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Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by midwestmilkmaiden, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. midwestmilkmaiden

    midwestmilkmaiden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My daughters are wanting to color easter eggs.. and i was wondering.. if we use our fresh eggs to decorate.. How long can they hang out on the counter or around the house and still be safe to eat??

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  2. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I think you can leave them out for at least a week and be fine.
     
  3. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you going to boil them? I would put them in the fridg after a few hours, but that's me!
    I do not refrigerate my uncooked eggs right away.
    Brenda
     
  4. bwebb7

    bwebb7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would refrigerate the boiled eggs. My fresh eggs are on the counter all week.
    I don't know how long boiled eggs are out of the fridge:confused:
     
  5. missfitch

    missfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    once the egg is washed or boiled it needs to be refrigerated, if your not washing your eggs you can leave them out for quite some time, now you have time to hide them and find them but when the kids are done throw them in the fridge. (we did on Saturday then we make egg salad sandwhiches that were colored due to coloring going through) so we picked eggs, boiled eggs, colored eggs, hid eggs, found eggs and ate eggs, it was a great day for eggs!!![​IMG]
     

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