Sunday Soapbox: Unwanted Chickens


Livestock

You all have probably guessed by now…I deeply care about animals of all types. So it pains me to write this post, but I feel there needs to be an explanation. About 6 times a year, someone approaches us to ask if we will re-home unwanted chickens. Most of the time, the request is for […]

February 4, 2018

Recipe Spotlight: Classic Creme Brule


Eggs, Recipes

Classic Crème Brûlée We get to enjoy treats like these when eggs are plentiful. Turn everyday ingredients like eggs, whipping cream and sugar into a classic custard with make-ahead qualities. Ingredients 6 egg yolks 2 cups whipping cream 1⁄3 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Boiling water 8 teaspoons granulated sugar Directions Heat oven to […]

January 22, 2018

Steam Fresh Eggs Using the Instant Pot


Eggs, Recipes

If you’re fortunate enough to have your own laying hens, (or purchase fresh eggs directly from a farmer) then you may already know the one downside to having the freshest eggs possible: they don’t peel easily after being hard boiled. After many attempts, I’ve finally developed the best method for hard-cooking farm-fresh eggs. Ready? I […]

January 7, 2018

Farm Fresh Eggs: Wash or Wash Not?


Eggs

America is one of the few countries in the world that wash and refrigerate eggs. I’ve heard many reports from my globe-trotting friends that it’s quite common in Europe to find eggs on the end caps in the grocery stores, instead of in a refrigerated case.

December 11, 2017