I use to watch the Two Fat Ladies and noticed they always had their eggs out on the counter. I figure that is just a European thing. But it is more than that. First rule: if you bought your eggs from the store and they were refrigerated, then they must continue to be refrigerated. I read this article on fresh eggs, refrigerate or not. The author says after one week on the counter then she puts them in the fridge. Here is a great article on farm fresh eggs- (I think it is great but some of our chicken raising monkeys may disagree) My Mom keeps her eggs on the counter but not because it is cute but it is what she does. Day 13 - Must Fresh Eggs Be Refrigerated? - Living Homegrown Storage: There was a Doomsday Prepper show that showed a lady in Utah coating eggs that would be good for months. I always wondered if this was true. I guess I wasn’t the only one to question if you can just coat eggs and store them. The author of the article below read the book written by a chicken expert. Here is what he found out about coating eggs for long term storage: Preserving Eggs for the Long Term | Off The Grid News Bottom-line, it was Reality TV, they left out a lot of information. Lesson learned: Don’t not implement things seen on the Doomsday Prepper show, unless you have researched the subject.