food.
     
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  7. penny1960

    penny1960 Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I would still suggest the old adage less is better
     
  8. Jaromo99

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    His science fair was Thursday. He didn't win anything, but it was still good. The organic eggs only won by 4 votes!
     

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