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good egg or bad egg

does anyone know the trick to tell if an egg is good

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Asked by sashasmom159 at 10:07 PM on Nov. 7, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • bad eggs float

    Cooked (hard boiled) eggs spin really well and don't wobble.
    Uncooked eggs will wobble when spun.

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 10:08 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • it will smell if its bad, especially once you crack it. my advice, if your unsure, crack it outside lol

    Answer by momslikeme366 at 10:09 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • The older an egg gets, the higher it will float when placed in a deep pan of water. Standing on end is okay, but if they rise up and float without touching bottom, they are likely spoiled.

    Answer by geminilove at 10:16 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • by the smell

    Answer by gianna530 at 10:25 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • I didn't know eggs went bad. My Mom will keep eggs in her fridge for a year and still use them and there didn't seem to be anything wrong with them.

    Answer by Melbornj at 11:20 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • Put them in a bowl of water - has to be at least 2" over the eggs. If they float, they're bad, if they sink, they're good. It's the easiest, quickest test, without actually cracking them.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:06 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

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