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Like most everyone else that has fresh eggs, I struggle with peeling after hard boiling them. I have tried all the traditional and unique approaches. Add baking soda to the water, or some say baking powder—boiling and ice bathing. How about a genuine egg cooker? Have one of those too, not impressed! I’ve attempted steaming […]Read more »
by Jennifer Burcke Last week, we celebrated the first day of spring here at 1840 Farm. It didn’t feel much like spring while we were outside clearing over half a foot of heavy, wet snow. I didn’t enjoy welcoming spring’s arrival with a snow shovel in hand. I would have much preferred a garden shovel. […]Read more »
by Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest Tis the season for a plethora of hard boiled eggs. Easter is upon us. Did you know that there are a few things that you too can do to achieve the perfect hard boiled egg? Over the years I have had plenty of opportunity to perfect the art and […]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 »