Category Archives: Chicken

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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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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Wordless Wednesday: Farm Helper

Pocket is such a help around the farm…. though it’d be nice if she could help pluck! Darned her lack of thumbs. Does your dog help out at your place?

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Personal Roast “Chicken” (Giving Cornish Hens a Try)

You’ve probably seen these cute little “hens” packaged in your grocery store. I had never tried roasting cornish hens before, and was quite pleased with the results! Roasting was super easy: follow the instructions on the package! They’re small enough … Continue reading

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Filed under Baked, Chicken, Cooking, Easy