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Old 01-24-2008, 04:59 PM
gnagtcha gnagtcha is offline
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How long can pickled eggs last

I have a friend who gives me a big jar of pickled eggs ( homemade ) every Christmas and normally I go through them fairly quick. This year I was'nt into them as usual and I still have 4 left. The last time I ate one of them was a little over a week ago. No ill effects.

I was just wondering, what's the time limit on things that are pickled?
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Old 01-24-2008, 05:37 PM
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How long ago did you open them?
How have you kept them since they were opened?
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Old 01-24-2008, 05:47 PM
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Months, at least, and I wouldn't be surprised if it were years. Even raw eggs are good for a month or more (the flavors might shift a bit, but they're still wholesome). Hard-boiled eggs last longer than raw ones, and pickled boiled eggs will last longer yet.
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Old 01-24-2008, 05:50 PM
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Pickled eggs last a good long time (months). The eggs will tend to get stiffer and stiffer until they are no longer palatable, but they'll still be okay to eat.


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I have a friend who gives me a big jar of pickled eggs ( homemade ) every Christmas and normally I go through them fairly quick. This year I was'nt into them as usual and I still have 4 left. The last time I ate one of them was a little over a week ago. No ill effects.

I was just wondering, what's the time limit on things that are pickled?
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Old 01-24-2008, 06:36 PM
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A thousand years?
http://www.ichef.com/recipe.cfm/reci...recipeid/74341
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Old 01-24-2008, 06:43 PM
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Thanks, guys.
Grabbing one of the last four right now.

And, Pullet, I opened them Christmas day and kept them in the fridge in a sealed container
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