1 Retention rules
- 1.1 Condition 1. If no refrigerator
- 1.2 Condition 2. If a refrigerator is
- 1.3 Condition 3. About boiled
2 Other options
- 2.1 Quail eggs
- 3 Summary
The refrigerator is always possible to find a strategic product - eggs. They are used both raw and cooked. I'm not just interested in finding out how much you can store eggs in the refrigerator, and if at all possible to store? It turns out - is possible. I share my notes.
For the most part, raw egg storage process is very simple. It is important to determine where and how to place them. There are many ways to extend the life of eggs. I'll tell you about it in order.
Condition 1. If no refrigerator
In the food suitable eggs of various birds of Representatives: duck, quail, goose and chicken itself. They are used in cooking and cosmetics. But the problem of extending their shelf life without refrigeration remains relevant.
Without thermal treatment freshly harvested eggs can be stored 2-3 weeksand in a cool place. Optimal egg storage temperature is from 0 to +10 °C.
If no refrigerator product can be folded into wooden crates. This box can be done by hand or use a ready-made wooden pallets. How to do it correctly:
- Coat the surface of the eggs with vegetable oil or other natural fat;
- Place chips on the bottom of the box, ash, peat or dry grain, to avoid a fight;
- Place inside the egg, so they do not touch each other, but their sharp points looked down;
- Cover the box with burlap and store in a cool place secluded.
In a small air humidity in the room to store eggs can be from 2 to 3 months at a temperature of not more than 10 degrees.
To prolong the shelf life of eggsMay be used lime solution. To do this, add the product of the flat part of the top and completely cover them with a mixture of water and slaked lime. The room temperature must be negative - to -10 ° C.
Condition 2. If a refrigerator is
The unique structure of the egg, allowing air to penetrate through the skin, also contributes to the penetration of odors into other products. So you need to follow some rules to correctly answer the question of how to store eggs in the refrigerator.
To determine the time eggs are stored in the refrigerator can be, knowing their freshness. Presented in the table guide will tell you how to do it:
Method 1. Ducking
Method 2. Checking the yolks and whites
Method 3. shake
When buying eggs at the store, pay attention to the expiration date on the packaging of prescription.
storage time It depends on the further use of objectives:
- Eating raw - up to 7 days;
- With minimal heat treatment - up to 25 days;
- Only for cooking boiled - up to 45 days.
Store eggs in the refrigerator in needspecial tray with tight-fitting lid. So less likely to admit protuhaniya and spoilage.
In modern units for food storage often have a special shelf on the door. But do not lay eggs in the door side, it is better to use a removable container to put the egg as close as possible to the very cold place - the freezer.
Condition 3. About boiled
After cooking, the shelf life of these products is greatly reduced. Oddly enough, but the heat treatment changes the structure of the shell, and damage process is developing rapidly. To not get food poisoning, listen to the 3 simple tips:
- The ideal temperature range - 0... +5 ° C;
- With intact shell - can be stored for 4 days;
- Cleared - no more than 2 days.
- The eggs of waterfowl (ducks and geese) It can be stored in the refrigerator no longer than 1-2 weeks.
- turkey - will be able to lie as much, and chicken.
- quail - require special conditions, I will talk about this in more detail.
Talk about the benefits of quail eggs is not necessary, we all know how much they are tasty and nutritious. The amino acid which is in their composition does not allow bacteria to get inside and spoil the product.
How long can you keep quail eggs:
- at +25 °C — 30 days;
- At 0... −5 °C — 60 days.
Unlike the chicken, quail eggs are better placed in the built-in shelf of the refrigerator door, or on the top shelf.
Bird eggs hardly a scarce commodity, so it is not necessary to stock them for future use. But if you were a lot of physical and eat all at once does not work - safely use my tips.
Videos in this article will introduce you to the basic nuances of egg storage. If you have any questions, please comment.
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