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Non-traditional? Yes – partly because I have not an ounce of Italian heritage, and therefore I wouldn’t even presume to know (or understand) all the tricks, pinches of that and dashes of this, that go into the Traditional Easter Bread. And partly because even though this recipe does come from my mother’s stash of recipe […]Read more »
Today I want to share an easy recipe for quiche, using many ingredients that you may already have. As the weather warms up so does egg production. This is a great way to use up those eggs. My favorite meat to use in quiche is bacon. You could also use chicken or lunch meat. […]Read more »
The hens are beginning to lay a few more eggs, but at the same time the shelves in my pantry and freezer are starting to look a little bare. It’s the time of year that I look through my mother’s recipe box for ideas. I know I’ll find something in her Depression/WWII era collection of […]Read more »
We’ve all read, or been told, that eggs (especially egg yolks) are to be avoided when it comes to health. Do you know why? Is this true? Here’s what I found: More than 25 years ago, when scientists were beginning to seriously research heart disease, they learned that high blood cholesterol was closely associated with the […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell of Iron Oak Farm Winter has settled in at Iron Oak Farm. Temperatures have been in the single digits for almost two weeks now and we have about 3 inches of snow. The chickens are protesting the cold temperatures and lack of sunshine with their usual, seasonal egg-strike. The eggs […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell of Iron Oak Farm Let me start by saying that this is not my original idea. I found inspiration for these hilarious eggs on the mother-site of all crafty and artsy ideas, that would be…Pinterest of course! So whoever came up with this idea I thank you and give full credit, because […]Read more »
by Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest If you are like me and purchased baby chicks this past spring, soon enough your pullets will begin to lay their first eggs. For first time chicken keepers, sometimes the anticipation alone can make you feel like a kid on Christmas morning. The best part, is that feeling of […]Read more »
By Meredith Chilson It’s nearly too late in the season to remind you of this. But, because I just now remembered it myself–while out in the pumpkin patch, no less– here’s your reminder: SAVE THE EGGS!! It’s possible that your chickens are beginning to slow down egg production already as they head into molt season […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell of Iron Oak Farm For a long time I thought my future was going to take route in becoming a Japanese interpreter. I studied Japanese language for 6 years and decided to change majors after considering how all the traveling would effect my family life. And while I’ve forgotten much of the […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell of Iron Oak Farm Scrambled eggs are a relatively simple meal. If you eat eggs, chances are you’ve had them scrambled. Even the most amateur of cooks can usually master something resembling scrambled eggs right, so why write a post about them? It’s true that when it comes to eggs, scrambled is […]Read more »