Together, and with the help of a small bowl of water, let’s save millions of perfectly good eggs from being thrown away. Egg shells are very slightly porous. Over time, air seeps into the shell making it lighter than it was, and, when it is old and no longer good to eat, it floats. Hence, the egg float test.
Carefully, place an egg into water taking care not to crack it, and watch. If the egg:
Word is that it’s not a good idea to wash eggs well before you plan to use them as it removes a natural membrane coating on them called bloom that protects the eggs from bacteria. So best to only wash them when you’re ready to eat them.
Now, does anyone know of an equivalent test for avocadoes?