Friday, November 23, 2012

Egg Storage Chart

 

Since we’ve been on the subject of eggs this week, I thought this might be handy information. Whether or not you dehydrate your eggs, this information is helpful. See my post, The Egg Issue: Do We or Dasn’t We? You will also want to look over my post on Egg Substitutes.

Product
Refrigerator
Freezer
Raw eggs in shell
3 to 5 weeks
Do not freeze.
Raw egg whites
2 to 4 days
12 months
Raw egg yolks
2 to 4 days
Yolks do not freeze well.
Raw egg accidentally frozen in shell
Use immediately after thawing.
 Keep frozen; then refrigerate to thaw.
Hard-cooked eggs
1 week
Do not freeze.
Egg substitutes, liquid
Unopened 10 days
Do not freeze.
Egg substitutes, liquid
Opened 3 days
Do not freeze.
Egg substitutes, frozen
Unopened After thawing, 7 days, or refer to "Use-By" date on carton.
12 months
Egg substitutes, frozen
Opened After thawing, 3 days, or refer to "Use-By" date on carton.
Do not freeze.
Casseroles made with eggs
3 to 4 days
After baking, 2 to 3 months.
Eggnog, commercial
3 to 5 days
6 months
Eggnog, homemade
2 to 4 days
Do not freeze.
Pies, pumpkin or pecan
3 to 4 days 
After baking, 1 to 2 months.
Pies, custard and chiffon
3 to 4 days
Do not freeze.
Quiche with any kind of filling
3 to 4 days
After baking, 1 to 2 months.

 

 

 

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