Water Glassing Eggs
Water glassing is a traditional, safe way of preserving eggs for long-term storage without the need for refrigeration! The process has been used since the early 1800’s and involves mixing pickling lime in water and submerging the eggs in the mixture.
1 oz Picking lime per 1 quart of water fresh, clean, unwashed eggs DO NOT use store-bought eggs water well, filtered or distillled
Mix 1 oz of pickling lime per 1 quart of water in your container. Gently add the eggs to the water glassing solution, leaving 2" of liquid above your eggs. Be careful not to break one, otherwise the whole batch will be spoiled. Cover and place your water glassed eggs in storage (cool location out of direct sunlight). They don't need refrigerated! Store for 1 year (some say up to 2 years)! When you want to use them, wear a dishwashing glove or use a to pull them out one at a time. Gently! slotted ladle Rinse the eggs well so there's no lime residue. Then, use them just as you would a fresh egg in the summer.
Serving: 1 egg Calories: 72 kcal Protein: 6 g Fat: 5 g