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OCD folks.  You have four eggs left in the carton.  Which placement is correct

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B
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C
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #25 on: December 15, 2016, 11:11:15 AM »
Expiration date facing you.....

Eggs expire? Who knew? I go through them so fast, there is never a chance of them going bad...

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #26 on: December 15, 2016, 11:14:44 AM »
This thread is making me hungry.

Had fried left-over mashed potatoes and eggs already this morning... That's one egg to bind the taters and two to lay up alongside...

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #27 on: December 15, 2016, 11:17:00 AM »
Eggs expire? Who knew? I go through them so fast, there is never a chance of them going bad...


sh__ happens.....

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #28 on: December 15, 2016, 11:17:33 AM »
Ham and eggs... Want visitors?  :beer:

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #29 on: December 15, 2016, 11:18:12 AM »
It was cold here this Morn.  only 52 degree's

I cooked up a mess of Corned beef hash and two poached eggs with a nice side of grits and an english muffin befor I head out for my morning bike ride..
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #30 on: December 15, 2016, 11:20:14 AM »
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #31 on: December 15, 2016, 11:21:42 AM »
I think I'll have a BLT for luch.
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #32 on: December 15, 2016, 11:24:21 AM »
sh__ happens.....

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #33 on: December 15, 2016, 11:27:19 AM »
I think I'll have a BLT for luch.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #34 on: December 15, 2016, 11:32:00 AM »
D.  The question says you have 4 eggs left, which implies you've already used 8, and an OCD person would use eggs the correct way - start at one end of the carton and work toward the other end.  You wouldnt just pull them out Willy-nilly from the carton.
My wife and I always go use them from both ends to keep the load in the middle balanced. It's not really OCD it's just habit.
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #35 on: December 15, 2016, 11:35:23 AM »
My wife and I always go use them from both ends to keep the load in the middle balanced. It's not really OCD it's just habit.

But which end do you start from?

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #36 on: December 15, 2016, 11:35:55 AM »
I don't do expiration date on eggs.  If they don't stink or have an off color, they're good to go.  ;}

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A little holiday egg trivia.  Old eggs peel better than new eggs.  I learned this while living in TN where one can actually get older eggs.  I was amazed that eggs that had been left in the fridge for two weeks would easily make gorgeous deviled eggs.

Moved back to Texas... two month old eggs don't peel well.  Eggs here are too damned fresh.

I actually knew that - My general use cackle-berries are free range and fresh, but I actually buy eggs to boil, because they peel better... and that dash of vinegar thing actually works to keep em from cracking in the boil too.

I eat a lot of pickles, so I always have a bunch of pickle juice around... Pickled eggs are awesome.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #37 on: December 15, 2016, 11:36:21 AM »
I starting to think some of you folks have a family "Coat of Arms" that Tie in the back!

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #38 on: December 15, 2016, 11:37:04 AM »
I bought a big crock pot a few weeks ago and started a whole ham in it at about 5 AM this morning. The house is starting to smell hammy.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #39 on: December 15, 2016, 11:39:40 AM »
But which end do you start from?

Doesn't that depend upon whether you open them lid-toward or lid-away?

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #40 on: December 15, 2016, 11:39:50 AM »
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I'm grabbing my keys now...I'll make biscuits.

I can make French toast with challah bread
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #41 on: December 15, 2016, 11:42:35 AM »
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I'm grabbing my keys now...I'll make biscuits.


Putting onions, taters, carrots and celery in with the ham.

Other people use a ham bone for boiled dinner but I don't screw around. I use the whole damn ham.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #42 on: December 15, 2016, 11:45:53 AM »
Eggs expire? Who knew? I go through them so fast, there is never a chance of them going bad...

You and me, both.  I buy them in the 5-dozen packages and have trouble keeping them long enough to make them easy to peel for deviled eggs.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #43 on: December 15, 2016, 11:46:08 AM »
Putting onions, taters, carrots and celery in with the ham.

Other people use a ham bone for boiled dinner but I don't screw around. I use the whole damn ham.





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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #44 on: December 15, 2016, 11:46:34 AM »
I can make French toast with challah bread

Never tried that, but it sounds great!

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #45 on: December 15, 2016, 11:50:19 AM »
We enjoy pickled "cackleberries" around here as well.  Now I am hungry.

I'll say again... Do a dozen in bread and butter pickle juice... Make em deviled by the standard pickle-relish style recipe... Except substitute mayo with Arby's Horsey Sauce (one packet per egg). Best deviled eggs ever.

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #46 on: December 15, 2016, 11:51:33 AM »
But which end do you start from?
Whichever one is closer to my hand. That's why I said it wasn't OCD.  :laugh:

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #47 on: December 15, 2016, 11:56:52 AM »
You and me, both.  I buy them in the 5-dozen packages and have trouble keeping them long enough to make them easy to peel for deviled eggs.

I am by myself, but I easy go through 3 dozen a week... A dozen to boil (and pickle if I can), 2 eggs every morning (makes for 14 more), and the rest go away in cooking .... Gotta use an egg wash to get flour on whatever I'm throwing in the oil, if you know what I mean...

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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #48 on: December 15, 2016, 12:24:26 PM »
I'm OCD and the answer is B! B! B! dammit B! The others are abominations!
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Re: You have four eggs left. Which carton placement is correct
« Reply #49 on: December 15, 2016, 12:50:18 PM »
I can make French toast with challah bread


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