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Egg recipes for quick usage needed

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I have ten which expire tomorrow and which I don't want to toss, so I've been looking for recipes. After searching the forum and finding this

Easy recipes using eggs

highly informative thread, I decided to make the following:
- French toast (2 eggs)
- Scrambled eggs (2 eggs)
- Cake (3 eggs)

What do I do with the last three eggs, because after preparing and eating the above meals I don't want anything else that tastes "egg-y" and I can't think of other baked goods which contain eggs aside from cake. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/11...sala_omelette/
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Old 21.01.2015, 15:56
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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

Make custard or ice cream.
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Old 21.01.2015, 15:59
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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

Boil them for 7 minutes and use them in a salad next week.
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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

Very urgent indeed. Expiring tomorrow means they immediately turn into stinking mush. By midnight.

"August eggs make the best Christmas cookies." – Captain Greybeard's grandma, ca. 1964, when those things had no date stamps; actually nothing had a date stamp except mail and train tickets.
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Old 21.01.2015, 16:01
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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

Make meringues with the whites and hollandaise sauce with the yolks.

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/3...d-hollandaise-
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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

Eggs usually last well beyond their expiry date - you can test them easily by putting them in water...if they sink (or if they sit up on their ends, which will warn you that they should be used within a few days) they are still good, if they float, get rid of them.
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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

Oh that looks very yummy indeed

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Make custard or ice cream.
I thought you had to split yolks and whites for ice cream? Since my eggs used for the scrambled ones didn't have nicely separated yolks, I don't know if the ones I have left over would do well when separated.

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Boil them for 7 minutes and use them in a salad next week.
Slightly too eggy after the french toast and scrambled eggs, but thanks anyway, can be used for the next time this happens!

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Very urgent indeed. Expiring tomorrow means they immediately turn into stinking mush. By midnight.

"August eggs make the best Christmas cookies." – Captain Greybeard's grandma, ca. 1964, when those things had no date stamps; actually nothing had a date stamp except mail and train tickets.
Hehe. Reminds me of a hilarious post made by another EFer when I had a similar inquiry about using milk quickly - something about milk not leaving the box to look at the date

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Eggs usually last well beyond their expiry date - you can test them easily by putting them in water...if they sink (or if they sit up on their ends, which will warn you that they should be used within a few days) they are still good, if they float, get rid of them.
I completely forgot about this test - thanks for the reminder!

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Make meringues with the whites and hollandaise sauce with the yolks.

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/3...d-hollandaise-
Meringues seem a good idea. Do you think I could use them to make mayonnaise instead of hollandaise at this age?
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Old 21.01.2015, 16:18
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I thought you had to split yolks and whites for ice cream?
Not for most types.

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Do you have a recipe at hand? I'd love some chocolate ice cream
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Make meringues with the whites and hollandaise sauce with the yolks.

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/3...d-hollandaise-
Or meringues and creme brulee.
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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

I just made pickled eggs, not to everybody's taste but I love em Boil for ten minutes, let them cool, peel and plonk in some pickling vinegar, they'll be good for a few more years then
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...I thought you had to split yolks and whites for ice cream?
I never do. I'm far too lazy for that. I don't even have an ice cream maker.

Sorry I don't have a chocolate recipe - I generally make a vanilla custard (yes, using the whole egg) on the stove top, pour into a shallow dish and pop in the freezer. Take out every 45 mins or so and give a good stir. Do that about 4-5 times.

If I want it berry-flavored then I make a simple warm berry compote at the same time as the custard and then mix them together after they have cooled slightly. I guess you could try the same idea with melted chocolate...never tried, though.
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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

I make a frittata when I have eggs to be used up. Fry an onion, left over potatoes or pasta and veg- then beat 4 eggs with a bit of water and pepper, herbs- and pour over the veg- cook for a couple of minutes- then a bit of left over cheese grated on top and under the grill to brown- it looks a bit like a pizza when done- serve in slices with a salad- the left-over slices can be served cold the next day.

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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

If you rotate the eggs every few days (just turn the carton over. Oh, and keep them at a constant temperature; the fridge works well but they can be kept in a cupboard so long as the temperature doesn't fluctuate much) they'll keep for many months.
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If you rotate the eggs every few days (just turn the carton over. Oh, and keep them at a constant temperature; the fridge works well but they can be kept in a cupboard so long as the temperature doesn't fluctuate much) they'll keep for many months.
That's brilliant advice. My fridge is extremely cold (probably around 2°) and I don't keep the door open for long periods of time.
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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

If you really are concerned, make something that can be frozen - a quiche takes up a minimum of 4 eggs, a victoria sponge takes 3 ... Eat the other 3 in an omlette tonight
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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

In a bowl take a cup of white flour (weissenmehl), add 3 beaten eggs, 2 cubes grated cheese, salt & pepper to taste, green chilly finely chopped, tablespoon coriander leaves, tablespoon vegetables like corn / carrot / beetroot finely chopped (optional ), little milk to make a thick paste. It should be thick consistency. Spread on bread & shallow fry . Garnish with pizza mix & serve with ketchup.
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Re: Egg recipes for quick usage needed

What I made:

Fried boiled potatoes, chili peppers, onions, garlic, tomatoes, carrots, herbs and ham in some butter until slightly browned. Added the beaten eggs and cooked that for a couple of minutes.
Topped with cheese, covered until melted.
Topped it with a dollop of sour cream. It was incredible!
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I normally use three (but I only buy 63+ eggs).

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