Flashcards in Eggcyclopedia Deck (40):
True or false organic eggs are more expensive than normal eggs?
True or false eggs contain vitamin C?
What is a pickled egg?
A marinated hard cooked egg?
Is it best to store eggs in the door of the refrigerator?
No because the temperature change is to great
What are the 3 main ways to perverse eggs?
Refrigeration, drying, and freezing
True or false the average hen lays from 175-235 eggs per year?
How much protein is in a large egg?
True or false a pullet is a chicken less than 1 one year of age?
False, because only hens are pullet's
What is the main mineral in egg shells?
What factors influence egg size?
Age of hen, weight of hen, breed, heat, stress, overcrowding, poor nutrition
How many pores does a egg shell have?
How many large eggs fits in a cup?
What is the best way to prevention cannibalism?
Clipping the beaks
What is a water bath?
A Bain Marie, promotes even cooking
What is a water glass?
A solution of sodium silicate formally used to preserve eggs
What is a chalaze?
Little rope like structure that keeps the yoke centered in the egg
How much cholesterol is in a large egg?
How many hours does it take for a chicken to lay an egg?
What is oviposition?
The laying of an egg?
What is a frittata?
An unfolded version of an omelet
What is the germinal disk?
The entrance to the latebra, the channel to the center of the yoke
What is hollandaice sauce?
A rich lemon flavored butter sauce, thickened with egg yoke?
What is the ingredients of a marshmallow?
Sugar, corn syrup, egg white, gelatin
What is a nest egg?
A natural or artificial egg that encourages laying?
What is the albumen?
The egg white
What happens to the albumen when it's beaten?
It increases in volume by 6-8 times
What year was the American egg board founded?
What is a biological value, and what is the biological value of an egg?
The biological value is the measure of protein quality and the biological value of an egg is 93.7
Are blood spots more common in young or old eggs?
What is the bloom?
A coating or membrain that covers the pores of the egg
What is the weight of a dozen large eggs?
How many calories does a large egg contain?
What is the Julian date?
The date the eggs were packed
What percent of the liquid weight of an egg is the yoke?
Name 3 nutrients that the yoke contains more than the white?
Phosphorus, manganese, iron, iodine, copper, protein, calcium, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E
How many calories are contained in the yoke of the egg?
What percent of the fat in the egg is in the yoke?
How many essential amiro acids are in an egg?
All of them
Can you freeze eggs?
Yes, just not in the shell