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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Blowing Out Eggs

I've never been a fan of hard boiled eggs, whether by them self, in salads, as deviled eggs, or any other way people devise. It was always hard growing up for my mom to find ways to use up the Easter eggs she had hard boiled for us to decorate. Plus, the hard boiled kind can't be saved for the next year and have to be kept in the refrigerator to keep them from going bad. Need a solution. Blow them out! (You can use the egg white in yolk for something else... I used them for my traditional Easter quiche.)

You Need:
Raw eggs
Needle (I used a yarn needle)
(Opt) Thin straw
Bowl (to catch the insides)

Pierce Egg gently one both ends
Using the needle, make holes big enough to blow egg through.

Gently blow yolk and white through egg into container. (It may be helpful to use the needle to gentle break up the yolk inside the egg.)

I found a narrow straw to be helpful in blowing the egg through the bottom, especially the last bits.

Gently rinse thoroughly to remove any bits of egg white or egg from the inside. Let dry.

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