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How to Test if Your Eggs Are Still Fresh

Don’t let one bad egg spoil the brunch.

It’s always tricky when you find a mysterious carton of eggs in the fridge. The eggs look fine, but the expiration date is long past. Is it that simple? Not really.

Despite the tardy date on the box, your eggs might still just as good as the day they left the chicken. And there’s a simple way to determine whether that’s the case. In the video above, The Shortcut shows you the foolproof test for whether those “expired” eggs in your fridge are still edible. You won’t need anything you don’t already have in your kitchen.