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Deviled Eggs Gone Wild: Untraditional Deviled Egg Recipes for Thanksgiving Dinner

Deviled Eggs Gone Wild: Untraditional Deviled Egg Recipes for Thanksgiving Dinner

November 17, 2017

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Deviled eggs are a staple dish at any Thanksgiving dinner. Traditional deviled eggs are typically made using mayonnaise and mustard, resulting in a deliciously creamy and tangy taste. While deviled eggs may be a classic Read More…

October 13th is World Egg Day!

October 13th is World Egg Day!

October 10, 2017

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Friday, October 13th is World Egg Day, so let’s #PutAnEggOnIt Why Celebrate Eggs? Since 1996, World Egg Day has recognized the versatility, nutritional value, accessibility, and affordability of eggs! Considered one of the oldest foods Read More…

It’s a Celebración!

It’s a Celebración!

September 14, 2017

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¡Es oficialmente el Mes de la Herencia Hispana! *Scroll down for English   Celebrado desde el 15 de septiembre hasta el 15 de octubre, el Mes de la Herencia Hispana reconoce y celebra las historias, Read More…

3 Back to School Tips for Growing Minds

3 Back to School Tips for Growing Minds

August 31, 2017

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It’s that time of year again.   Eagerly awaited by parents and cringed at by kids, back-to-school is upon us. With the start of the new school year, it is important to help your kids Read More…

18 Summer Recipes for Any Mood

18 Summer Recipes for Any Mood

June 21, 2017

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Summer is finally here, which means lots of cook outs, reunions, and family gatherings. Sometimes prepping for a crowd can be stressful. What we decide to make for such events, sometimes depends on the mood Read More…

It’s National Egg Month – Let’s Get Eggucated!

It’s National Egg Month – Let’s Get Eggucated!

May 2, 2017

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National Egg month is finally upon us, and we are so eggcited about it! It’s an entire month dedicated to eggs! We thought the best way to celebrate our favorite month of the year was Read More…

Goodbye Easter Bunny. Hello Eggs.

Goodbye Easter Bunny. Hello Eggs.

April 17, 2017

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  Easter celebrations have come to a close, but there are plenty of beautifully decorated eggs still lying around. Wondering what to do with all of those hard boiled eggs? Since eggs are our thing, Read More…

Time for New Traditions

Time for New Traditions

April 10, 2017

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Is it your turn to host the annual family Easter celebration? Whether you’re planning for a large or small crowd, NC Egg has some new twists on traditional recipes and crafts that will make your Read More…

Dear Breakfast Food, A Poem For You

Dear Breakfast Food, A Poem For You

February 14, 2017

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Dear Sweet Tasty Breakfast Food, Today, we’d like to share our deep appreciation by thanking you this Valentine’s day with a poem dedicated to you!   Dear breakfast food, Oh, how we love thee, You Read More…

New Study shows that more eggs equals more brain power!

New Study shows that more eggs equals more brain power!

January 30, 2017

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We always knew eggs were good for you, but did you? Apparently, they are great for your brain! A recent Finnish Study showed that with certain cognitive tests, better performance was evident with higher egg Read More…

Eggs Belong in a weight Loss Diet

Eggs Belong in a weight Loss Diet

January 10, 2017

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Most diets don’t work and one of the main reasons is HUNGER. When you are hungry all the time, it is hard to stick to your diet plan. When you eat foods that keep you Read More…

Deviled Egg Day!

Deviled Egg Day!

November 2, 2016

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Did you know November 2nd is Deviled Egg Day? It’s hard to forget one of the best days of the year! In order to celebrate, we wanted to share with you some of our favorite Read More…

State Fair Recipe Winners

State Fair Recipe Winners

October 15, 2016

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Every year, at both the Mountain State Fair and the North Carolina State Fair, the NC Egg Association holds a recipe contest. This year, here are the winners: French Riviera Breakfast Egg Bake 2016 First Place Read More…

World Egg Day

World Egg Day

October 14, 2016

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October 14, 2016 — Today is World Egg Day! World Egg Day is celebrated on the second Friday in October, and is a chance to celebrate the incredible, edible egg all around the Globe. It Read More…

Mountain State Fair Recipe Winners

Mountain State Fair Recipe Winners

September 15, 2016

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Every year, at both the Mountain State Fair and the North Carolina State Fair, the NC Egg Association holds a recipe contest. This year, here are the winners: Khai Yat Sai First Place 2016 Mountain State Read More…

Back to School Nutrition Tips

Back to School Nutrition Tips

August 23, 2016

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With August over halfway over, it’s that time of year again–school is back in session. While summer ending can be sad, preparing for classes to start gets exciting…even if it’s a bit stressful at first. Read More…

Father’s Day 2016

Father’s Day 2016

June 7, 2016

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Father’s Day is a great day to show your dad just how much you appreciate him and all he has done for you by giving him a nice gift and a thoughtful card. Unfortunately, this Read More…

Egg Contraptions and other Egg Cooking Tools

Egg Contraptions and other Egg Cooking Tools

May 15, 2016

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Eggs can be prepared in so many different ways; this is nothing new to the North Carolina Egg Association and most people. But did you know there are many different tools to help you with Read More…

Easter 2016

Easter 2016

March 25, 2016

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An Easier and Faster Way to Hard-Boiled Eggs New Easy-Peel Hard-Boiled Egg Technique Saves Time, Makes Peeling Easier Park Ridge, Ill (March 14, 2016) – Difficulty peeling off the shells is the top barrier to Read More…

In-Season Produce

In-Season Produce

March 16, 2016

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Eggs are great! They are super for your health, packed with 6 grams of protein (10% of your daily value) while still being lower in calories and other great health benefits–which can be found listed Read More…

Heart Health Month

Heart Health Month

February 3, 2016

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February is Heart Health month, which was created to make Americans aware of their heart health. While most people know about heart disease, few people know how it’s caused–or how harmful it is. According to Read More…

Dietary Guideline Changes

Dietary Guideline Changes

January 8, 2016

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NEWS RELEASE Contact: Jan Kelly, Executive Director 919.319.1195 or egglady@ncegg.org   “New 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Reveal Good News for Eggs” Cary, NC (January 7, 2016) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Read More…

Dog Treats

Dog Treats

November 17, 2015

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While we love to treat ourselves, it’s our furry friends we truly spoil– in particular dogs. There is just something special about petting them, talking with them, taking them for a walk or giving them Read More…

Deviled Egg Day

Deviled Egg Day

November 2, 2015

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  Did you know November 2nd is Deviled Egg Day? It’s hard to forget one of the best days of the year! In order to celebrate, we wanted to share with you some of our Read More…

Recipe Contest Winners 2015

Recipe Contest Winners 2015

October 26, 2015

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The Incredibly Good EGGS! Recipe Contest Sponsored by the North Carolina Egg Association Tuesday, October 20, 2015   First Place: Felice Bogus, Raleigh   Pub-Style Falafel Eggs Makes 8   For the eggs: 10 large Read More…

Mountain State Fair 2015

Mountain State Fair 2015

October 15, 2015

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  Every year, at both the Mountain State Fair and the North Carolina State Fair, the NC Egg Association holds a recipe contest. This year, here are the winners:   Rainbow Quiche 2015 Mountain State Fair Read More…

Happy World Egg Day October 9, 2015

Happy World Egg Day October 9, 2015

October 9, 2015

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Today is World Egg Day – a chance to celebrate the incredible, edible egg all around the Globe! World Egg Day is celebrated every year on the second Friday in October. Egg associations, egg companies, Read More…

How You Cook Eggs And What It Says About You

How You Cook Eggs And What It Says About You

September 9, 2015

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What does the way you cook an egg say about your personality? Maya Angelou stated that “you can tell a lot about a person by the way they handle these three things: a rainy day, Read More…

What’s the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs?

What’s the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs?

August 18, 2015

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Have you ever had your good ole’ Aunt Bessy snip at you for trying to use the wrong colored egg for your ancient, secret family recipe? She would swear up and down the Mississippi that Read More…

Fry An Egg On the Fourth!

Fry An Egg On the Fourth!

July 3, 2015

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This year, Independence day is not the only holiday on July 4th; this year, National “Fry an Egg on the Sidewalk” day also falls on the 4th of July. In Death Valley, the hottest place Read More…

The Perfect Day to Splurge at Your Picnic!

The Perfect Day to Splurge at Your Picnic!

June 18, 2015

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Nothing says summer like picnics–just as this summer is starting to heat up, grab your blankets and head out to your closest park or scenic spots in order to partake in National Picnic Day on Read More…

Tips for a Thoughtful Father’s Day

Tips for a Thoughtful Father’s Day

June 15, 2015

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Father’s Day is a great day to show your dad just how much you appreciate him and all he has done for you by giving him a nice gift and a thoughtful card. Unfortunately, this Read More…

Which came first the Chicken or the egg?

Which came first the Chicken or the egg?

May 19, 2015

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In honor of May, National Egg Month, We have answered the age old question: Which came first the Chicken or the egg? Scholars and Philosophers will point to science or religion and ask more questions Read More…

North Carolina Hens to your Scrambled Eggs: The Farm to Table Process

North Carolina Hens to your Scrambled Eggs: The Farm to Table Process

April 16, 2015

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Egg production is an important segment of the agriculture industry in North Carolina, ranking 7th in total North Carolina commodity receipts. In honor of Egg production ranking 7th, here are the 7 steps it takes Read More…

Good News for Eggs in 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Good News for Eggs in 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

March 20, 2015

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The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) submitted its Advisory Report to the Secretaries of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The report provides a review of scientific evidence Read More…

About Egg Labeling

About Egg Labeling

February 19, 2015

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Confused about how your eggs are labeled? You’re not alone. The terminology about where your eggs come from and the conditions for the hens can be overwhelming. So we’ve put together a guide to help Read More…

Have an Egg-stra Special Valentine’s Day!

Have an Egg-stra Special Valentine’s Day!

February 13, 2015

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When we think of Valentines Day we think of expensive jewelry, heart shaped candy, and bouquets of red roses. It’s true; February 14th has become an increasingly commercialized holiday each year, but isn’t love supposed Read More…

Four Ways to Celebrate National Puzzle Day

Four Ways to Celebrate National Puzzle Day

January 29, 2015

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Happy National Puzzle Day! Although you may not know, National Puzzle Day is celebrated every year on January 29th. Puzzles are popular worldwide and come in many different forms such as jigsaw, Sudoku, and crossword, Read More…

Happy National Pie Day!

Happy National Pie Day!

January 23, 2015

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As Americans, pie holds a special place in our hearts (as well as that special place we like to call our “dessert stomach.”) It’s a National holiday for peat’s sake! From cherry pie to sweet Read More…

How Did Egg Nog Become Santa’s Favorite Drink?

How Did Egg Nog Become Santa’s Favorite Drink?

December 17, 2014

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Everyone knows that Santa’s favorite way to wash down his plate of cookies is with a big glass of eggnog. This tradition has been around for decades, but have you ever asked yourself why? When Read More…

Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Casserole

Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Casserole

November 24, 2014

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For most of us in North Carolina, a traditional Thanksgiving is all about the turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie. Family members get up bright and early to spend Read More…

A Half-Dozen Reason Why You Can’t Beat Eggs

A Half-Dozen Reason Why You Can’t Beat Eggs

October 16, 2014

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Still haven’t figured out the best way to start your day? Too many people rely on coffee and sugary cereals for a morning boost of energy, only to feel tired a few hours later. It’ Read More…

Celebrate World Egg Day!

Celebrate World Egg Day!

October 10, 2014

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World Egg Day is celebrated every year on the second Friday in October. A chance to celebrate the incredible, edible egg! The occasion recognizes the global appeal of the billions of nutritious eggs produced worldwide. Read More…

Reconsidering the Rules of Your Healthy Diet

Reconsidering the Rules of Your Healthy Diet

October 1, 2014

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Unfortunately, with all of the diet fads and false information in the media, many people today have the wrong ideas about dieting. Practices like removing certain foods completely and restricting to only a small variety of foods not only Read More…

Easy “No Work” Recipes for Labor Day

Easy “No Work” Recipes for Labor Day

August 28, 2014

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A celebration of the American labor movement dedicated to the social and economical achievements of workers, Labor Day is a holiday to kick up our feet and enjoy a relaxing, work-free day. If you’re planning Read More…

Get Your Chickens in A Row Before School Starts

Get Your Chickens in A Row Before School Starts

August 21, 2014

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With the first week of school right around the corner, shopping for new clothes, shoes, and an assortment of different school supplies can be stressful – don’t let meal planning slow you down. Here are Read More…

Perfect Picnic Getaways in NC

Perfect Picnic Getaways in NC

July 22, 2014

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From the famously scenic outer banks, to the highest mountain peaks in the Eastern United States, North Carolina is known for its’ breathtaking landscapes. With the beach, lakes and mountains all within our reach, planning Read More…

NC Eggs Featured in Fire in the Triangle Dining Competition

NC Eggs Featured in Fire in the Triangle Dining Competition

July 8, 2014

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July heats up in Raleigh as selected chefs battle it out during the “Got to be NC” Fire in the Triangle Competition Dining – a series of 8 to 15 dinner competitions hosted in five regions Read More…

Be the Star of Your July 4th Cookout with these Easy EGG-cellent Holliday Recipes

Be the Star of Your July 4th Cookout with these Easy EGG-cellent Holliday Recipes

July 3, 2014

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Firecracker Deviled Eggs Make a festive twist on a holiday classic. While firecrackers explode in the night sky, your mouth will be exploding with flavor! 6 Hard Boiled Eggs 1/3 cup salsa 3 tablespoons reduced-fat Read More…

Get the real truth about eggs: Hormone Myths and Benefits of Eggs

Get the real truth about eggs: Hormone Myths and Benefits of Eggs

June 27, 2014

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Eating a healthy, high protein breakfast, such as eggs, is proven to be the best way to start your day for multiple reasons. First, it is especially important for children to consume a protein rich Read More…

Top 10 Gifts for Father’s Day

Top 10 Gifts for Father’s Day

June 10, 2014

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Father’s Day is a great day to show your dad just how much you appreciate him and all he has done for you by giving him a nice gift and a thoughtful card. But let’s Read More…

Celebrate National Egg Month with Kids Crafts in the Kitchen

Celebrate National Egg Month with Kids Crafts in the Kitchen

April 29, 2014

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Making Faces with Kids in the Kitchen For more than 20 years, the Incredible Edible Egg has brought kids into the kitchen. May is National Egg Month, and with the school year winding down and Read More…

Easter Crafts for the Whole Family

Easter Crafts for the Whole Family

April 16, 2014

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Easter eggs are a centerpiece of many family traditions on and around Easter weekend. Easter eggs symbolize rebirth to most, but many people associate Easter eggs with hunting in the yard for candy or coloring Read More…

Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Health & Fitness Expo

Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Health & Fitness Expo

April 11, 2014

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Come by and see The Egg Lady and some of North Carolina’s egg farmers at the 2014 Health & Fitness Expo Friday April 11 and Saturday April 12! Visit our exhibit to sample Deviled Eggs Read More…

2014 NCEGG Final Four

2014 NCEGG Final Four

April 4, 2014

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VOTE HERE ON FACEBOOK   VOTE NOW for a Chance to WIN a Year’s Worth if EGGS! 16 top seeds went head to head to determine the ALL TIME best way to prepare an egg. Facebook friends Read More…

2014 NCEGG Championship

2014 NCEGG Championship

March 20, 2014

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Introducing the 2014 NC EGG Tournament. We want our Friends to determine the all time best way to prepare and Egg.  Even though there are 100 ways, only the most popular have been selected for Read More…

Celebrate National Cereal Day with us by substituting your cereal with some REAL breakfast food!

Celebrate National Cereal Day with us by substituting your cereal with some REAL breakfast food!

March 7, 2014

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We all have either grown up eating cereal or still enjoy a bowl every so often today. Unfortunately, cereal is not the answer to a healthy breakfast. Our bodies need REAL food to start the Read More…

Gameday Appetizer recipe from the Egg Lady!

Gameday Appetizer recipe from the Egg Lady!

January 30, 2014

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If you missed the Egg lady on air last week you can hear the interview here: Week1 Brown vs White Eggs (no music)   Check out great Appetizer Recipes for your Super Bowl party this weekend Read More…

New Year, New You: Reasons why you should be eating more eggs in 2014!

New Year, New You: Reasons why you should be eating more eggs in 2014!

January 7, 2014

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You’ve resolved to make a change to a low-carb lifestyle. You’ve been diligent – watching everything you eat. And it’s working. But the biggest roadblock is boredom. Sound familiar? Changing eating habits is never easy, Read More…

Favorite Holiday Crafts & Activities

Favorite Holiday Crafts & Activities

December 19, 2013

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The holidays are all about bringing family and friends together and spending times with your loved ones. In between the cooking and eating, it’s always fun to have extra fun activities to do. We’ve gathered Read More…

Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving Traditions

November 22, 2013

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Thanksgiving Day is one of the most celebrated holidays here in the United States. Thanksgiving is about showing thankfulness by having a feast with friends and family. It also marks the beginning of the “Holiday Read More…

National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

November 13, 2013

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It’s national “Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day”, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. With Thanksgiving right around the corner, today is the perfect day to make a clean space for the preparation Read More…

The 10 Egg Commandments – World Egg Day!

The 10 Egg Commandments – World Egg Day!

October 11, 2013

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NC Egg Association’s 10 Egg Commandments   Thou shalt eat eggs daily Thou shalt not steal eggs, but rather buy them from your local market Thy egg is thy friend Honor thou local egg farmer Read More…

NC Egg’s HALF DOZEN best things to do at the N.C. State Fair!

NC Egg’s HALF DOZEN best things to do at the N.C. State Fair!

October 9, 2013

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1. Al’s French Fries: Al’s French Fries was started in 1959 by Al Beckwith; 50 years later they’re still serving the best fries at the North Carolina State fair. 2. NC State Ice Cream: Howling Cow is Read More…

Tailgating Tips & Recipes

Tailgating Tips & Recipes

September 19, 2013

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Football is back and we’ve been preparing for tailgating season for months! Make game day a little more enjoyable by cutting out some tailgating chaos. Packing and prepping everything the night before is extremely helpful Read More…

Back to School!

Back to School!

August 26, 2013

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It’s August already and whether we’re ready or not, school is back in session. As sad as it is to see summer ending, the beginning of the school year is an exciting time for students, Read More…

Happy National Picnic Month

Happy National Picnic Month

July 16, 2013

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Among other things, July is National Picnic Month. The warm North Carolina weather in the summer gives us a good reason to celebrate the being outdoors with family and friends and our favorite to celebrate Read More…

Top 5 Summer Destinations with the NC Egg Association

Top 5 Summer Destinations with the NC Egg Association

June 25, 2013

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It’s officially summer time and we have drafted our top 5 summer spots to visit in North Carolina. Weather you’re looking for a fun family vacation, a romantic getaway with your loved one, or a Read More…

On the Farm – at Marbles Kids Museum

On the Farm – at Marbles Kids Museum

May 31, 2013

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‘On the Farm’ Exhibit to Open at Marbles Kids Museum and Meet the Egg Lady! Grand opening celebration on June 1   Raleigh, N.C. –(May 30, 2013)—Visitors to Marbles Kids Museum can play ‘On the Read More…

Where do you store your eggs?

Where do you store your eggs?

May 31, 2013

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Where do you store your eggs? Do you put them in the same spot every time you come home from the store? Or do you tend to squeeze them in any space you may find? Read More…

The Egg Lady was an Egg-celent Speaker

The Egg Lady was an Egg-celent Speaker

May 28, 2013

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Last week, the Egg Lady had the pleasure of speaking to the Cary Chamber Business Women’s group.  The event was all about “egg-ducating” the women of Cary on the health and financial benefits of eggs.  Read More…

Cinco de Mayo:  History and Recipes

Cinco de Mayo: History and Recipes

May 3, 2013

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Over the years, the celebrations of Cinco de Mayo have become a tradition in the United States by celebrating Mexican culture.  Celebrations include: learning the significance of Cinco de Mayo, hanging Mexican-themed decorations, listening to Read More…

Egg Salad Week – How To

Egg Salad Week – How To

April 5, 2013

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Egg Salad week is observed as the first week, beginning Monday, after Easter. Eggs are used in several Easter and Passover traditions to represent new life. Between 1 and 5 dozen eggs are hard-boiled each Read More…

Eat a Pie for Pi Day

Eat a Pie for Pi Day

April 2, 2013

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Blog by:  North Carolina Egg Association The Greek letter (∏), Pi, represents the ratio of the circumference (distance around the circle) of a circle to its diameter (width).  The mathematical constant, (∏), is 3.14159265… and Read More…