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Storing Fresh Eggs In Limewater (Keep 12+ Months)

Article and photo by Practical Self-Reliance - www.practicalselfreliance.com

The practice of storing eggs in lime water goes back centuries, and it’s still one of the best ways to preserve eggs without refrigeration. Anyone whose kept chickens knows that egg production doesn’t always line up with demand.  Historically, how did people preserve eggs to ensure a steady winter supply? The answer is, they had literally dozens of methods to preserve eggs.  They stored them in wood ash, wheat bran, and straw, or coated them with butter or lard, or kneaded them into homemade pasta that was hung to dry.

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