Why are some eggs different colors? How do the shells get their shade? How are blue eggs made? Join The Not So Modern Housewife as she delves into the origins of eggs and their shells.
We have an egg overload on the homestead right now! The chickens are producing so well, I’m continually looking for ways to use them up. Here’s 50+ recipes I’ve found to solve that problem! Eggs aren’t just for breakfast here!
The chicks have arrived! This was our first time hatching chicks, and from our own girls at that! We ended up with 11 new chicks on the homestead. Come see lots of cute pics and get some tips too!
We all know that farm fresh eggs look and taste better, but have you ever wondered why farm yolks are so dark? Does a blood spot mean it’s fertile? Does the shell color change the flavor? Discover the answers to these frequently asked questions about farm fresh eggs.
You could just as easily ask “why do we sell eggs?” or “what came first, the chicken or the egg?”. We keep extra hens so that we have eggs through winter for ourselves, and I sell the excess eggs in spring and summer to pay for the chicken feed. Here’s how we do it….
Farm fresh, hard boiled eggs have a reputation for being difficult to peel. If you need pretty hard boiled eggs and don’t want to wait for them to age, try steaming them instead!