Do you ever wonder how you’ll keep your eggs fresh during the late summer heat waves?

Of course you did, and now here is the answer: plaster.

Eggs-Fresh-Plaster
Directions for Keeping Eggs Fresh Using Plaster, 1890

I think this works by eliminating contact with oxygen while providing insulation. I had to read all the way through to figure out that it was dry plaster, not wet plaster.

Happy summer!

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Source: The Compendium of Cookery and Reliable Recipes, By: Mrs. E.C. Blakeslee, Miss Emma Leslie, Dr. S.H. Hughes, 1890

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