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Kitchen Hack How to know if an egg is fresh

There's nothing worse than breaking rotten eggs into food, ruining the recipe beyond repair.

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Egg play

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If you have ever had a recipe ruined because of rotten eggs, then you'd understand the importance of being able to tell if an egg is good or bad.

Telling the difference between good eggs and bad eggs is actually quite easy. All you need is water and a bowl.

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Egg test



If you dump an egg in a bowl of water and it sinks, then it is fresh. If the egg stands upright, but one end is touching the bowl, then it is not fresh, but it is safe to eat. If the egg floats in a bowl of water, then it is bad.

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