Category Archives: Poultry

Trekking to Semi-Distant Chickens and Poultry in Winter, Zone 5 or Thereabouts

Note:  This post is a re-blogging of an older post (January 2019), with some edits from as I developed more experience, from those older days.    The location of my hen houses are perfect for most the months of the … Continue reading

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Kamut (Khorasan Wheat), Veggies and Duck Legs

Contains:  Gluten, nightshades.   I apologize for the lack of photos of this dish… I plumb forgot to take any.  I brought it to a friend at her hip re-hab facility.   I intended to make this for Christmas Day lunch (especially … Continue reading

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Greek Lemony Rice Pilaf with Chicken Legs

Contains:  Potential dairy as a garnish.  Is: Gluten-free. This one comes via My Greek Dish You can also use other cuts of skin-on chicken.  Or, combine them. Labne is a Middle Eastern dairy product akin to yogurt, except made from … Continue reading

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Coturnix a la Española: Adaptation of a Spanish-Style Quail Recipe, circa 1898

Contains: Gluten/wheat, eggs. Is: Probably extremely “retro”. You can use gluten-free bread  for the breadcrumbs, if desired. A 19th-century recipe from California for Codornices a la española (Spanish-style quail) was prepared by stuffing quails with a mixture of mushroom, green onion, parsley, butter, lemon … Continue reading

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Savory Moroccan Quail Tagine

Contains:  Nightshades. Is:  Gluten-free, tree-nut free, paleo, Whole30, one-pot cooking. The source recipe is here:  Savory Quail Tagine Recipe | Allrecipes  I modified it hither and yon, but not drastically.  The recipe makes use of a tagine, a specialized Moroccan … Continue reading

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Spring Homesteading Plans, 2021

Or, The Annals of Future Food! We had six inches of snow by late morning, Friday 4/16.  Most melted by Saturday; it was all gone by Sunday morning. It is the time of year that if and when it does … Continue reading

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Chicken Drumsticks (or Wings), Baked with Balsamic Reduction & Hot Sauce.

Contains:  Nightshades in the hot sauce.  Is:  Gluten-free, paleo.  Probably nothing special, but something I’ve been making with drumsticks or wings as a main for awhile now.  Usually as a lunch.  Switch out the hot sauce or the backdrops or … Continue reading

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Japanese Miso Dressing with Duck Breast

Contains:  Soy (potentially gluten), added sugar.  Is:  Quick and easy, just ducky… A continuation of my Asian Cooking Month!   If you are gluten-free, read your miso container label.   There are indeed some that contain no wheat (gluten).   Duck is not … Continue reading

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New World Tamales – Turkey & Tomato

Contains:  Nightshades, grains (corn).  Is: Gluten-free, inspired by New World meals and ingredients.  The original goal for the tamales was to make them for Columbus Day, using only ingredients (though not equipment or techniques) available somewhere in the New World … Continue reading

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Mom’s Poultry Dressing/Stuffing & Her Turkey Giblet Gravy

Contains:  Wheat, gluten, nightshades.  Is: A family (mostly) traditional holiday turkey dressing and gravy pair of recipes.  You can combine these with my earlier recipe – or with any roasted turkey / large chicken you want to make.   I cannot … Continue reading

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