Eggs & Meat

Meet the Top 15 Best Brown Egg Layers
December 31, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites Brown egg laying hens consistently appear on best egg layer lists and can be the backbone of a productive backyard flock, many laying more than 200 eggs …

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Small is the Next Big Thing
December 30, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

The coronavirus pandemic showed how important small flocks are to production as well as breed conservation. Small flocks, like vegetable gardens, give their keepers a measure of self-sufficiency. You’ll always have eggs!

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10 Hilarious Chicken Questions (Like Why Are Some Eggs Brown?)
December 30, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Chicken egg color is determined by the breed of the hen that laid the egg. Different breeds lay different colored chicken eggs. For instance, the white eggs seen in grocery stores are most likely laid by a White Leghorn.

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茶叶蛋 Marbled Tea Eggs
December 28, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Steeped in a flavorful marinade of soy sauce, star anise, spices, and tea, tea eggs (cha ye dan, 茶叶蛋) resemble beautifully carved marble orbs with delicate veins of color crisscrossing the surface. A platter of eggs looks more like art than something to eat.

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Chickens in Chinese Medicine
December 28, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Silkies have been venerated in Chinese traditional medicine for more than 1,000 years. Scientific researchers are looking for a basis for their nutritional value.

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Red Egg and Ginger Party 紅雞蛋
December 28, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

A newborn baby is truly a bundle of joy! In China, proud parents go the extra mile by hosting a jubilant red egg and ginger party when the baby is a month old.

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Chicken Satay and Pad Thai
December 28, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Both satays and pad Thais use fresh, lively ingredients. Historically, refrigeration was not available; thus, the main reason the food is so fresh!

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Why Have My Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs?
December 28, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites One day you have a flock of hens merrily clucking away, producing farm-fresh eggs to beat the band. The next day you go to the coop to …

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Raising Geese for Meat: A Home-Grown Holiday Goose
December 23, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Raising geese for meat is the primary purpose for most goose breeds, although some are bred with an emphasis on other attributes as well.

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Eggnog!
December 22, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Like fruitcake, there’s no middle ground when it comes to voicing one’s opinion about the taste of eggnog. Some folks relish the creamy concoction with great anticipation during the holidays, while others would rather pour it into the nearest poinsettia plant.

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