For those of us who enjoy eggs from pasture-raised hens, the difference is obvious as soon as you crack open that first egg. The yolks are richer, darker yellow-orange than conventional cage-raised eggs. The whites […]
Raising chicks is an activity normally reserved for springtime and warmer weather. It takes about 5-6 months for a pullet (young female chicken) to begin laying eggs. That means to have enough eggs by May […]
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 […]
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.