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I have been presented with a large number of duck eggs...

(11 Posts)
mrsruffallo Tue 10-Nov-09 21:27:48

what shall I do with them?

JackBauer Tue 10-Nov-09 21:34:49

Grow ducks?

Pennies Tue 10-Nov-09 21:36:21

Throw them at passing cars?

GentleOtter Tue 10-Nov-09 21:38:58

Wash them in warm water then store them in isinglass. They will keep fresh over winter.

mrsruffallo Tue 10-Nov-09 21:43:24

They came to be mine under a bizarre set of circumstances. I would quite like to eat them.
Any ideas?

mrsruffallo Tue 10-Nov-09 21:48:47

I really need help with this everyone
Any recipes?

Takver Tue 10-Nov-09 22:00:14

Use them just like chicken eggs in cakes, cooking etc. I personally don't like them fried/boiled, they're a bit 'rich' somehow, though plenty of people do (dd will eat them perfectly happily fried or scrambled). But they work just fine in recipes.

JackBauer Tue 10-Nov-09 22:13:51

<<turns facetious button off>>

I would use them as chicken eggs for a 'special' recipe, say eggs benedict or somthing, they are very rich but quite tasty.

What's isinglass?

MrsMerryHenry Tue 10-Nov-09 22:16:22

They are lovely soft/ medium-boiled, it's a lovely treat - more velvety than chicken eggs. If you have that many you can definitely afford to indulge now and then.

MrsBadger Tue 10-Nov-09 22:19:30

NB if you decide to scramble them, blow them and wash and keep the shells to decorate for easter - they take watercolours etc way better than the shells of hens' eggs.

TheChewyToffeeMum Thu 12-Nov-09 17:49:09

Sorry for the late response but they make really good meringues too - 2oz caster sugar per egg white.

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