A hard boiled egg can be kept safely at room temperature for approximately two hours. Refrigerate any hard boiled eggs that will not be eaten immediately; doing so will prevent spoilage and potential food-borne illness.Continue Reading
Hard boiled eggs left in an unbroken shell will keep for up to seven days in the refrigerator. Eggs that have been peeled will keep for up to five days in the refrigerator. Do not freeze hard boiled eggs; doing so reduces their shelf life by damaging their cellular structure.
Discard any hard boiled eggs with an unpleasant smell. Scent is an important first clue in determining whether an egg is spoiled. A green ring around a hard boiled egg's yolk is not a sign of spoilage; eggs with a green ring are safe to eat as long as they do not exhibit other signs of spoilage.Learn more about Dairy & Eggs
One easy way to peel a hard boiled egg is to place it into a glass, add water and then shake with a hand over the top. The shell should peel off immediately. Another easy way is to allow the eggs to cool and then crack either side and roll them in the hand until the shell falls away.Full Answer >
A popular sour cream recipe on AllRecipes.com consists of mixing milk and white vinegar before stirring in heavy cream and letting the mixture stand for 24 hours at room temperature. Buttermilk can be substituted for milk and white vinegar.Full Answer >
To make fresh mozzarella cheese, coagulate milk into curds, drain whey and slice the curds, spin the curds under high heat until they are shiny and smooth, and rest the cheese at room temperature for about 20 minutes. If storing or refrigerating the mozzarella, wrap it tightly in plastic first.Full Answer >
Eggs can stay at room temperature for 2 weeks without losing their quality and still remain safe to eat. The United States Food and Drug Administration recommends storing eggs in the refrigerator immediately after purchasing them.Full Answer >