[Sca-cooks] Storing eggs through Lent, WAS Re: Hi again everyone!!!

tudorpot at gmail.com tudorpot at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 19:18:27 PDT 2009

When I lived in England- 1990's - grocery stores kept eggs on a 
shelf-not refridgerated, nor did most home have eggs in the fridge- 
mostly sat on the counter in cute baskets.


jenne at fiedlerfamily.net wrote:
> Eggs can be kept for quite a long time in a cool place with as much air
> excluded as possible. Nowadays we treat eggs as if they were as perishable
> as milk-- perhaps because of Salmonella-- but it wasn't very long ago--
> within my lifetime-- that it was well known that eggs could be stored on
> the counter for a week or more and kept in a cool place for over a month.
> Isinglass-coated eggs could be kept for up to a year. (C.F. old Rodale
> publications.)

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