It’s the time of year when every chicken keeper begins wondering “What am I going to do with all these eggs?” If you’ve had your fill of scrambled eggs, omelets, frittatas, quiches, meringues, custards, and other egg-laden dishes, here are nine ways to preserve those eggs for later use. After all, just as spring is […]
For years I’ve struggled to make hard boiled eggs that peeled easily and were not green or stinky. No matter what I tried, I just could not get them to come out right. And other than on Dr. Seuss Day, I don’t think anyone finds green eggs appealing (no pun intended). Finally, I’ve figured it […]
An egg is an egg is an egg….or is it? I wanted to know how all the different types of eggs homesteaders produce compare. So I set out to find as much information as I could about guinea, quail, duck, turkey, goose, chicken and even ostrich eggs I found out that a guinea egg has […]
One of the most popular questions new chicken keepers ask is, should I wash my eggs? Commercial eggs are required to be pre-washed, and honestly, considering the living circumstances of many of the birds, it’s better that way. However, farm fresh eggs are a different story. You don’t actually NEED to wash your eggs, although […]
While chickens do make lovely pets, most people are lured into chicken keeping by the promise of delicious fresh eggs provided daily by their flock. When that doesn’t happen and you have to *gasp* buy eggs at the grocery store in disgrace it’s natural to start wondering what you are doing wrong! One of the […]
Whether you’ve got a lot of extra eggs, or are simply looking for something unique and delicious, Sriracha pickled eggs are quick, easy, and incredibly delicious! Sriracha sauce meets apple cider vinegar in an amazing SPICY pickled eggs recipe.