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Story and photos by Meredith Leigh You’ve braised, grilled, fried, spatchcocked, and stuffed. Why not try your hand at poultry sausage? In the modern kitchen, whole birds rule the day, giving families multiple meals from one purchase. Sausage from chicken, duck, or other fowl is easy to make, lean yet juicy, and fun to flavor […]Read more »
This is basically a German mac-n-cheese with some pheasant bits tossed in. It’s easy, homey, and kids will love it. You can serve this in a big casserole, or, for a dinner party, in individual ramekins. It reheats well, so you might want to make a big batch on the weekend and eat it for […]Read more »
Delicious turkey meatloaf recipe with a veggie twist from Traci DeLore. Mom’s meatloaf might have been one of your favorites growing up. However, if you’re looking for ways to cut back on red meat, this flavorful meatloaf made with lean ground turkey will soon be your new favorite. My now-grown children still love this meatloaf. Little […]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 »
Story and photos by Lori Leigh The name breakfast casserole is misleading, don’t you think? I think it’s safe to say that as chicken keepers, we have all tried different kinds of breakfast casserole recipes. After all, it’s a great way to showcase those beautiful farm fresh eggs. Many breakfast casserole recipes use a few […]Read more »
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 »
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 »
This is the time of year I feel time rushing past; do you? It’s a different sort of rushing than happens in the summer and fall, when gardens are producing mountains of beans and squash, the hay needs to be cut and the straw baled (to say nothing of the lawn), the barns and egg […]Read more »