Never again!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by duckinnut, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. duckinnut

    duckinnut Songster

    Jul 18, 2010
    Marshfield, Ma.
    I have a confession to make. Yesterday morn went on a duck hunt with a couple of friends and after the hunt we went for can see where this is going. I went in with full intention not to order eggs but long before chickens entered my life I always ordered the same omelette(chorizo and cheddar). But I figured this was going to be in the name of science and and I could be objective so I went ahead an ordered it. I may be biased but it was not appealing at all, the flavor was almost non-exsistent and the color was a pale yellow at best. Maybe its just me and I know how we perceive color as it relates to taste go hand in hand but it was just not palatable. My buddy ordered over-easy and when he broke the yolks they were a lemon chiffon color and almost translucent and really watery. [​IMG]

    I just can't understand how people can say there is no difference between farm fresh and commercial eggs but will atribute their unknowing to lack of knowledge. Next time its oatmeal, NEVER AGAIN![​IMG]

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Thankfully, we live close to a small family run restaurant that uses good, fresh, golden yolked, free range eggs. This is the only place that I order eggs when we eat out.
  3. goldies99

    goldies99 Songster

    Jul 22, 2011
    i hear ya duck! kid said the same thing!...she will NEVER eat a store bought egg again!!!!
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    I've eaten eggs out a couple of times when I ordered without thinking.
    Never again here either.
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    I never order eggs in restaurants, they have always made my belly hurt the rest of the day. I just thought I didn't like eggs til I got my own hens. My eggs don't give me a stomachache all day and I eat them almost every day now.
  6. Moabite

    Moabite Songster

    Feb 24, 2010
    I made that mistake about a year ago. So when my entire flock started molting, I had to trade my neighbors some feed for eggs. Lucky for me my neighbors understand.
  7. I work in an institution kitchen, that feeds about 1300 on a daily basis.
    The eggs for used for scrambling and cooking come in a bag already mixed.
    The only eggs straight from the shell are the egg salad, fried eggs, or boiled....
    I imagine many restaurants use that same form for convenience.

  8. dadsdeercamp

    dadsdeercamp Say goodnight gracie

    Sep 24, 2010
    Mora MN.
  9. LT

    LT Songster

    Aug 21, 2011
    West Fork
    I would rather do without than eat "sweatshop" eggs.
  10. checoukan

    checoukan Songster

    May 22, 2011
    Columbus, Ks.
    can't stand them, order pancakes the next time with sausage!
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2011

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