Posts Tagged ‘recipes’

Salt-Cured Eggs January 20, 2017 4 Comments

I am always excited to try a new egg recipe, and I thought I’d share this easy recipe for salt-cured eggs with you, too. Salt-cured egg yolks are solid, dry cured discs that can be used grated, sliced, or crumbled, almost like a cheese. They add a salted creamy flavor to any dish. It’s simple […]

3 simple cold weather treats for your flock January 9, 2015 4 Comments

When it’s cold outside, we stay huddled up by the fire. We have hot cocoa, or maybe a splash of Irish cream in the coffee. For dinner, we make a spicy pot of chili, or sometimes a delicious curry. But our chickens? They aren’t able to cook up their own treats (since I haven’t equipped the coop […]

Eating seasonally: why follow the lead of your chickens? June 8, 2012 4 Comments

It’s just about time for wild blackberries to ripen in my area; I can hardly wait!  The chickens and I like eating seasonally, and the girls enjoy the blackberries just as much as I do. We have all sorts of fruits at our farm–blackberries, black raspberries, peaches, apples, plums, persimmons, cherries and pears, just to […]

Three ways to add kick to your favorite deviled eggs March 16, 2012 16 Comments

Just about everyone has his or her own recipe for deviled eggs, and just about everyone loves eating them! Yum: rich, creamy mashed yolks, seasoned and piped into egg white shells. They never last long at a party. For my part, I do a fair impression of Cool Hand Luke whenever I see a plate […]

Quick and delicious! February 21, 2012 No Comments

Need something quick? Try huevos rancheros. I love this dish, because it takes only 15 minutes or so and it can be made mostly with pantry staples. Plus, well…  just YUM. Everyone loves these. It’s a great way to show off how delicious fresh eggs are. (This is also one of the recipes I shared in […]

The Perfect Scrambled Egg February 16, 2012 7 Comments

Have you ever wondered how restaurants get their scrambled eggs so fluffy? I have – and I’ve been struggling for years to get that consistency. Most of the time they end up chewy. My poor family! Turns out, I’ve been way over-thinking it. The secret is simply this: water!