A while back, a potential egg customer stopped by the farm on a sunny Sunday afternoon while we were outside working. I stopped my task at hand to greet him and show him where the self-serve porch mini refrigerator is set up. He promptly bought the last 5 dozen eggs that we had that day. […]
Classic Crème Brûlée We get to enjoy treats like these when our farm fresh 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 […]
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 […]
We’ve made it! It’s December 21, the winter solstice. Although I am not a big fan of the shorter day length and winter in general, the dynamics of how our big Earth is put together never ceases to amaze me. Our days will be noticeably longer a month from now and that makes me hopeful […]
When we have a plentiful supply of eggs, I’m usually looking for creative ways to make eggs seem not so boring. I can only get away with serving “breakfast for dinner” so many times before the family revolts. So this evening I came up with these great little bacon and egg cups and it got […]
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.