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fresh organic free range eggs


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fresh organic free range eggs

mschow | Feb 8, 2009 07:27 PM

Please forgive my ignorance; I know this is going to sound stupid to some people, but I I need a few questions answered. I purchased some free range organic eggs at a farm on Friday. I saw the ad on craigslist, and it's around the corner from my sister, so I thought I'd check it out. When I got there, all sorts of chickens were running around, different colors and types. I picked up a dozen eggs for myself and 2 dozen for a friend. The eggs look like something out of a Martha Stewart show. Some are brown, others are blue and green, some are beige speckles. They are beautiful, and don't even look real. Plus, they weigh twice as much as a dozen from the grocery store, I swear. The farmer told me the yolks would be orange, and once I had these eggs, I would never want a grocery store egg again.
I like my eggs over easy; are these non pasteurized eggs safe to eat that way? My sister has me thinking I will be in kidney dialysis if I eat an un-pasteurized egg. My parents were raised in NYC, so when I told them about the colors of the eggs, they looked at me like I was crazy. Yes, they know a good bagel, pastrami sandwich or where to a great pizza, but when it comes to eggs...not so much!
I do like my eggs well cooked, and not very runny. Is it safe to assume these eggs will be safe to eat over easy?

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