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Quail are small, but delicious mouthfuls. Here are two recipes for Roasted Quail from “Culinary Birds” by John Ash. COFFEE-SPICE ROASTED QUAIL WITH A VANILLA SAUCE MAKES 6 SERVINGS Ingredients 12 bone-in quail 5 tablespoons (75mL) olive oil, divided Coffee-spice Rub 1 tablespoon white sesame seeds 12 black peppercorns 20 coriander seeds 3 whole […]Read more »
Chicken Salad is a summer favourite. Spice yours up with some curry powder and a little yogurt. Our editor, Carla Tilghman, enjoys making this light curry chicken salad for the next day’s lunch. Letting the salad rest in the fridge overnight allows all the flavours to meld nicely. Curry Chicken Salad Prep time: 15 minutes (if […]Read more »
Our editor, Carla Tilghman, makes this recipe year-round for her family and friends. An easy and delicious egg recipe that works for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Stracciatella is a diminutive of the Italian verb stracciare (“to shred”) and means “little shred” or “rags” — describing how you’ll stir the egg into the broth. A spicy […]Read more »
Ingredients 1 recipe Basic Gingerbread Dough, chilled 1 recipe Classic Thick Royal Icing Black or brown food coloring gel 4 white Lifesavers candies Red food coloring gel 1 red candy dot or round candy-coated chocolate, such as M&M’s 4 graham crackers 5 silver sprinkles 6 Tbsp white fondant, homemade (page 7) or store-bought Orange food […]Read more »
Help Combat the Summer Heat Chickens, like so many other animals, have a hard time dealing with drastic climates. Whether they’re dealing with extreme cold or heat, there are a few things you can do to help them be a little less miserable. Try adding a few of these DIY projects into your flock management. […]Read more »
If you are looking for a turkey recipe that isn’t in the style of a traditional Thanksgiving turkey, I have got just the thing for you! After raising 3 turkeys last year, I challenged myself to come up with something new and usable, like lunch meat. I found numerous recipes online, but they all seemed […]Read more »
Let’s Start With The Soup This is great whether you’re fighting against a chilly day or you’re under the weather and craving soup. Snuggle up on the couch with a warm blanket, your soup, and a hot glass of tea. There are so many ways to use the chickens we keep and produce in our […]Read more »
Whether you harvest ducks from the wild or directly from your farm, this duck recipe will give you something to cheer about! The same duck combination can be used to create two tummy-warming meals. BASIC DUCK MIXTURE RECIPE 4 Duck Breasts (aka the breasts of 2 ducks) 1 Large Onion 2 Stalks Celery 1 Can […]Read more »
We have all heard how amazing the incredible edible egg is for us to eat, but what about for external uses? There are so many great all-natural beauty products available on the market today. Many of them come with a hefty price tag to boot. What if I told you, stop buying them? It’s not […]Read more »
My Dad and I are the only ones in our family that like eggnog, so I guess that’s why I have only been exposed to the stuff you buy in a carton. Now, don’t get me wrong, the stuff in the carton is good, but I was curious to know what homemade eggnog tasted like. […]Read more »