LifestyleDo you cook eggs this way? Experts warn

Do you cook eggs this way? Experts warn

Do you keep eggs in the fridge? Remember one thing.
Do you keep eggs in the fridge? Remember one thing.
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7:41 AM EDT, October 17, 2023, updated: 9:57 AM EDT, October 17, 2023

Both in stores and in open-air markets, eggs are not stored in refrigerated conditions. However, after purchasing, we often decide to store them in the refrigerator - this gives us a guarantee of a constant temperature and we believe that this way they will maintain their freshness for longer. However, we rarely focus on this when we reach for eggs to prepare them. And here we make a mistake.

Experts also agree that the refrigerator is the best place to store eggs. However, this does not apply to their preparation. If we want to boil eggs - we should remove them from the refrigerator at least 30 minutes before cooking.

If we don't do this - the eggshell may crack. However, if we use eggs for baking - they may not bind the cake in the way we would like.

The idea of refrigerator manufacturers is not good at all

Many of us have refrigerators with a designated spot for eggs - on the top shelf of the door. Often, there are special plastic molds there, designed to prevent the shells from breaking.

Paradoxically, this place is not good at all. The best is the back of the middle shelf.

In this spot in the refrigerator, it is best to store eggs at a constant temperature, and the cardboard boxes provide an excellent level of protection, and they will also have an expiration date - says Anna Williams, a pastry chef at the award-winning restaurant Fallow, in an interview with "The Mirror".

The same tiny doors are the worst idea because due to frequent opening and closing of the fridge, the eggs in this place are exposed to constant temperature fluctuations.

Experts also advise to keep eggs away from strongly scented food and raw meat. Eggshells are porous, as a result, they absorb bacteria and the smells of surrounding objects. Also, remember not to wash eggs before putting them in the refrigerator, as this further damages their natural coating that protects the shell. Without it, bacteria can more easily penetrate the interior of the eggs.

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