Pre-cracking and storing eggs

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  1. shakeandbake

    shakeandbake

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    When I do breakfast events, I usually pre-crack most of my eggs into a container the evening before. How long can pre-cracked eggs (removed from shell) be stored safely?

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  2. shipscook

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    I have found this site very helpful--
    StillTasty.com | How Long to Keep / Best Way to Store Dairy & Eggs

    they say 2-4 days. I break mine into 5 gallon buckets but put them on the line in 1/3 pans on ice, so they stay cold. I use them for breakfast, quiches for lunch, baking, so I don't think I ever have them that long?
    Happy Holidays,
    Nan
     
  3. shakeandbake

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    That's what I was figuring. I have a busy work week and prepping some things, like eggs, an extra day earlier sure helps cut down the work stress.
     
  4. ed buchanan

    ed buchanan

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    Line the plastic tubs with a plastic bag it is cleaner, and if left over can be frozen in bag. I use 2 days at most..