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16 Fascinating Egg Facts
July 5, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

No matter how you cook them—scrambled, poached, fried or baked—eggs are chock full of healthy nutrients. Even if you eat eggs all the time, there may be some things you don’t …

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Red, White, and Blue Chicken Breeds
July 4, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Happy 4th of July! I have been playing around with my chicken run garden and taking some photos of the chickens enjoying the flowers. The garden is right in front of …

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Quail Egg Benefits: Nature’s Perfect Finger Food

Story and Photos By Janice Cole, Minnesota There’s something about quail eggs that makes them hard to resist. The tiny brown-speckled gems with their aqua interiors look more like candy …

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Spring Cleaning From Chicken Coop to Kitchen

By Janice Cole, Minnesota The chickens are always a little frantic as I begin to clean, wondering what’s happening to their little world, but they’re all so happy to be …

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Plant a Chicken-Themed Garden
February 26, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Artwork by Bethany Caskey Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A city slicker moves to the country and decides to raise chickens. He goes to the local farm store and …

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How to Make Pickled Eggs and Other Great Ways to Preserve Eggs

By Janice Cole – I encountered many surprises when I first started raising backyard chickens, but one I hadn’t expected was the uneven cycle of egg production. There are periods …

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Make Your Own Cured Salted Egg Yolks
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Raising chickens for eggs allows me to be pretty free with creating new recipes. But one trendy recipe I had yet to try was cured, salted egg yolks. The whole …

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Chicken Caesar Salad – With Classic or Pesto Dressing Plus Homemade Croutons
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

The first time I saw my husband making his signature Caesar salad at a restaurant where we both worked, I was pretty impressed. Why? He wasn’t known to embrace cooking, …

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Recipes: Using Duck Eggs

By Janice Cole, Minnesota Chickens take note: the world of eggs is expanding around this country. While only a few years ago free-range chicken eggs were difficult to find, they’re …

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Myths About Chicken, Eggs And Other Foods Busted!

By Janice Cole, Minnesota Do you wash your chicken thoroughly before cooking? Store your farm fresh eggs at room temperature? Carefully baste your roast turkey and chicken? And cook your pasta in large amounts of …

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