Category Archives: Poultry

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

Posted in Commentary, Poultry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Appetizers, Cooking, Poultry | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Asian & Asian Influenced, Cooking, Poultry | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Cooking, Poultry, South of the Border | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Cooking, Offal, Poultry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Basic Small Heritage Turkey Recipe

Contains:  Dairy (butter).  Is: Meant for the holidays. (Or, whenever…) I basically RUINED an (expensive Whole Foods) turkey by brining it some years back, following brining instructions no less.  Alas, it was also a heritage turkey.  I’ve been wanting a … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Poultry | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Holiday Dishes for The End of the Year (Thanksgiving Onwards)

To celebrate Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Solstice, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Hogmanay.  And any other date you want to celebrate, whether for familial, spiritual, traditional, or friendship reasons.  After all, any Holiday is what YOU make … Continue reading

Posted in Baked Goods, Cooking, Meats, Poultry, Seafood, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Roast Cornish Game Hen

Contains:  No major allergens.  Is:  Gluten-free, paleo.   This dinner came from a home-farmed chicken.  This hen weighed 1.25 pounds, dressed.  (By being “dressed”, this really means undressed of feathers, feet, and guts.)  She wasn’t a full out Cornish Cross, but … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Poultry | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Breakfast, Cooking, Poultry | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Commentary, Cooking, Poultry | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment