Well, off-white. That's why eggshell is a color in the palate of choices to paint your living room. Eggs are not brown. I don't know what lurks under brown shells, but I sure as hell wouldn't want to eat it. I remember staring with speechless horror the first time I saw brown eggs. I don't remember whether it was in New England or in Europe, but something seemed terribly wrong. It was like seeing blue bananas or orange broccoli. What color are eggs where you live/shop? Does anyone find white eggs novel? (How could you?) Here's what's in my fridge tonight: .