cracked eggs, trying to trap it and get it out. Save yourself the headache! The perfect tool for nabbing that errant shell is right at hand in every kitchen. egg white, letting you scoop up the bit of shell without any fuss or muss.
A word to the wise, though: don't use a piece of the shell that is starting to crumble! If you have to, break the shell again to get a cleaner edge.
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