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Freshness costs when it comes to homegrown eggs

By Joan Namkoong

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 04, 2012

~~<p>There's nothing like a fresh egg, sunny side up, poached, soft-cooked, scrambled or hard-cooked and made into egg salad. Eggs are nature's perfect food, a good source of protein, and a delicious one at that. This week, when Easter and eggs are at the forefront, take a minute to consider the eggs you are buying.</p>
<p>Eggs grown in Hawaii are obviously fresher than eggs shipped from the mainland &mdash; by at least seven to 10 days. Fresh eggs hold their shape when you cook them out of the shell, and taste better, too. A brown egg is just an egg from a different breed of chicken; the same goes for blue and green eggs.</p>
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There's nothing like a fresh egg, sunny side up, poached, soft-cooked, scrambled or hard-cooked and made into egg salad. Eggs are nature's perfect food, a good source of protein, and a delicious one at that. This week, when Easter and eggs are at the forefront, take a minute to consider the eggs you are buying.

Eggs grown in Hawaii are obviously fresher than eggs shipped from the mainland — by at least seven to 10 days. Fresh eggs hold their shape when you cook them out of the shell, and taste better, too. A brown egg is just an egg from a different breed of chicken; the same goes for blue and green eggs. Login for more...



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