How Much Does the Size of Eggs Matter When Cooking?

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Shop smarter by knowing the weight and volume differences between egg sizes—small, medium, large, extra-large, and jumbo—plus how to substitute for them in recipes. My husband and I were grocery shopping this week and stopped to pick up a dozen eggs for some omelets. I was overwhelmed by all of the egg options at my store—brown, white, organic, free-range, vegetarian-fed, and more—not to mention, there were four egg sizes to choose from!