Fresh eggs belong in the refrigerator

Eggs are not only a versatile and nutritious form of protein, they also remain fresh four to five weeks beyond the packing date. See “eggs-pert” storage tips below: Refrigeration is key. Eggs belong in the refrigerator at 45 degrees F or below until ready for use. Put your eggs in the refrigerator as soon as

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Fresh eggs belong in the refrigerator

Eggs are not only a versatile and nutritious form of protein, they also remain fresh four to five weeks beyond the packing date. See “eggs-pert” storage tips below: Refrigeration is key. Store your eggs in the refrigerator at 45 degrees F or below. Put your eggs in the refrigerator as soon as you get home

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‘Eggsellent’ Health Benefits is Theme of World Egg Day

  World Egg Day is October 11 and this year the global campaign focuses on five key benefits of eggs. Eggs are among the most nutritious foods on the planet and a fantastic source of protein A single egg contains 14 essential nutrients including vitamins A, B, D and E, as well as being a

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The USDA Grade on Egg Cartons: What Does It Mean?

Grading of eggs is just one of the many steps that egg farmers take to ensure the safety and quality of eggs. The  USDA grade shield shows the eggs were graded for quality and checked for weight under the supervision of a USDA grader. Here is more information about each grade: USDA Grade AA Egg

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New Year, New You!

Have you resolved to eat healthier and exercise in 2019?  Eggs, packed with 6 grams of protein and 13 essential vitamins and minerals can help you meet your goal! Eggs help refuel muscles and are the optimal food for post-workout recovery.   They are also an excellent sources of choline, which promotes normal cell activity, liver

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‘Tis the Season to be Baking

It’s that time of year.  Deck the halls, don gay apparel, light the yule log and bake your favorite cookies, breads, and desserts to share with family and friends! Keep “Tis the Season to be Jolly” in this busy time.  Check out these ten tips to make wonderful treats and have time to enjoy the

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Is it Safe to Reuse Egg Cartons?

With their secure lid and uniform compartments, it seems a shame to toss out a used egg carton. While they are perfect for storing and protecting eggs, so many ways to reuse them also come to mind. Just browse around Pinterest, where there are dozens of boards dedicated to egg carton crafts! While it sounds

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Keep this Unwanted “Guest” Away from Your Summer Picnic

Enjoying the great outdoors with friends and family is one of the highlights of summer!  But there’s one guest you do not want at your picnic: bacteria.  Harmful bacteria can grow when food safety isn’t made a priority.  Keep food safe and still have a great time at the picnic. Keep it Clean Before preparing

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A Perfect Start for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can start off perfectly with breakfast in bed!  Many Moms look forward to having this delicious treat surrounded by their family.   Dad and kids, if you’re cooking, here are some practical egg safety tips to keep Mom’s meal special. First, always, wash hands in warm soapy water before preparing any food. Start with

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What is Better than Homemade Ice Cream?

What is better than homemade ice cream made with eggs, sugar, and love?  Making this luscious treat is a family tradition for many.  Now that warm weather is here it’s the perfect time to make ice cream! Eggs are an important ingredient for delicious ice cream.  But, it’s critical to follow these tips so everyone can

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