Posts Tagged ‘family’

Chicken family history October 29, 2012 158 Comments

As most peeps here at My Pet Chicken, I keep a small flock of backyard chickens. Currently I have just a small flock of three, but I’ve had as many as seven. I didn’t grow up on a farm, but I did spend a lot of time at my Grandparents’ farm. They didn’t have chickens, though, so […]

How to eat eggs, according to grandma August 3, 2012 4 Comments

Eggs with soft yolks, served with toast. This is my favorite way to eat eggs, mostly because of my grandma, I think. Every morning, she had an easy poached egg and toast for breakfast, and I will forever associate eggs and toast with her. Somehow this simple meal is as elegant as she was, at […]

WOW your kids with this Deviled Eggs Trick April 3, 2012 4 Comments

There are a lot of left over hard boiled eggs at this time of year, a perfect opportunity for this deviled eggs trick. After we’re done dyeing our eggs, it’s normally not a problem at our house to use them all up–they’re so delicious because our eggs are from pastured, free range hens! I love hard […]

Three Ways to Dye Eggs March 29, 2012 746 Comments

When I was little , we liked to dye eggs every year in the spring: one dozen of the big white eggs we bought from the grocery store. This was the era before—okay, way before—backyard chicken keeping was popular. Not only that, but I lived in town, away from any local farmers who might have real […]