Last April after we got chickens I was so excited to hard boil some farm-fresh eggs to use in salads and just to eat (I love a hardboiled eggs with some salt and pepper! Yum!). So I tucked about 6 eggs away for two weeks patiently waiting for them to “get old” so I could make them.
When the day arrived I promptly did my eggs the way I always did eggs. After they cooled I began to peel. I had my heart set on eating the first eggs with seasoning immediately after it was peel. I could not wait!
So I peeled…..and I was left with this:
Not exactly a presentable egg. I struggled through the remaining 5 eggs with no more success than the first one. I got so mad at the last egg that I gave up and threw it away. (But I did eat the rest; they just didn’t look so great.)
I am a busy mama, I don’t have time to pick eighth inch pieces of shell off eggs. I needed a better way.
After a bit of research I found out that store-bought eggs are nearly a month old when you buy them. So by the time you wait a week or two for them to “get old” they could be all but two months old…no wonder they peel!
Granted eggs can last a long time and still be good if properly cared for, but what is one to do when on Tuesday your invited to a cookout on Saturday and asked to bring deviled eggs? It isn’t very appetizing when they look as though they were chewed on before coming to the BBQ.
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