5 Crazy Things You Didn't Know About Eggs!
I like to have my scrambled or fried eggs every morning! Well, It turns out that many of our fears about eggs actually may be baseless. For example, I was absolutely blown away to learn that eggs may not need to be refrigerated, which has been proven, though I won’t test it! Well, there’s that crazy thing about eggs and I have 4 more below!
1. Brown eggs are not healthier than white eggs
For some reason the brown ones look healthier and more virtuous, but it really only has to do with the breed of chicken who laid them. Brown eggs come from hens with red earlobes, and white eggs come from hens with white ones.
2. Green egg yolks are okay to eat
Sam I Am didn't think he liked green eggs, and neither do most people when they crack open a hard-boiled egg and see an unappetizing green yolk there. They're actually fine to eat though. It just comes from overheating the egg, and you can prevent it from happening by running cold water over the hot eggs as soon as they're finished cooking.
3. Bloody eggs are okay too
I've always thrown out eggs at the sight of any blood and probably always will. But you don't have to. According to the Egg Safety Council, those spots and streaks are just caused by a rupture of a blood vessel on the surface of the yolk. They pose no health risk at all.
4. Eggs keep longer than you think
As soon as that expiration date on the carton nears, I toss the eggs, but I may be wasting a lot of money that way. The date is typically the sell-by date, and according to the USDA eggs are safe for five weeks after that date, perhaps even longer.