HOW TO PRESERVE EGGS

If you're looking for ways to preserve your eggs for longer, you're in the right place.  These five ways to preserve eggs will help you make the most of your egg stock right now.

5 WAYS TO PRESERVE EGGS

In North America, when you buy commercially grown eggs, they're usually stored in the refrigerated section. That's because their bloom has been washed away.

This can be done with mineral oil or shortening.  While I haven't tried this myself, people I've talked to say they've been successful using this method to preserve eggs and keep them fresh for weeks.

HOW TO PRESERVE EGGS IN OIL

WATER GLASSING EGGS

It's important to note that water glassing can't be done with store-bought eggs. And that the eggs must be fresh without being washed, so that the bloom remains intact.

HOW TO WATER GLASS EGGS USING PICKLING LIME

This simple method allows you to protect the eggs from bacteria that cause the break down of the eggs.

HOW TO PRESERVE EGGS BY FREEZING

For freezing eggs, you have several options, including cracking the eggs into an ice cube tray and freezing them before moving into an air-tight container.

VASELINE EGGS FOR PRESERVATION

The theory is similar to preserving eggs with shortening or mineral oil. The Vaseline acts like the bloom. It fills in any fissures or cracks in the eggs and prevents bacteria which could cause the egg to rot.