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by Jennifer Burcke During the summer growing season here at 1840 Farm, I spend a few minutes each day trying to decide the best way to make use of our daily harvest. Some days, Mother Nature doesn’t give me many options, on others, she grants me an embarrassment of riches. Now that we have finally started […]Read more »
by Jennifer Burcke In my last post, I shared my frustration with trying to make a perfectly hard boiled egg using the fresh eggs we gather here at 1840 Farm. I asked Community Chickens readers to share their tricks and tips in the hopes that I would find the perfect solution. You amazed me by […]Read more »
by Jennifer Burcke I love the fresh eggs that we collect from our heritage breed hens here at 1840 Farm. Each one is a beautiful symbol of my family’s decision to become chicken keepers. Every egg serves as a reminder of our commitment to hold our food supply close at hand. Part of our journey […]Read more »
I enjoyed meringue cookies long before I became a chicken keeper. Once we started collecting fresh eggs from the heritage breed hens at 1840 Farm, I began my love affair with meringue. There is something about the work of making a meringue that I enjoy. It’s a process that seems to be equal parts science […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell Photos by author. This is a delicious Sunday dinner that fills the home with the mouthwatering smells of garlic, rosemary and onion. A hearty chicken dish with rustic root vegetables that caramelize and meld, to flavor each other and the roasted chicken. Any of the vegetables can be eliminated or changed. I […]Read more »