Category Archives: Poultry

What to Do with Your Quail Eggs?

Contains:  Eggs and so forth.  Is:  Many of the ideas are vegetarian.  Or all can be made vegetarian. I got ideas from the “recipe” for making soft boiled eggs, but already had some of my own:  https://www.pantsdownapronson.com/soft-boiled-quail-eggs/. Upon my first … Continue reading

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Prepping to Sell or Donate Home Grown Chicken Eggs

(This is the full and complete version of this blog post.  It was uploaded as incomplete this past Tuesday by accident.) These are my personal guidelines that I follow for donation or sale of extra chicken eggs from my back … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken Thigh with Scalloped Potato, and Canned Plum Tomato

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, Paleo, Whole30, quick and easy (or at least, very easy.)   There are days you just don’t want to make too much a bother in the kitchen.  But you want something to eat for dinner, and … Continue reading

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The Quail Have Started to Lay! Plus, How Quail Differ from Chickens

New Homestead Developments! As of this morning, July 21st, I have a total of 4 quail eggs.  Produced by my in-house Coturnix! Apparently I have at least two or three females and at least one male.  There are  seven mature … Continue reading

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Incubating Quail or Chicken Eggs

I have decided to try my hand at incubating poultry eggs in my home.  Why? Scroll down for a summary of a list of instructions! For the quail, I’d ordered some eggs back at the end of March, because 1) … Continue reading

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Savory Chicken and Rhubarb Casserole, with Lemon

Contains:  Nightshade, soy, potentially gluten, potentially seafood in a condiment.   Is:  Seasonal.     I’ve come across a couple recipes that differ from each other in various ways, but that do follow the above theme. I ended up not … Continue reading

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Chicken, and Wild & Red Rice Casserole with Mushrooms

Contains:  Dairy, wheat / gluten, optional alcohol, optional nightshades.  For vegetarian, consider subbing in marinated tofu for the chicken. AND, TEN (10) YEARS OF BLOGGING!    Look to the end of this post for the story…. or, avoid – it’s … Continue reading

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Breakfast in Japan: Oyakodon

Contains:  Eggs, soy, potential gluten, potential alcohol. J. Kenji Alt-Lopez is making home cooking videos these days.  He does these POV style with a Go-Pro mounted on his forehead, so you see what he sees.  Editing is minimal, but the … Continue reading

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Chikhirtma: Georgian Chicken Soup

Contains:  Alcohol (it cooks off), gluten, optional nightshade.  Is: Potentially gluten-free if you change out the flour. Taken from Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street 2017, found in March-April page 25.  I made a half-recipe, since as a single person I could … Continue reading

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Avgolemono Soup: Greek Lemon, Egg & Chicken, with Orzo

Contains:  Gluten, wheat, egg.  Is:  Yet another Greek recipe… I reviewed several recipes, and worked off of ideas from all of these: https://www.realgreekrecipes.com/no-fail-avgolemono-soup/ https://www.dimitrasdishes.com/greek-chicken-avgolemono-soup-lemony-chicken-and-orzo-soup/ https://www.seriouseats.com/2018/04/how-to-make-greek-avgolemono-chicken-soup.html The book by Micheal Psilakis, How to Roast a Lamb Psilakis has been a wonderful … Continue reading

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