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Friday, 10 April 2015

Is this really how to identify rotten eggs?

Is this method true or false?

190 comments:

Unknown said...

True

Unknown said...

No Idea..
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Anonymous said...

If u ask me..na who I go ask? Linda Ikeji, i dnt kno.

Anonymous said...

This is true. If an egg floats it is bad rotten, if it tilts it is ok to eat just older some air has already gotten in and fresh eggs sink.

charles ems said...

Very helpful....i needed it!

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

Lemme ask my grand ma, ina zuwa, chai I asked her o linda,her reply was who rotten egg don help???

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

Lemme ask my grand ma, ina zuwa, chai I asked her o linda,her reply was who rotten egg don help???

Cute G said...

All I can remember is my grandfather's method. Just throw the egg on d floor, if it breaks, then it's rotten.

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Anonymous said...

So besides gossip and being judgmental,what exactly do you know my love?

Anonymous said...

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@amOwen said...

Would confirm myself....make I go buy egg...I dey cum

Anonymous said...

Its true, that technique has been used for a long time to identify old eggs from fresh ones.....

Unknown said...

No idea

Anonymous said...

Linda, this is very true! Didn't you study home economics in secondary school?!

Return of the Mark said...

madam linda, it is very true. so u don't know? thot u knew everything; u are selling life jacket and cannot identify fresh eggs. if u like go buy d lifejacket wey ur ppl make, na bottom of the lagoon u go see ursef.

Anonymous said...

true

Anonymous said...

True

Anonymous said...

D problem is once u put it in water then if u don't use it almost immediately it gets rotten

Unknown said...

Don't really know

diddy316 said...

its actually true

Unknown said...

yeah Linda, it's very true.... i practice this alot before i break eggs.

Anonymous said...

not sure about the days but yes it is. always work for me.

Unknown said...

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aya oba said...

Yes o! Very true

aya oba said...

Yes o! Very true

Alloy Chikezie said...

It's true Linda. I'm sure about that. It's an old method of identifying How old an egg is.

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Unknown said...

Very true, I have tried it several times. Linda take note!

Unknown said...

Very true, I have tried it several times. Linda take note!

Unknown said...

Very true, I have tried it several times. Linda take note!

Unknown said...

Very true, I have tried it several times. Linda take note!

Unknown said...

Yes sisi Linda

Unknown said...

Yes

Unknown said...

IF THE PICTURE IS FROM POULTRY ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN.... Then It's True!

Unknown said...

I saw something like this on social media, but have no idea if its true.
Lemme wait and read comments.

Unknown said...

Yup...this is one very good way of identifying them.

Kponskii said...

A lot of people will try this.

Unknown said...

dnt know......but will try it wen i get home



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Anonymous said...

It's true Linda, d one floating u can't even eat again cos it's not only old but very bad

Anonymous said...

It's true Linda, d one floating u can't even eat again cos it's not only old but very bad

hrm paul ojeih said...

Linda we no no oo abeg ask patience Jonathan she suppose no.

Unknown said...

Who the eggs help? Hhehe lol

Unknown said...

I don't know

pamela said...

Very true.

Unknown said...

I know rotten eggs will float.

... THE ARCHITECT....

Anonymous said...

Yes. Bad egg floats.

eka said...

i really don`t know
but l will start doing this...

Unknown said...

it's true!

Unknown said...

Will experiment to find out

Anonymous said...

Very true Lin. I've used the method for a long time. Works every time.

Unknown said...

True....i do dat almost everytime before I fry my egg.

Anonymous said...

Yes. its true tried it out last week and it worked.

Anonymous said...

Very true

omolara said...

Very true

Anonymous said...

It works for me

Juleslouis said...

Very true.

Unknown said...

Yes o! It works perfectly!!!

Anonymous said...

yes.

Unknown said...

Linda nwa....yes. Learnt it in foods and nut in secondary skool

getnnenna said...

yep. absolutely true lindyway. We learn every day don't we. *wink*

Osasemma said...

Very true.

Unknown said...

wanna run a test will send u an observation report


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Anonymous said...

No idea. Lyk whch 1 precisely?

Unknown said...

They are jesters

W.G. said...

Yeah it's true, it works...

Unknown said...

We were told something like this when we were kids(30yrs ago) and i tried it, it worked.

Anonymous said...

Absolutely right.

DEE said...

YES, IT IS TRUE

Anonymous said...

Yes!!

Unknown said...

Heard so too one tym. Dunno.

Anonymous said...

Linda u didn't do home economics in school? That method is true and is taught in school!

Anonymous said...

Quite true besides the spoilt ones will float too.
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Anonymous said...

Yes it's so true!

Unknown said...

If u ask me , ma who I go ask"???

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GALORE said...

I don't understand mbok.





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Anonymous said...

Very true.

Anonymous said...

Works in salt solution.

Anonymous said...

Its true..

Anonymous said...

We should be asking you na

Unknown said...

So true
I just tried it and holy hell it panned out as it was illustrated
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Unknown said...

TRUE.....learnt in standard medical textbook (community medicine)

Unknown said...

Yea its tru

DEE said...

YES, IT IS TRUE

oyelekan said...

It is true.

Unknown said...

its very true apparently.....but i eat it all....lol

Anonymous said...

Very True!

4nkylization said...

Very very true. I do it till date nd it works.

Anonymous said...

True!

Gloria Matthew said...

Yes it is very much true

Unknown said...

Linda u hav water, and d necessary tin's there wit u to test dis, and u ask us. All d same, I hav not done dis b4 so I wil leave it for my other LIB readers to answer d question.

Unknown said...

Yes oooo. I thought you should know better....abi u dey cook ni ?

Anonymous said...

Honestly I have been thinking about this, cos it happened this morning. I was washing the eggs b4 breaking, then I realised one of the eggs floated. I had d feeling it ws bad, I broke it and the yolk wa intact, even the egg white ws thick. And I read that, once egg white is watery, it means the egg is bad. Bt this wasn't d case, so I can't say. Over to you LIBers

Unknown said...

Its nt factual at all

Anonymous said...

Very True

Anonymous said...

i will love to try this

gdys said...

I have to try it to know if is true

Unknown said...

I heard dat too

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Unknown said...

Tis True

Anonymous said...

True but not guaranteed. Clearly, our Naija system hardly recognize expired eggs lol.

Anonymous said...

very true.

Unknown said...

True

Unknown said...

Partially true.


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Unknown said...

Very true..
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Unknown said...

Partially true.


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Drafag said...

@Linda it does. A fresh egg as good haugh unit (scale for egg) meaning the Albumen is still full and firmly attached to the Yolk. just like when you fill a plastic bottle with water it sinks. as days go buy the yolk flattens and detach from the albumen. just like when the water in the bottle is reduced the bottle will begin to float.

Unknown said...

Partially true.


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Unknown said...

Partially true.


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Unknown said...

Yes linda.. if u watch a lot of cooking shows.. you'd see some chefs use this method.. even bakers.

Unknown said...

Very true!

Innocentia Annie said...

Maybe i should give it a try
then i'll respond to it

Unknown said...

Very True

Anonymous said...

true

Anonymous said...

Yes it is. It was in my comprehensive English textbook.

Anonymous said...

Linda why not try it...then you tell us...asking jamb question..

L.A said...

Yes....

Unknown said...

Not sure! Let me try it

Dobzi fingers said...

Don't know if it's true or not but I use it

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dorismakas said...

Just hearing of it for d first time oo..

Anonymous said...

So tru...I usually do dis

Anonymous said...

Very true

D'ANGELS said...

Ummmh! Would surely try it out.

Anonymous said...

very very true linda, i watched it on some food network channel

Unknown said...

Very true! Linda try it

Unknown said...

Yes Linda it's true, the fluid inside starts getting thinner as it gets older, that's why it begins to float. You know when you crack a spoiled egg the fluid doesn't draw.

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Anonymous said...

Yes it is

Anonymous said...

Is very true 100%

Anonymous said...

It may be true.. my F and N teacher said d same back then in school

Mz Hardtheyleye said...

It's very true, i'v done it several times.

Unknown said...

All i know is that very old eggs float on water.

LIFE WITH GIGI said...

Its true o....I do this to know if the egg has spoilt. If it floats then its bad .

Unknown said...

Hmm have no idea.

Anonymous said...

Yes its very true, i've been doing 4 a long tym

Anonymous said...

Yes its very true, i've been doing 4 a long tym

Cherrywillz said...

Yes very true, i've been doing it 4 long time

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

I think I've heard abt it before

Anonymous said...

Very true linda

Anonymous said...

Very true linda

Anonymous said...

I guess I will hv 2 try it....#general OLAMIDE!!!

LegendRules said...

It's very true... I make snacks and I work with eggs all the time. When it floats, it's so bad.

Anonymous said...

Yes

Anonymous said...

Yes

*Minxy* said...

It's true

Doctoressà.. said...

I only know of the very old one(which dey say is spoilt) and the fresh one...so its kinda true..

Doctoressà.. said...

I only know of the very old one(which dey say is spoilt) and the fresh one...so its kinda true..

ADA NDUKA-OSONKIE said...

Tested &proven method:
Egg floats - bad
Egg sinks - good

Unknown said...

Hmmm am sure gona try dis

B Ud said...

Maybe not entirely reliable, Linda

B Ud said...

Maybe not entirely reliable, Linda

Anonymous said...

Very true Linda...

Jules said...

I think so too...heard it some time ago

Unknown said...

very trie... learnt it back in pry school..

Anonymous said...

True. I use it anytime I buy eggs from suspicious outlets

Unknown said...

Actually it is.

Anonymous said...

Very True!

Anonymous Solomon said...

Very true

Pearls said...

Very true, u should try it

Pearls said...

Very true, u should try it

Eric Uroh said...

True

Madam E. said...

i cant say oooo but will really like to know.

Unknown said...

True

Anonymous said...

Yes very certain

Unknown said...

It works so accurately

Mrs CJ said...

True

Unknown said...

Experiment am na. U need to ask

Unknown said...

Are the eggs kept in cold or hot water???

Unknown said...

D floatn one is bad egg

Anonymous said...

Of course! I knew this since jss1. Even tried it to clarify my doubt

Anonymous said...

It's true.
I have experimented it as a kid, and I found it valid.

Anonymous said...

It's true.
I have experimented it as a kid, and I found it valid.

Unknown said...

This method very true. Egg shells have tiny pores through which air gets into the egg. The longer the eggs are, the more the air in the airsac within the egg making the egg lightweight. This is why stale eggs float.

Osasemma said...

Yea. I knew this long long time ago. Just put it inside cold water

UMU ABAGANA said...

OLODO.LOL

Unknown said...

Yes it is true madam linda. U too 2 shd try it now

Unknown said...

Very true!!!

Olaide Davies. said...

Everybody knows this nau.

Anonymous said...

My grandma told me this as a child.

Anonymous said...

VERY VERY TRUE, I DO THIS ALOT. I RECOMMEND TO PEOPLE

Unknown said...

True. We were taught this in school.

Anonymous said...

Lol. Tribalism drama too

Anonymous said...

So true!
Omazo

Anonymous said...

Ummm let's see...how to be a truly successful lady in every sense of d word. how about u hun?

monica ozigho said...

I've never had time for the water test, all I do is get two bowls, one small one big, when I break the egg, if good it goes into the big bowl but if bad, I rinse out. Simple!

Anonymous said...

Lmao!!!

Dreezy the quidnunc said...

Lmao, u really need help

Anonymous said...

Hahahahahahahaha
I would not try you grandpa's method.

Anonymous said...

You have to add salt to the water.

Unknown said...

Wow will really luv 2 try it

Anonymous said...

Tue, from food and nutrition sec school days . i do this method always

SWILL MARTIN said...

It depends shaaaa oooooo buh it's 90 prcent true.

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