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Rice Pudding

Rice Pudding

An American ClassicRice pudding is a favorite around here. My husband likes it for breakfast and I like it anytime. It’s a fantastic way to use up leftover rice. There are many different variations of rice pudding found around the world. The recipe below is classic American Farmhouse cuisine. Rice Pudding Heaping ⅓ Cup of…

Too Many Eggs & Impossible Pie

Impossible Pie

For people who keep backyard chickens or ducks, sometimes you can have too much of a good thing – especially in the spring. That’s because this is the time of the year when small poultry flock owners are positively polluted with extra eggs. But it’s a good problem to have. Early spring brings with extra…

How To Make Farm House Egg Noodles

Egg Noodles & Fresh Parsley

I know spring seems like it’s far away. But before you know it people who keep backyard chickens will be swimming in eggs again. One way to use up an abundance of eggs and to store the nutrition of eggs for long-term storage is by making egg noodles. Egg noodles are simply flour, water, eggs,…

How To Preserve Eggs With Water Glass

Eggs In Water Glass

Did you know that are a few different old-time ways to preserve fresh eggs for many months without electricity? It’s true. Freshly laid eggs have been successfully preserved by being kept in a “water glass” solution, in a lime water solution, by being coated with mineral oil, Vaseline or paraffin wax, and by being buried…

Rouen Ducks Setting Eggs

Rouen Hens With Drake

A couple of our Rouen hens have decided to set a clutch of eggs. Most domestic duck eggs will hatch in about 28 days. The hens are working as a tag team and taking turns sitting on the nest. Sometimes both of them will try to sit on the nest at the same time.  …