Category Archives: Cooking

Making Sausage!

Here at Birdsong Farm we raise pastured poultry and domestic rabbits. Our ducks are born on grass, live their lives eating grass, fermented grains and garden waste and entertain us with their beauty and silly tactics. Our chickens have never … Continue reading

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Making Homemade Bacon

“The only thing better than bacon…. is MORE bacon”  This classic quote from my Grandfather could actually be made better: “The only thing better than more bacon…. is HOMEMADE bacon!” “I’ve never tasted bacon like this” said my husband this … Continue reading

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How to Boil An Egg – To Perfection

“She can’t even boil an egg” may be a phrase for the cooking-challenged, but in reality the perfect hard boiled egg is not necessarily a given. Even the savviest cook can end up with runny yolks, green yolks or an … Continue reading

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Tonight’s meal had a name – Thank You, Mike

Let me begin this post with a confession: yes, we do name our chickens. We don’t name ALL the animals here at Birdsong Farm. The meat bunnies, for example do not get names until they’ve been chosen as breeding stock. … Continue reading

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