Flashcards in Chapter 12 Eggs Deck (26):
Eggs symbolize ____
Fertility of life
Why do we add egg to food?
For structure, color, leaven, coat, clarify, thicken, emulsify, bind, glaze
Name the fat soluble vitamins in egg
A, D, E, and K
Yolk makes up ___% of the weight of the egg, and the egg white makes up the other ____%.
How does salmonella get into the egg?
Through the porous shell
You get ___ grams of protein from a large egg, and ____ grams of protein from the white of an egg.
When you _______, the yolk turns green. What is the green?
Overcook the egg; iron
The egg shell is made of
Body builders are ____ deficient because _____
Biotin deficient; because raw eggs have avidin, which binds to all of your biotin
What is a cuticle/bloom?
The waxy coating that protects the egg from moisture loss and bacteria
When is the air cell of an egg formed?
When it is layed and cooled down
Egg Products Inspection Act of 1970
Inspection by the USDA poultry division. Egg processing plants must be inspected and eggs products must be wholesome, unadulterated, and truthfully labeled.
Cant go to the comsumer
Slightly cracked shell
Leaking some membrane
Rotten/moldy/blood spots on egg
What are the two best quality eggs, which are the only ones you see in the grocery store? What makes them best quality?
USDA Grade AA, Grade A. Thick albumen (outer layer)
Name and describe the 3 grading methods
Candling: look through egg with light and make sure yolk is in place
Haugh Units: crack open an egg on a surface, and observe the height of the albumen, height of yolk, and diameter of egg white
Appearance: crack open and evaluate albumen(pimples=weakness)
The minute an egg is laid, it starts to _____
Out of these sizes of chicken eggs, name how much each weighs per dozen.
Peewee 15oz per dozen
One large egg is approximately ______ calories, and ____ calories without the yolk
75 calories w/ yolk, 20 w/o yolk
How is value added to eggs?
Can add nutrients to the feed such as vitamin E, omega 3, and raise the animal in good conditions
In binding, protein denatures and acts as an _____