Category Archives: Poultry

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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Basic Small Heritage Turkey

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

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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

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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

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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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