Pickled Eggs

10/17/14 @ 4:54 PM
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Bazinga
Bazinga
USER since 8/22/10
Does anyone have a really good pickled egg recipe? We have 12 laying hens that are producing way more than we can eat. We made some with a recipe off the internet and they suck! Looking for a good tried and true recipe.
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TODAY @ 7:35 AM
homewrecker
homewrecker
USER since 8/28/03

Made my first batch can't wait. They will be ready for our 4th of July camping trip. Made one with the original recipe posted and added red pepper flakes and jalapeno peppers to a second jar.

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3/6/17 @ 7:53 PM
dsinwi
dsinwi
USER since 1/24/02

My last batch was "done" SB weekend. They were good. I had a couple tonight as side with my KungPow chicken and they were excellent. I'm sure they can spoil like anything else but a month is better.... 

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2/24/17 @ 8:23 AM
BugleTrout
BugleTrout
USER since 9/27/01

Don't rush it.  I posted a while ago that the eggs should soak a minimum of 2 weeks.  I tried one at exactly 2 weeks and it was OK.  I then waited another week and they were much, much better.  At a month, they are awesome.

I think you can safely pull them out of the frig at 2 weeks and store at room temp.  That was the whole point of pickling eggs back in the day.  Shelf stable at room temp.  I can't begin to estimate the number of pickled eggs that I ate at Chet's Friendly Bar in Point when I was in college and those were just on the shelf behind the bar.  And I'm still here!  The pickling would probably go faster at room temp.  I just have room in the beverage frig in the garage so that's where mine are.

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2/23/17 @ 7:39 PM
zeplure
zeplure
USER since 2/11/02

I am 6 days in and it is really hard not to dig in and have one. May need to form some kind of premature egg eating (PEE) support group.

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2/21/17 @ 7:12 PM
BugleTrout
BugleTrout
USER since 9/27/01

I made two quarts about a month ago.  One jar is toast so I fired up another tonight.

Gotta have enough for the fishing opener with the hunting crew!

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2/10/17 @ 8:59 AM
dsinwi
dsinwi
USER since 1/24/02
My son and I cracked the lid on the second batch of eggs this past Wed night. I believe that was 3 weeks if I'm not mistaken. They are delicious. Not as hot as I would like yet so I'll need to ramp it up as I go here. I may try cutting back on the sugar just a little. They won't last long when my vulture buddies stop over that's for sure.

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2/4/17 @ 2:58 PM
arlo
arlo
USER since 9/29/02

Hopefully the last batch will last me till these are ready in 2 weeks

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2/3/17 @ 2:35 PM
BugleTrout
BugleTrout
USER since 9/27/01

I'd try that recipe with the pickled beets.  I did a few quarts of beets last fall.

I fired up a batch of eggs with the recipe I posted a while back.  My wife laughs when she sees me taking off the cover and smelling them. Wednesday marks two weeks and then it's on!

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2/3/17 @ 1:35 PM
svitreum
svitreum
USER since 8/29/06

I grew up in South Central PA and the only pickled eggs were called red beet eggs. We use vinegar, sugar, a few pickling spices, sliced onion, and sliced pickled beets. The eggs sit in the beet juice and are perfect at about 5 days. You want to have the egg whites red, and the yolk still yellow. Yum!!

If anyone wants the full recipe I would be happy to oblige in a message.


Jimmy

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1/23/17 @ 8:52 AM
surf n turf
surf n turf
USER since 1/31/07

Yes the eggs are hard boiled.Lol

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