You know the saying. You have to crack a few eggs to make … some eggs.
But which eggs to crack?
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, Americans consumed a little over 19 pounds of eggs per person in 2015, the most recent year with available statistics. That’s the equivalent of 144 eggs, and sometimes it feels as if there are nearly that many options when you’re staring at the display case in the grocery store.
We want to simplify the process for you. Here’s what you need to consider:
Fun fact: “Peewee” is an actual weight class of egg designated by the USDA. The largest size is jumbo, but for most of us, the staple is the large egg.