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Eggs — how to store eggs and what is the appropriate storage time

Eggs -- best ways to storage eggs [photo: frankschrader.us ; all rights reserved]
Eggs — best ways to storage eggs [photo: frankschrader.us ; all rights reserved]

Storage Time: Eggs

Do you like a breakfast with eggs during for example your camping trip?
Tip: take the eggs with you, but frozen: beat yolks and whites together; then freeze.
No hassle with the transport of raw eggs!

Or, if you are a prepper type person the following chart might be helpful for all sorts of egg-related food.

Egg Storage Chart

PRODUCTREFRIGERATORFREEZER
RAW EGGS IN SHELL3 to 5 weeksDo not freeze. Instead, beat yolks and whites together; then freeze.
RAW EGG WHITES2 to 4 days12 months
RAW EGG YOLKS2 to 4 daysYolks do not freeze well.
RAW EGG ACCIDENTALLY FROZEN IN SHELLUse immediately after thawing.Keep frozen; then refrigerate to thaw.
HARD-COOKED EGGS1 weekDo not freeze.
EGG SUBSTITUTES, LIQUID UNOPENED10 days12 months
EGG SUBSTITUTES, LIQUID OPENED3 daysDo not freeze.
EGG SUBSTITUTES, FROZEN UNOPENEDAfter thawing, 7 days or refer to “Use-By” date.12 months
EGG SUBSTITUTES, FROZEN OPENEDAfter thawing, 3 days or refer to “Use-By” date.Do not freeze.
CASSEROLES WITH EGGS3 to 4 daysAfter baking, 2 to 3 months.
EGGNOG COMMERCIAL3 to 5 days6 months
EGGNOG HOMEMADE2 to 4 daysDo not freeze.
PIES PUMPKIN OR PECAN3 to 4 daysAfter baking, 1 to 2 months.
PIES CUSTARD AND CHIFFON3 to 4 daysDo not freeze.
QUICHE WITH FILLING3 to 4 daysAfter baking, 1 to 2 months.
Note: all the information is about approximate storage times and actual time spans may be different depending on many factors. Always double-check freshness and treatment of eggs and egg products. No warranties or guarantees given.

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