Christmas Figgy Pudding

“Now bring us some figgy pudding” is part of the chorus in We Wish You A Merry Christmas.   From the 16th century, Figgy Pudding traditionally graced the table at the end of a Christmas meal and it is quintessentially British.  It’s possible ancestors made the pudding from a potage of mashed figs thickened with bread, … Read moreChristmas Figgy Pudding

Soft-Shelled or Shell-less Eggs

If you raise chickens, eventually you will encounter eggs that, for obvious reasons, never make it to the grocery store.  One of those anomalies is the soft-shelled or shell-less egg.  An occasional soft-shelled egg is no reason for concern.  Reasons for these soft, squishy eggs incude: Calcium Deficiency Hens need an adequate amount of calcium in their … Read moreSoft-Shelled or Shell-less Eggs