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Welcome Spring

March 31st, 2013 · No Comments

Thank you Marigold, Ophelia, and Ethel for the beautiful eggs. And happy spring to everyone! I heard the neighborhood flickers drumming in earnest on my early morning walk today. Let the wild rumpus begin!   You may also like:Our Urban Chicken Coop Plan Urban Chicken Retirement: What to do when older chickens stop laying? Buff [...]

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Tags: chickens, eggs, seasons, urban nature

Deconstructing Dinner: An Interview at The Tangled Nest for a New TV Series

September 19th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Last Saturday I was delighted to welcome the good folks from Deconstructing Dinner for an afternoon at The Tangled Nest.  Until a couple of years ago, Deconstructing Dinner was an internationally syndicated radio show covering food and the emerging food culture, with a focus on the relationship between our food choices and ourselves, our households, [...]

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Tags: chickens, eggs, food, urban farming

Eggs: Fresh and Freshest

April 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

In France, farm eggs at the market are stamped with two dates:  “Fresh until,” and “Extra-fresh until…” You can actually request extra-fresh eggs from your fromager/egg-monger! Eggs are extra-fresh until they are about 7 days old, and during this time are best for coddling, poaching, mayonnaise, aioli, mousse, or a very special cake. If you [...]

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Tags: books, chickens, eggs, food