Monthly Archives: November 2013

Smashing Pumpkins (for chickens)

This is not a post about the 90’s band, but about the notion of gift-giving to chickens. I recently read a fun blog from Brite Tap about Christmas Gifts for chickens.  Since our chickens are the “most spoiledest and tamedest … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

This time of year we all should think of the things we have to be thankful for.  Are you breathing?  That is a starting point, build from there!  I have quite a lot to be thankful for: excellent wife/partner/girlfriend (FYI-all … Continue reading

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Air Raid Casualty

Air Raid today, 1 casualty, wounded in action. It was late morning, I had just finished my lunch when I heard that panic squawk.  Loud, and almost from the front yard.  I jumped up and headed toward the backdoor.  As … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Soups

It’s the time of year for soup, and I’ve made a lot of squash soup recently. The one in the picture is a standard pumpkin soup with roasted pumpkin seeds as a garnish. My favorite has been a Thai-style pumpkin … Continue reading

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Goldie takes a Selfie

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Brunch Bunch

We’ve started a tradition of having brunch on the weekends, and I wanted something special this time. So, I dragged out the waffle iron and made these tasty waffles again. It’s fun to have a bread-type product every now and … Continue reading

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Buffy is an Extremely Good Molter (Again!)

It hasn’t been that long since Buffy molted the first time, but in the course of a week, she’s lost almost half her feathers! She’s at it again, and even faster this time. (Cranky and hungry, too!) All the chickens … Continue reading

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Mushroom “Risotto”

Greer saw a recipe for Mushroom and Bacon “Risotto” in Mark’s Daily Apple, and asked me to make it for him. I highly recommend it! Greer braised some beef to go with it to make a tasty meal.

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Tapas Night

We’ve been watching José Andrés’ Made in Spain episodes, a really fun show.  He is extremely enthusiastic about food!  In one episode, he caramelizes onions for 45 minutes, then adds an equal volume of eggs to onions, and scrambles them … Continue reading

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