Test Your Egg IQ!
By Joe Wilkes
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- How many eggs were in the world's largest omelet?
The record holder is Chef Carlos Fernandez who
used 5,000 eggs to make a 1,320-pound omelet in Madrid,
- How many pores on a typical eggshell?
It may seem solid, but an eggshell has over 17,000 pores.
They absorb odors and flavors very easily. This is why it's a better idea to
leave them in their carton instead of putting them in the egg holder of your
- How many pounds of feed must a hen eat to produce a dozen
eggs? A hen must eat four pounds of feed to make
a carton of eggs (well, just the eggs, not the carton). Keep that in mind when
comparing eggs. Those bargain eggs may be cheaper because the hens were fed
cheaply. Farmers who feed their hens better grain and vegetation may have to
charge more for their eggs, but they may have greater nutritional
- How long
can eggs last past their packing date? In the
refrigerator, four to five weeks. Make sure that's the packing date and not the
"use by" or "sell by" date though.
- How much did the world's largest egg weigh?
It weighed one pound and had a double yolk. Pity the poor
chicken. It's like giving birth to a thirty-pound baby!