Blogaversary: Reinventing the Chicken Coop (Giveaway)

And the fun continues! Hopefully you all know I have backyard chickens. The Girls, as we affectionately call them, came to live with us almost 3 years ago exactly. I took a class at Love Apple Farms on raising chickens and part of the package was 4 baby chicks, which I brought home in a

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Perfect Scrambled Eggs (recipe)

  When I was growing up, I thought scrambled eggs needed to be cooked quickly over medium-high heat and brutally assaulted with the spatula to avoid the evil dark brown spots. Now at my advanced age of not-going-to-tell-you, I might have learned something new. With my handy nonstick pan, which I purchased just to manage egg cooking,

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Local meat chickens – where to find the good stuff

Jamie, who spends most of her time on her two blogs, Best Kids Apps and Travel Saavy Mom, asked about local sources for pasture-raised, meat chickens. Since I find myself in the process of stocking the fridge with just those items, sharing my technique and sources seemed like a friendly thing to do. First off,

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Perfect Soft Boiled Egg (recipe)

On a weekday morning, I like to vary my egg eating routine between spinach omelets and two soft boiled eggs served with fancy French salt. I had sort of been stumbling through soft boiled egg making, occasionally coming up with a product I was happy with. Mostly, I overcooked the eggs and there was nothing

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