[From 8-Sep-2012] More incredibly simple and tasty local food: the basic BELT - bacon egg lettuce tomato - all local except for salt, pepper, butter, and mayo. Bacon from the farmers' market. Eggs and veg - heirloom tom, second cut baby lettuces and a smattering of arugula - from … [Read more...] about Basic BELT (bacon egg lettuce tomato)
[Backpost: Aug-2-2009] Four or five of the girls have been escaping every day, creating their own day pass, and doing a fair imitation of flying while they're at it. In the morning, I open the chickenhouse door and barricade it with a strip of plastic fencing that leaves a 2' gap … [Read more...] about Eggs from the wild
A week after arrival, the 25 Shaver Red Sex Link ready-to-lay layers are starting to lay. That's good. We're up to 7-8 eggs a day, and most are just shy of Small (on the official egg scale), but the numbers are improving daily. Much watching and counting...you can easily get … [Read more...] about Farm eggs with hot sausage
If you love beet greens, you can practically taste this photo! Fresh-picked, sauteed just to wilting in olive oil and butter, with a smashed and chopped clove or two of garlic, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Heaped on a plate. Topped with a couple of poached farm eggs. … [Read more...] about Beet greens!
Another (quiet) farm day, another fine distraction from the chickens' bag of entertaining tricks: swarming on stuff! This happened to be a piece of a semi-frozen egg that I found in the deep litter. The egg had probably been buried since yesterday, insulated, frozen to the point … [Read more...] about Chickens on egg