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How to Keep Eggs

Be sure that the eggs are fresh. Place them points down in a stone jar or tight firkin, and pour over them the following brine, which is enough for a hundred and fifty:

Brine

  • 1 pint of slacked lime
  • 1 pint of salt
  • 2 ounces of cream of tartar
  • 4 gallons of water

Instructions

Boil all together for ten minutes; skim, and, when cold, pour it over the eggs. They can also be kept in salt tightly packed, but not as well.

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Source

The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking (1903).


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