Posts Tagged ‘eggs’

recipe: bacon, blue cheese and jalapeno breakfast tortillas.

how do you make bacon and blue cheese breakfast tortillas even more awesome? with fresh jalapenos from the the cosmos organicos garden collective! obviously any jalapenos will do, but fresh is best top with a little sriracha sauce and you’ve got yourself a fiery flavor extravaganza!

recipe: bacon and blue cheese breakfast tortillas.

so i’m standing, staring at the fridge wondering what i can whip together and a plan slowly comes together. a wonderfully tasty plan. a plan so wonderfully tasty that i can’t believe it had never occurred to me before – BACON AND BLUE CHEESE BREAKFAST TORTILLAS! i scrambled some fresh eggs from The Girls and […]

finally, fresh eggs from The (new) Girls!

some time ago we gave away The Old Girls to a nice farm in the country. after two full years of laying they weren’t producing many eggs anymore and were old enough that they probably wouldn’t have tasted any good on the dinner table. as luck would have it, a local organic pumpkin patch was […]

recipe: bacon wrapped eggs with cheese.

as soon as i saw this video for bacon wrapped eggs i knew i had to try it. i mean, how possibly could you go wrong with bacon, eggs and cheese? and it’s really simple, as it doesn’t really take much longer to make than regular ol’ bacon and eggs. first, you brown some bacon […]

recipe: egg nests.

since The Girls are always producing eggs and odin loves to help in the kitchen, we’re always looking for fun and simple egg recipes that he can help make. recently, i ran across this recipe for egg nests and thought i’d give it a try. first, of course, you want some fresh eggs. we have […]

how to store fresh eggs.

now that we have plenty of Gifts from The Girls, the obvious question is how to best store the eggs? farm fresh eggs come with a protein coating called the bloom which seals the egg and protects it from going bad from bacterial contamination. supermarket eggs are washed which removes the bloom and forces refrigeration. […]

how to make the perfect hard boiled fresh egg.

one of peculiarities of having fresh eggs from backyard hens is that the shells are really, really hard and the membrane between the shell and whites is firmly attached to both after cooking which can lead much frustration when trying to make a when you hard boiled egg or egg salad sandwich since you spend […]

on the effects of light on egg production and timing.

you might recall that a few months ago we were wondering whether or not we should light the chicken coop to maintain egg production from The Girls over the winter. eventually, we decided to light the coop for a hours if only to try to train them to lay in the morning before we leave […]

recipe: eggnog pots-de-creme!

it’s eggnog season, which means i’m on the lookout to find new things to do with our super tasty organic valley eggnog. of course, anything that helps us with our egg surplus is an added bonus. so i was mighty pleased to see a recipe for eggnog pots de creme from sofya hundt ( you […]

things one ponders while making breakfast for fellow employees at the company retreat.

so, you get up at a frighteningly early hour for a company off-site retreat because for some reason you’ve volunteered to help make breakfast for fellow colleagues who are all snoozing soundly. while rummaging through the cupboards for salt and pepper to add to the scrambled eggs you find Support Staff Steph’s Secret Seasoning…