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Tips & Tricks Tuesday – Easily Clean up a Dropped Egg

Tips & Tricks Tuesday – Easily Clean up a Dropped Egg

This morning while getting out the eggs to make breakfast, I dropped one.

Broken egg on the floor

Cleaning up a broken egg can be a slimy, messy job.   But it doesn’t have to be.

Simply sprinkle the broken egg with a generous amount of salt.

Broken egg on the floor sprinkled with salt.

Let it sit for 5 minutes or so to allow the salt to be absorbed and the egg to congeal.

Then clean it up with paper towel.

Clean up the congealed egg with paper towel.

Wipe the floor with a damp cloth to clean up any leftover salt.

Clean floor

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  • Susan
    August 5, 2015 11:22 am

    I never knew that! Learn something new here all the time. =)

  • Jo ButterZ
    August 5, 2015 8:40 am

    What a great idea

  • Lea
    August 4, 2015 6:20 pm

    Thanks for the tip, I’ve never heard this one before, it’ll come in handy.

  • Mary
    August 4, 2015 5:07 pm

    That is a great idea. I’ll have to try that next time.

  • Andrée
    August 4, 2015 4:43 pm

    Génial !
    Merci !

  • Rachel
    August 4, 2015 1:01 pm

    Now that is a very useful tip, and one I have never come across before – thank you!

  • Karen
    August 4, 2015 12:42 pm

    I never would have thought of salt to clean up a raw egg! Great Idea!

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