Friday, February 28, 2014

Feathered Friday

Actually there are no feathers in this Feathered Friday post.  I wanted to share a picture of three eggs I collected this past week.  The bottom egg is a bantam egg which is normally a bit smaller.  When cooking I typically use 2 bantam eggs for each large egg in a recipe.  The middle egg is a normal large chicken egg.  The top egg is an extra-extra-large egg.  I feel a bit sorry for the poor hen who laid it. 


When W cracked open the supersized egg, it had two yolks in it.  These are rare but I usually see a couple each year.  I read in a magazine recently that the chance of getting a double yolk egg is 1 in 1,000.  I actually have a spot in the refrigerator for the eggs that are too big to go in a carton.  This was definitely one of those!!


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